RESOLUTION NO. 801
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING THE CITY COUNCIL RULES TO FORMALLY ESTABLISH A CITY COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND A PROCESS FOR APPOINTMENT OF THE FINANCE CHAIR
WHEREAS, for many years, the City Council has scheduled meetings of the whole Council to discuss City finances, and these meetings have been titled as Finance Committee meetings; and
WHEREAS, a member of the Council, other than the Mayor, has been informally chosen to chair the meetings with the title of Finance Chair; and
WHEREAS, the City Council now desires to formalize within its rules, the Finance Committee of the Whole, the Position of Finance Chair, and the process for appointment of the Finance Chair.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON:
1. Amendment. Section 6 of the Council Rules is hereby amended to add a new section “F. Finance Committee” to read as follows:
F. Finance Committee – The City Council shall meet as it deems necessary as a Finance Committee comprised of all City Council Members. The Finance Committee may be scheduled for any regular or special City Council meeting to review City finances. The Council shall elect a Finance Chair from among its membership to act as the presiding officer of the Finance Committee for a two-year term. Election of the Finance Chair shall occur at the same time, and through the same process, as is provided in these Rules for election of the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem.
2. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption by the City Council.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 1, 2016.
Javier H. Figueroa, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney