RESOLUTION NO. 929
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, CASTING ITS VOTE FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR PIERCE TRANSIT
WHEREAS, on July 22, 2020 at the Pierce Transit Board Composition Review meeting, the members present unanimously voted to change the composition of the Board; and
WHEREAS, prior to the July 22, 2020 Board Composition Review meeting, the City of University Place was solely represented on the Pierce Transit Board by Councilmember Kent Keel; and
WHEREAS, under the new Board composition, the cities of University Place and Fircrest will now share a seat and will need to elect a representative to serve on the Pierce Transit Board to represent both cities; and
WHEREAS, Pierce Transit has invited nominations for this position from the city councils of the two cities who will be represented by this position; and
WHEREAS, the cities of University Place and Fircrest received a ballot listing the nominees for the position for appointment.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNVIERSITY PLACE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City of University Place casts its vote for Kent Keel to serve as Pierce Transit Board Representative for a three-year term, commencing October 12, 2020 and expiring on October 12, 2023, or until his successor is appointed.
Section 2. Instructions to the City Clerk. The City Clerk is instructed to forward a certified copy of this Resolution and the completed ballot to the Pierce Transit Clerk of the Board by no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The City Clerk is further authorized to take any and all necessary actions to implement this Resolution.
Section 3. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2020.
Caroline Belleci, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney