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Ordinance No. 00439

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City Council meeting minutes of March 5 2007

ORDINANCE NO. 439

AN ORDINANCE of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, amending Section 2.22.020 regarding the Public Safety Advisory Committee.

WHEREAS, the City has established the Public Safety Advisory Committee; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined that while it is preferable to appoint residents to the Public Safety Advisory Committee, on occasion individuals who are non-residents with business involvement in the City of Lakewood or particular expertise can benefit both the Public Safety Advisory Committee and the City.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN as follows:

Section 1. Section 2.22.020 of the Lakewood Municipal Code is amended to read as follows:

2.22.020 Membership.

There shall be no less than seven (7) nor more than fifteen (15) members of the Public Safety Advisory Committee who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council and who shall serve at the pleasure of the City Council. The members shall be residents of the City.unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Board and ultimately the City. In addition to the members as provided above, the Chief of Police or designee shall serve as an ex-officio member of the advisory board.

Section 2. Severability. If any portion of this Ordinance or its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the Ordinance or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected.

Section 3. Effective Date. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect five (5) days after publication of the Ordinance Summary.

ADOPTED by the City Council this 5th day of March, 2007.

CITY OF LAKEWOOD

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Claudia B. Thomas, Mayor

Attest:

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Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to Form:

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Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney