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2006 Seattle Elections

General Elections Voters' Guide

ChrtrAm 16-Obsolete References to Art. XIX Sec. 10 - Complete Text

A RESOLUTION submitting a proposition to the qualified electors of the City, at an election to be held on November 7, 2006, to amend Section 2 of Article XIV and Section 4 of Article XIX of the Charter of the City of Seattle to delete obsolete references to Section 10 of Article XIX; calling on the City Clerk to certify the proposed amendment to the Director of the Department of Records and Elections of King County and requesting and directing such Director to call a special election and submit the proposition to City voters; and providing for the publication of such proposed amendment.

WHEREAS, Section 2 of Article XIV and Section 4 of Article XIX of the City Charter each make reference to "Section 10" of Article XIX; and

WHEREAS, Section 10 of Article XIX was repealed in 1973; and

WHEREAS, removal of references to a section of the Charter that no longer exists can eliminate confusion on the part of readers of the Charter; NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS

FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Subject to the approval of a proposition by a majority of the qualified electors casting votes thereon, Section 2 of Article XIV and Section 4 of Article XIX of the Charter of the City of Seattle are amended as follows:

ARTICLE XIV. City Planning Commission

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Sec. 2. The Mayor may remove any member of the City Planning Commission subject to like confirmation. Members shall receive no compensation for service on said Commission as such. Such membership shall not constitute a violation of Article XIX, Sec. 10 of this Charter.

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ARTICLE XIX. Officers; Terms and Vacancies

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Sec. 4. OATH OF OFFICE; OFFICIAL BOND: Every Councilmember and every other officer of the City and the head of every department, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation that he or she possesses all the qualifications prescribed for his or her office, by this Charter; that he or she will support the Constitution of the United States, and of the State of Washington, and the Charter and ordinances of The City of Seattle; that he or she will faithfully comply with and abide by all the requirements of Section 10 of this Article, and that he or she will faithfully conduct himself or herself in office. Every officer, when so required by law or ordinance, shall, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, and within ten days after his or her election or appointment, give bond to the City in such sum as shall be designated by ordinance or otherwise, conditioned for the faithful performance of his or her duties, and that he or she will pay over all moneys belonging to the City, as provided by law. If any person elected or appointed to any office shall fail to take or subscribe such oath or affirmation, or to give bond, as herein required, his or her office shall be deemed vacant.

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Section 2. If the amendment to Section 2 of Article XIV submitted by Resolution 30897 is also approved by voters, both changes to Section 2 of Article XIV shall be incorporated into the Charter.

Section 3. The King County Director of Records and Elections, as ex officio supervisor of elections, is hereby requested to call a special election and is directed to submit the charter amendment proposed herein to the qualified electors of the City at the election on November 7, 2006.

Section 4. The City Clerk shall certify to the Director of the Department of Records and Elections of King County as Supervisor of Elections the charter amendment proposed herein in the form of a ballot title prepared by the City Attorney pursuant to RCW 29A.36.071, and shall certify a copy of the proposed Charter amendment, and the same shall be published by the City Clerk in accordance with state law.





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Sally Clark

Stan Lippman

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Edsonya Charles

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 2

C. Kimi Kondo

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 3

Ron A. Mamiya

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 4

Judith Montgomery Hightower

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 5

George W. Holifield

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 6

Michael Salvador Hurtado

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 7

Fred Bonner

Seattle Municipal Court Judge Position 10

Jean Rietschel

Referendum 1 -
Adult Entertainment Regulation

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Initiative 91 -
Leases to Sports Teams

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Proposition 1 -
Transportation Funding

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Chrtr Am 6 -
Meeting Location in Emergency

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Chrtr Am 7 -
Council Quorum Requirements

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Chrtr Am 8 -
Council Reconfirmation of 3 Dept Heads

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Chrtr Am 9 -
Auditor Appointer and Length of Term

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Chrtr Am 10 -
Planning Commission Appointments

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ChrtrAm 11 -
When Approved Ballot Issues take Effect

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Chrtr Am 12 -
Selected Cnclmmbrs Vote on Chrtr Amendmnt

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Chrtr Am 13 -
Ballot Measure Notification

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Chrtr Am 14 -
Clerk Compilation of Ordinances

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Chrtr Am 15 -
Change Comptroller to Clerk

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ChrtrAm 16 -
Obsolete References to Art. XIX Sec. 10

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