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Record No: CB 118895    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118895
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 1/30/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125250
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; harmonizing the City Position List and the Seattle Municipal Code; amending Sections 3.32.010, 3.32.020 and 3.32.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding a new Section 3.32.011 to the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ord 125250, 3. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; harmonizing the City Position List and the Seattle Municipal Code; amending Sections 3.32.010, 3.32.020 and 3.32.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding a new Section 3.32.011 to the Seattle Municipal Code.

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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125164 created a compensation program for Seattle Public Utilities General Manager/Chief Executive Officer; and

WHEREAS, the Seattle Municipal Code currently refers to the Director of Seattle Public Utilities; and

WHEREAS, harmony between the Seattle Municipal Code and City Position List should be attained when possible; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Section 3.32.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 118396, is amended as follows:

3.32.010 Seattle Public Utilities- ((Director.)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer

A.  There shall be the Seattle Public Utilities consisting of the municipal water system, the solid waste, drainage and wastewater, engineering services, and related executive management functions, and the customer service call center and construction engineering functions formerly within the City Light Department, the head of which shall be the ((Director)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities.

B. The ((Director)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority of the City Council, and shall serve for a four (((4))) year term.

Section 2. Section 3.32.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 118396, is amended as follows:

3.32.020 Adoption of rules ((.))

Pursuant to ((the Administrative Code (Ordinance 102228))) Chapter 3.02, the ((Director)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities may adopt whatever rule ((he or she deems)) deemed useful for the conduct of the Seattle Public Utilities business.

Section 3. Section 3.32.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 118396, is amended as follows:

3.32.030 ((Director's)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer’s duties ((.))

Under the direction of the Mayor, the functions of the ((Director)) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities include:

A. Operating, maintaining, managing, and controlling the municipal water system and related facilities;

B. Managing, controlling, operating, and maintaining the municipal sewerage utility system;

C. Managing, controlling, operating, and maintaining the municipal solid waste utility and resource recovery programs and projects;

D. Maintaining a repository of City survey, graphic, climatic, soils, and engineering records; of City activities and contracts affecting drainage and the City's rights and duties with respect to stream flows and riparian rights within the City;

E. Managing, controlling, and operating a central customer service call center for the City's utility operations;

F. Enforcing and implementing City ordinances, contracts, and rules which relate to the Seattle Public Utilities;

G. Appointing, supervising, and controlling officers and employees of the Seattle Public Utilities, subject to personnel ordinances and rules of the City;

H. Making surveys, maps, profiles, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports in connection with the Seattle Public Utilities;

I. Laying out, directing, constructing, and supervising all public works of the Seattle Public Utilities, and providing engineering and construction engineering services to other City departments as requested by those departments;

J. Performing other duties as assigned by the City.

Section 4. A new Section 3.32.011 is added to the Seattle Municipal Code as follows:

3.32.011 Director of Seattle Public Utilities and General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities

All references in the Seattle Municipal Code, City of Seattle ordinances and resolutions, and other documents to the Director of Seattle Public Utilities shall be construed to refer to the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle Public Utilities.

 

 

 

 

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2017, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2017.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Edward B. Murray, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

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