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File #: 2022-0016    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2022 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 1/11/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #: 19385
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to council rules and order of business; amending Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005, Ordinance 11683, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.035, Ordinance 11683, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.045, Ordinance 11683, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.055, Ordinance 11683, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.085, Ordinance 11683, Section 15, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.145 and Ordinance 11683, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.155; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Council, Reorganization
Code sections: 1.24.005 - , 1.24.035 - , 1.24.045 - , 1.24.055 - , 1.24.085 - , 1.24.145 - , 1.24.155 -
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19385, 2. 2022-0016 Amendment 1
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to council rules and order of business; amending Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005, Ordinance 11683, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.035, Ordinance 11683, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.045, Ordinance 11683, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.055, Ordinance 11683, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.085, Ordinance 11683, Section 15, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.145 and Ordinance 11683, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.155; and declaring an emergency.
Body
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. Section 220.40 of the King County Charter requires the council to adopt by ordinance rules of procedure governing the time, place and conduct of its meetings.
B. Consistent with the county charter, the council adopted by ordinance rules of procedure, which are codified in K.C.C. chapter 1.24, and passed motions related to the organization and administration of the council.
C. The rules ordinance and the organizational motion have been amended from time to time to reflect desired changes in the council's rules of procedure and organization.
D. Because the council is reorganizing the council and its committees by Motion XXXXX (Proposed Motion 2022-0017), effective January 11, 2022, including modifying committees, committee chair and vice-chair positions and duties, this ordinance must be enacted as an emergency ordinance in order to be effective and ensure that the regular meeting times of the council's committees are effective contemporaneously with the reorganization of the council.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 11683, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.24.005 are hereby amended to read as follows:
Rule 1: Definitions. The definitions in this rule apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
A. "Administrative committee" means a committee, other than a special or standing committee, established in the organization motion...

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