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File #: 2013-0442    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 10/7/2013 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 10/7/2013
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13985
Title: A MOTION relating to council organization; and amending Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR I-010, Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030, Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030, Motion 10651, Section VIII, as amended, and OR 3-040 and Motion 11327, Section II, as amended, and OR 3-101.
Sponsors: Jane Hague, Larry Gossett, Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. Motion 13985.pdf, 2. A. King County Legislative Branch Organizational Chart 09-24-13, 3. A. King County Legislative Branch Organizational Chart 09-24-13
Drafter
Clerk 10/04/2013
Title
A MOTION relating to council organization; and amending Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR I-010, Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030, Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030, Motion 10651, Section VIII, as amended, and OR 3-040 and Motion 11327, Section II, as amended, and OR 3-101.
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WHEREAS, the council finds that recent employment actions require changes to the organizational motion to reflect the current organizational status;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 10651, Section III, as amended, and OR 1-020 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
Powers and duties of the chair.
A. The chair, with their consent, shall appoint councilmembers to regional committees, standing committees, administrative committees, special committees and outside committees as required or as deemed necessary to efficiently conduct the business of the council. The council recognizes that its committee structure, membership and chairs and vice-chairs reflect the council's will. Any changes thereto shall be made only by formal legislative motion adopted by a majority of the members at a council meeting.
B. The chair shall have the responsibility and general direction for the council's resources, budget, operation and organizational structure. The chair shall allocate an equal amount of funding and FTE positions to each councilmember's district support and constituent services account from within the council administration account. The chair shall be responsible for the general oversight of legislative branch employees, except personal and district support and constituent services staff of councilmembers. Each councilmember shall be responsible for making employment decisions for his or her personal and district support and constituent services staff. ((The council director of government relations shall be responsible for the overall management and adm...

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