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File #: 2019-0403    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2019 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 9/25/2019
Enactment date: 9/25/2019 Enactment #: 15522
Title: A MOTION confirming the appointment of Maya Manus to the citizens' elections oversight committee as the representative from a nonpartisan organization in King County that promotes equality and the advancement of blacks or African Americans, such as the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Appointments
Attachments: 1. Motion 15522

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A MOTION confirming the appointment of Maya Manus to the citizens' elections oversight committee as the representative from a nonpartisan organization in King County that promotes equality and the advancement of blacks or African Americans, such as the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle.

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                     WHEREAS, the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has identified Maya Manus to represent the organization on the citizens' election oversight committee, and

                     WHEREAS, King County is committed to conducting open, accurate and fair elections, and

                     WHEREAS, the citizens' election oversight committee help to ensure that accountability and performance of the elections division is provided in a transparent manner that is meaningful to King County residents, and

                     WHEREAS, fifteen of the sixteen positions on the citizens' election oversight committee are currently vacant, and

                     WHEREAS, in accordance with K.C.C. 2.53.021, King County council is tasked with appointing new members of the citizens' election oversight committee, and

                     WHEREAS, in accordance with K.C.C. 2.28.010, when the King County council recreates a board with more than nine members, the appointed terms are staggered:  one-fourth for one year, one-fourth for two years, one-fourth for three years or the full term if the full term is three years, and one-fourth for full terms, and

                     WHEREAS, in accordance with K.C.C. 2.53.021, the employment and administration committee of the King County council appointed Maya Manus on September 16, 2019;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The appointment of Maya Manus to serve on the citizens' elections oversight

committee as a representative of the Urban League for a three-year staggered term ending September 2022 is hereby confirmed.