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City of El Reno, OK
Canadian County
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[Adopted 9-1-1972 as Ch. 8, Secs. 8-3, 8-4 and 8-6, of the 1972 Code]
Within the Cemetery Department, there shall be a Cemetery Board as provided by Section 25 of the Charter, the members of which shall be appointed by the Council.
A majority of all the members of the Cemetery Board shall constitute a quorum. A complete copy of the minutes of each meeting shall be filed with the City Clerk. If a member is absent from four consecutive regular meetings of the Board, the member shall thereupon cease to hold office.
The Cemetery Board may adopt regulations for the administration and operation of the City cemetery or cemeteries, subject to ordinances which the Council may enact, and it may make recommendations to the Council and to the City Manager on matters pertaining to the City cemetery or cemeteries.
The Cemetery Board may solicit money or other property, either real or personal, for the creation of a permanent fund, the income from which may be used for the maintenance or improvement of individual graves or lots, or for the perpetual care of any portion of the cemetery, or the entire cemetery, as may be designated by the donor. In case the donor does not specify particular graves, lots or tracts, the income from such monies shall be used for general care of the cemetery.
The money received for such purposes may be invested in the following manner:
Interest-bearing general obligation bonds of the City of El Reno, Oklahoma.
Interest-bearing general obligation bonds of the City of El Reno School District No. 34.
Interest-bearing general obligation bonds of Canadian County, Oklahoma.
First mortgages on real estate located in the City of El Reno, or farm land located in Canadian County, Oklahoma, as provided by Chapter 27, Art. 2, Session Laws of Oklahoma 1921.
State and federal bonds.