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File #: 2019-0278    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2019 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 7/10/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15446
Title: A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030, Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030 and Motion 14725, Section II, as amended, and OR 3-035 and adding a new section to the organizational compilation.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci, Dave Upthegrove, Joe McDermott, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Reagan Dunn
Indexes: Council
Attachments: 1. Motion 15446, 2. A. King County Legislative Branch Organizational Chart, 3. 2019-0278.v1.Side.by.side.jmm.docx
Drafter
Clerk 07/11/2019
Title
A MOTION relating to the organization of the council; amending Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030, Motion 10651, Section VII, as amended, and OR 3-030 and Motion 14725, Section II, as amended, and OR 3-035 and adding a new section to the organizational compilation.
Body
WHEREAS the King County Charter provides that the council "shall be responsible for its own organization," and
WHEREAS, the council desires to specify and clarify employee roles, reporting and responsibilities to ensure the efficient and professional administration of the legislative branch;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
I. Motion 10651, Section V, as amended, and OR 2-030 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Employment and administration committee.
A. Membership requirements. The employment and administration committee shall consist of five members. The chair of the council shall be a member of the committee.
B. Duties.
1. General duties. In accordance with this section OR 2-030, ((T))the committee ((makes)) shall oversee employment-related ((decisions and recommendations for)) issues in the legislative branch, excluding all decisions for those positions and employees serving councilmembers' personal, district support and constituent services functions.
2. Administrative decisions. In consultation with the chief of staff, the committee shall:
a. recommend to the council for adoption of administrative and personnel-related policies;
b. recommend to the council for adoption of changes to the organization chart established in OR 3-030.A.; ((and))
c. recommend to council classification specifications and compensation ranges; and
d. recommend to council job descriptions for all positions in the legislative branch.
3. Hiring ((and staffing decisions.
a.)) chief officers and independent agency officers. The committee shall establish the hiring process for chief officers...

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