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File #: 2009-0629    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/23/2009 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16718
Title: AN ORDINANCE establishing February 9, 2010, as the date of a special election on the question of annexation of the city of Renton to the King County rural library district; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Julia Patterson, Reagan Dunn
Indexes: Annexations, Elections, Library, Renton, City of
Attachments: 1. 16718.pdf, 2. Renton ORD 5479.pdf, 3. 2009-0629 AM#1 12-07-09.pdf
Title
AN ORDINANCE establishing February 9, 2010, as the date of a special election on the question of annexation of the city of Renton to the King County rural library district; and declaring an emergency.
Body
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The city of Renton, Washington, by Resolution No. 5479, has determined that it is in the public interest and general welfare to provide for the annexation of the city of Renton into the King County rural library district in accordance with chapter 27.12 RCW.
B. City of Renton Resolution No. 5479 satisfies the provisions of chapter 27.12 RCW for qualification for annexation.
C. The city of Renton, by Resolution No. 5479 initiated the annexation into the library district.
D. Pursuant to chapters 29A.04 RCW, the metropolitan King County council deems an emergency exists for the purpose of calling a special election to be held on the question of this annexation on February 9, 2010.
SECTION 2. A special election shall be held on the 9th day of February, 2010, in accordance with chapter 27.12 RCW within the territory of the proposed annexation, for the purpose of submitting the question of annexation to the King County rural library district.
SECTION 3. The number of registered voters within the subject area is estimated at 45,486, as nearly as may be determined from available records.
SECTION 4. Pursuant to RCW 29A.04.321, it is hereby deemed that an emergency exists for purposes of calling a special election. The King County director of elections is hereby requested to assume jurisdiction to call and conduct a special election and submit to the registered voters within the subject area of the proposition as set forth in section 4 of this ordinance. The clerk of the council is hereby authorized and directed to transmit the proposition to the director of elections in substantially the following form, with such additions, deletions or modifications in the ballot title as ma...

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