Home Table of Contents

§ 18-101. Procedure for changing form of government--Petition or governing body resolution

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
Changing Status
Article XVIII. Changing Statutory Form of City Government
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 18-101
§ 18-101. Procedure for changing form of government--Petition or governing body resolution
Any city operating pursuant to a statutory form of city government may change to any one of the other statutory forms of city government. The mayor shall issue an order calling for an election on the question of whether or not the city shall change its form of government if:
1. an initiative petition is filed with the governing body of the municipality; or
2. the governing body, by resolution, so directs.
The initiative petition or resolution of the governing body shall be filed at least one hundred twenty (120) days before the filing date for the next municipal general election and shall include the form of government which is proposed for adoption. The order calling for the election shall be issued by the governing body of the municipality within ten (10) days after a decision has been made on the ballot title, or within ten (10) days after the effective date of the resolution of the governing body.

Credits

Laws 1977, c. 256, § 18-101, eff. July 1, 1978; Laws 1984, c. 126, § 33, eff. Nov. 1, 1984.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 18-101, OK ST T. 11 § 18-101
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document