Office of the City Clerk: Home
City of Seattle
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Record No: Res 31683    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 7/25/2016
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION regarding a voter-proposed Initiative Measure concerning health, labor, and safety standards for Seattle hotel employees; authorizing the City Clerk and the Executive Director of the Ethics and Elections Commission to take those actions necessary to enable the proposed Initiative to appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot and the local voters' pamphlet; requesting the King County Elections' Director to place the proposed Initiative on the November 8, 2016 election ballot; and providing for the publication of such proposed amendment.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Attachments: 1. Att A - City of Seattle Initiative Measure 124, 2. Signed Resolution 31683
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
title
A RESOLUTION regarding a voter-proposed Initiative Measure concerning health, labor, and safety standards for Seattle hotel employees; authorizing the City Clerk and the Executive Director of the Ethics and Elections Commission to take those actions necessary to enable the proposed Initiative to appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot and the local voters' pamphlet; requesting the King County Elections' Director to place the proposed Initiative on the November 8, 2016 election ballot; and providing for the publication of such proposed amendment.
body
WHEREAS, proponents submitted to the City Clerk a ballot measure petition regarding health, labor, and safety standards for Seattle hotel employees (which the City Clerk designated as Seattle Initiative No. 124 in Clerk File No. 319639); and
WHEREAS, the City Clerk forwarded the petition to the Director of King County Elections for certification whether the petition bears a sufficient number of valid signatures to qualify for introduction to the City Council as provided in Seattle City Charter Article IV, Section 1; and
WHEREAS, the Director of King County Elections has certified that the Initiative No. 124 petition bears sufficient valid signatures to qualify for introduction to the City Council as provided in Seattle City Charter, Article IV, Section 1; and
WHEREAS, Seattle City Charter, Article IV, Section 1 provides that, if the City Council does not enact an initiative bill or measure bearing a sufficient number of signatures, it shall be the duty of the City Council to submit the initiative measure to the voters of the City for their ratification or rejection; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE THAT:
Section 1. The City Clerk is authorized and directed to take those actions necessary to place City of Seattle Initiative Measure 124 filed in Clerk File 319639, a copy of which is attached as Attachment A, on the Nov...

Click here for full text