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File #: 2021-0404    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 10/12/2021 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15953
Title: A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending 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: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. Motion 15953
Drafter
Clerk 10/11/2021
Title
A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending 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.
Body
WHEREAS, in accordance with Sections 220.30 and 240 of the King County Charter, the council organizes the legislative branch by motion, and
WHEREAS, in furtherance of that authority, the council passes organizational motions that establish the council's committee structure, membership and chairs and vice-chairs to reflect the will of the council and to ensure the efficient conduct of council business, and
WHEREAS, recent actions by councilmember Kathy Lambert in the councilmember's campaign for reelection have adversely impacted the ability of the council to conduct its business efficiently and effectively, and
WHEREAS, those actions, which are contrary to the county's equity and social justice policies as set forth in Ordinance 16948, impede the councilmember's ability to serve in council leadership roles because they: (a) have impaired the ability of councilmembers and council staff to perform their duties; and (b) should not be deemed to represent the council in its engagement with other governments, associations and the public, and
WHEREAS, changes to the council's committee leadership structure are necessary to address the negative impacts;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 11122, Section D, as amended, and OR 2-020 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Standing committees - functions. In addition to any committee otherwise established by law, the committees of the metropolitan King County council and their respective functions are established as follows:
A. Budget and fiscal management committee shall consider and make recommendations on: the county revenue and expenditure fiscal structural gap; capital and operating budget appropriations; the sale and ...

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