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File #: 2016-0441    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/19/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14738
Title: A MOTION appointing Kari Ulatoski, who resides in council district eight, to a term of two years on the Vashon Island ferry advisory committee.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: Vashon
Attachments: 1. Motion 14738.pdf, 2. 2016-0440-0441-0442_SR_VashonFerryAdvComte.docx
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
Drafter
Clerk 08/31/2016
Title
A MOTION appointing Kari Ulatoski, who resides in council district eight, to a term of two years on the Vashon Island ferry advisory committee.
Body
WHEREAS, RCW 47.60.310 provides for the appointment of ferry advisory committees to express to the management of Washington state ferries the views of local community groups regarding the service provided by the state ferry system and any problems being experienced within the area served by the ferry system, and
WHEREAS, RCW 47.60.310 provides for Vashon Island to have a ferry advisory committee consisting of three members appointed by the Vashon/Maury Island community council to serve staggered four-year terms, and
WHEREAS, RCW 47.60.310 provides that if the Vashon/Maury Island community council fails to appoint a qualified person to fill a vacancy on the Vashon ferry advisory committee within ninety days after the vacancy occurs, the legislative authority of King County, which is the King County council, shall appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy, and
WHEREAS, the Vashon/Maury Island community council is no longer operating and is listed in the Washington state records of nonprofit corporations as having been inactive since September 2013, and its records, if they still exist, cannot be located, and
WHEREAS, Kari Ulatoski has lived for twenty years on Vashon Island, for the past ten years in a home that is about a three-minute drive from the ferry terminal, and for twenty years has been a frequent user of the ferries serving Vashon Island, and
WHEREAS, in addition to living on Vashon Island herself, Kari Ulatoski has two elderly parents who live on the island and commute by ferry to medical appointments several times a month, so she is aware of the needs of the elderly and disabled on the island, and
WHEREAS, Kari Ulatoski was appointed to the Vashon ferry advisory committee by the Vashon/Maury Island community council and believes that her appointment was mor...

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