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File #: 2007-0671    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2007 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2007
Enactment date: Enactment #: 12662
Title: A MOTION relating to the organization of the council, electing the chair and vice-chairs of the council and its committees and creating new committees; and amending Motion 10651, Section II, as amended, and OR 1-010, Motion 10651, Section IV, as amended, and OR 1-030, Motion 11105 (part), as amended, and OR 1-040 and Motion 11122, Section G, as amended, and OR 2-040.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. 12662.pdf
Drafter
Clerk 12/13/2007
Title
A MOTION relating to the organization of the council, electing the chair and vice-chairs of the council and its committees and creating new committees; and amending Motion 10651, Section II, as amended, and OR 1-010, Motion 10651, Section IV, as amended, and OR 1-030, Motion 11105 (part), as amended, and OR 1-040 and Motion 11122, Section G, as amended, and OR 2-040.
Body
WHEREAS, the King County Charter provides that the county council "shall elect one of its members as chairman, shall be responsible for its own organization," and
WHEREAS, the council desires to elect a chair and vice-chairs of the council and its committees and create new committees;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 10651, Section II, as amended, and OR 1-010 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
Election of the chair and vice-chairs.
A. The council shall elect a chair and vice-chairs, who shall serve at the pleasure of the council for a term of one year, unless decided otherwise by the council and until successors are elected.
B. There shall be two vice-chairs: the vice-chair of policy and administration and the vice-chair of ((employment and administration)) council relations. For the purposes of implementing the provisions of K.C.C. chapter 1.24, "vice-chair" means the vice-chair of policy and administration. In the absence of the vice-chair of policy and administration, "vice-chair" means the vice-chair of ((employment and administration)) council relations.
C. In the event the chair is unable to serve the remainder of a term, the vice-chair shall become chair, consistent with the order set forth in subsection 1.B. of this section. In the event a vice-chair is unable to serve the remainder of a term, a new vice-chair shall be elected.
II. Motion 10651, Section IV, as amended, and OR 1-030 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
Powers and duties of the vice-chairs.
A. The vice...

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