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File #: 2019-0476    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Lapsed
File created: 11/13/2019 In control: Law and Justice Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/4/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030 and Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030 and adding a new section to the organizational compilation.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett, Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. A. King County Legislative Branch Organizational Chart 11.05.2019, 2. 2019-0476+0477_SR_Human_Civil_Rights_Commission.docx, 3. 2019-0477+0476-ATT5-KorematsuReport.pdf, 4. 2019-0477+0476_ATT6_PO_2019-0330_Signature Report_Est_ESJ_Civ_Rights_Comm.pdf, 5. 2019-0476+0477_SR_Human_Civil_Rights_Commission_12.10.19.pdf, 6. 2019-0476-ATT4-ProposedMotion.pdf, 7. 2019-0477+0476-ATT5-KorematsuReport.pdf, 8. 2019-0477+0476_ATT6_PO_2019-0330_Signature Report_Est_ESJ_Civ_Rights_Comm.pdf
Staff: Kim, Andrew
Drafter
Clerk 11/07/2019
Title
A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030 and Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030 and adding a new section to the organizational compilation.
Body
WHEREAS, Ordinance XXXX (Proposed Ordinance 2019-0XXX) established the King County human and civil rights commission to enforce antidiscrimination laws and conduct activities to protect the human and civil rights of county residents, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance XXXX (Proposed Ordinance 2019-0XXX) required that the organization and administration of the commission be sufficiently independent to assure that no interference or influence external to the commission adversely affects the independence and objectivity of the commission, and
WHEREAS, Section 220.30 of the King County Charter provides that the county council "shall be responsible for its own organization and for the employment and supervision of those employees whom it deems necessary to assist it," and
WHEREAS, the council desires to implement changes with regard to the administration of the King County human and civil rights commission;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Employment and administration committee.
A. Membership requirements. The employment and administration committee shall consist of five members. The chair of the council shall be a member of the committee.
B. Duties.
1. General duties. In accordance with this section OR 2-030, the committee shall oversee employment-related issues in the legislative branch, excluding all decisions for those positions and employees serving councilmembers' personal, district support and constituent services functions.
2. Administrative decisions. In consultation with the chief of staff, the committee shall:
a. recommend to the council for adoption of admini...

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