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File #: 2018-0177    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2018 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/26/2018
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15110
Title: A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; and amending Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR 1-020, Motion 11105 (part), as amended, and OR 1-040, Motion 11122, Section B, as amended, and OR 2-010, Motion 11122, Section D, as amended, and OR 2-020, Motion 11122, Section G, as amended, and OR 2-040 and Motion 11122, Section H, as amended, and OR 2-050.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. Motion 15110.pdf, 2. 15110 Amendment pkg 3-26-18.pdf
Drafter
Clerk 03/26/2018
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A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; and amending Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR 1-020, Motion 11105 (part), as amended, and OR 1-040, Motion 11122, Section B, as amended, and OR 2-010, Motion 11122, Section D, as amended, and OR 2-020, Motion 11122, Section G, as amended, and OR 2-040 and Motion 11122, Section H, as amended, and OR 2-050.
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WHEREAS, the council has specified by motion the chairs, vice-chairs and members of council committees and provided for any changes to these positions to be made by adoption of a formal legislative motion, and
WHEREAS, the charter provides that the council shall elect one of its members as chair, and Motion 10651, Section II, as amended, and OR 1-010 provides that the council shall elect a chair who shall serve at the pleasure of the council for a term of one year, unless otherwise ordered by the council, and
WHEREAS, the council has specified by motion the chairs, vice-chairs and members of council committees and provided for any changes to these positions to be made by adoption of a formal legislative motion;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR 1-020 are each amended to read as follows:
OR 1-020. Powers and duties of the chair.
A. The chair, with their consent, shall appoint councilmembers to regional committees, standing committees, administrative committees, special committees and outside committees as required or as deemed necessary to efficiently conduct the business of the council. The council recognizes that its committee structure, membership and chairs and vice-chairs reflect the council's will. Any changes thereto shall be made only by formal legislative motion adopted by a majority of the members at a council meeting.
B. The chair shall have the responsibility and general direction for the council's resources, budget, operation and organizational structure. The...

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