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Ordinance Number

694 

Ordinance Subject

Amending Section 1.35.050 of the UPMC relating to the scope of commissions' authority

Date Adopted

10/16/2017 

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Amended By

 

Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 694

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING SECTION 1.35.050 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF COMMISSIONS’ AUTHORITY

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 692 on September 18, 2017 which added a new section 1.35 to the Municipal Code entitled “Legislative Policy Advisory Commissions;” and

 

            WHEREAS, the City Council desires to amend this new Ordinance in order to allow a commission to engage in those acts reasonably necessary to effectuate the intent of the resolution without broadening the scope;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1.   Code Amendment.  Section 1.35.050 of the University Place Municipal Code, entitled “Legislative Policy Advisory Commissions,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

A.    All work of legislative policy advisory commissions will be assigned by, or approved by, at least a majority of the City Council by written resolution before City resources (administrative staff work or public funds) are utilized. Council resolutions assigning, or approving, legislative advisory commission work will provide commissions with clear tasks and direction, and will may establish any appropriate processes and procedures for the work.

 

B.  Unless the resolution or the law provides otherwise, a resolution assigning or approving legislative advisory commission work, authorizes the commission to seek public opinion, review, provide recommendations, form ad hoc subcommittees, meet jointly with other City legislative policy advisory commissions and authorizes the commission reasonable means to carry the resolution into effect which may appear most conformable to the spirit of the resolution.

 

Section 2.   Effective Date.  A summary of this Ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City.  This Ordinance shall take effect five days after publication.

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON OCTOBER 16, 2017.

 

           

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________________
Javier H. Figueroa, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

_______________________________

Emelita Genetia, City Clerk

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

________________________________

Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney

 

Published:  10/18/17

Effective Date:  10/23/17

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20171016-0849 

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Ordinance :694-19011124-694 
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Created at 10/17/2017 7:39 AM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 11/7/2017 8:53 AM  by Emelita Genetia