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Record No: Res 31722    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/28/2016
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to the 2016 Housing Levy Oversight Committee, setting the terms of office of the members of the Oversight Committee and authorizing it to consider issues regarding programs funded by earlier housing levies.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Resolution 31722
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION relating to the 2016 Housing Levy Oversight Committee, setting the terms of office of the members of the Oversight Committee and authorizing it to consider issues regarding programs funded by earlier housing levies.
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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125028 authorized the submission to the voters of Seattle a proposition authorizing additional regular property taxes for low-income housing and created a Levy Oversight Committee conditioned on voter approval of the proposition; and
WHEREAS, the Housing Levy proposition was approved by Seattle voters on August 2, 2016; and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 125028 established the Oversight Committee as a 13 member body with members selected as follows: one shall be a City employee appointed by the Mayor or designee; one shall be a City employee appointed by the City Council; the remainder shall be persons outside City government, of whom six shall be appointed by the Mayor and five by the City Council; and
WHEREAS, to provide appropriate continuity among the members of the Oversight Committee it is necessary to establish staggered terms of the membership of the Oversight Committee; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:
Section 1. As authorized by Ordinance 125028, the following terms and structure for the 2016 Housing Levy Oversight Committee are hereby established, with the initial term of office for each position to start January 2, 2017. Subsequent appointees to the Oversight Committee each shall serve for a term expiring three years after the expiration of the previous term for the position, except as specified in Section 2 of this resolution. An appointee by the Mayor or the Mayor's designee shall not commence exercising the duties of the position until such appointee is confirmed by vote of the City Council. Members in Position 1 and 8 shall be City employees.
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