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File #: 2021-0028    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/5/2021 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 1/5/2021
Enactment date: 1/13/2021 Enactment #: 19221
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to council rules and order of business; amending Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005, Ordinance 11683, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.035, Ordinance 11683, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.045, Ordinance 11683, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.055, Ordinance 11683, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.065, Ordinance 11683, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.085, Ordinance 11683, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.155, Ordinance 11683, Section 23, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.225, Ordinance 11683, Section 31, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.305, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 1.24; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19221, 2. 2021-0028 Title Amendment T1
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to council rules and order of business; amending Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005, Ordinance 11683, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.035, Ordinance 11683, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.045, Ordinance 11683, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.055, Ordinance 11683, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.065, Ordinance 11683, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.085, Ordinance 11683, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.155, Ordinance 11683, Section 23, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.225, Ordinance 11683, Section 31, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.305, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 1.24; and declaring an emergency.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. Section 220.40 of the King County Charter requires the council to adopt by ordinance rules of procedure governing the time, place and conduct of its meetings.
B. Consistent with the county charter, the council adopted by ordinance rules of procedure, which are codified in K.C.C. chapter 1.24, and passed motions related to the organization and administration of the council.
C. The rules ordinance and the organizational motion have been amended from time to time to reflect desired changes in the council's rules of procedure and organization.
D. Because the council is reorganizing the council and its committees by Motion XXXXX (Proposed Motion 2021-0027), effective January 5, 2021, including modifying committees, committee chair and vice-chair positions and duties, this ordinance must be enacted as an emergency ordinance in order to be effective and ensure that the regular meeting times of the council's committees are effective contemporaneously with the reorganization of the council.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Rule 1: Definitions. The definitions in this rule apply throughout this chapter unless the conte...

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