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File #: 2021-0274    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: In Committee
File created: 7/20/2021 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION appointing committees to write the voters' pamphlet statements for the November 2, 2021, special election held in conjunction with the general election regarding Ordinance 19308 proposing an amendment to the King County Charter to update the charter, clarify terms, and bring the charter into compliance with state law, as it pertains to referendum, initiative and charter ballot measure timelines; amending Sections 230.40, 230.50, 230.50.10, 230.60, 230.70, 230.75 and 800 of the King County Charter.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Charter, Elections, Initiative and Referendum, King County, Referendum, Voters' Pamphlet
Code sections: 230.40 - ., 230.50 - ., 230.50.10 - ., 230.60 - ., 230.70 - ., 230.75 - .
Related files: 2021-0185

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A MOTION appointing committees to write the voters' pamphlet statements for the November 2, 2021, special election held in conjunction with the general election regarding Ordinance 19308 proposing an amendment to the King County Charter to update the charter, clarify terms, and bring the charter into compliance with state law, as it pertains to referendum, initiative and charter ballot measure timelines; amending Sections 230.40, 230.50, 230.50.10, 230.60, 230.70, 230.75 and 800 of the King County Charter.

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                     WHEREAS, K.C.C. chapter 1.10 provides for the publication and distribution of local voters' pamphlets in conformity with chapter 29A.32 RCW for elections held in King County, and

                     WHEREAS, RCW 29A.32.280 provides for each measure from a jurisdiction that is included in a local voters' pamphlet, the legislative authority of that jurisdiction shall formally appoint a committee to prepare arguments advocating voter approval of the measure and a committee to prepare arguments advocating voter rejection of the measure, and

                     WHEREAS, Ordinance 19308, adopted June 22, 2021, provides for submission to the voters at a special election to be held in conjunction with the November 2, 2021, general election, an amendment to the King County Charter to update the charter, clarify terms, and bring the charter into compliance with state law, as it pertains to referendum, initiative and charter ballot measure timelines; amending Sections 230.40, 230.50, 230.50.10, 230.60, 230.70, 230.75 and 800 of the King County Charter;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The following individuals are appointed to serve on the voters' pamphlet committees to write a statement for and against the proposed amendment:

                     FOR                                                                                                                              AGAINST

1.  Eliseo Juárez                                                                                    1.  ____________________

2.  Julie Anne Kempf                                                                                    2.  ____________________

3. Toby Nixon                                                                                                          3.  ____________________