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Ordinance No. 00442

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City Council meeting minutes of March 5 2007

ORDINANCE NO. 442

AN ORDINANCE of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington amending Section 2.44.020 of the Lakewood Municipal Code regarding the Lakewood Citizens? Transportation Review Committee

WHEREAS, the City has established the Lakewood Citizens? Transportation Review Committee; and

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

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

Section 1. Section 2.44.020 of the Lakewood Municipal Code is amended to read as follows:

2.44.020 Membership.

There shall be seven (7) members of the Citizens? Transportation Review 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 making the appointments, the Mayor and City Council shall endeavor to appoint citizens having a background in engineering, public works or a background of a similar nature such that the Mayor and City Council deem the appointment beneficial to the purpose of the Committee. The Mayor and City Council shall also endeavor to appoint members to the Committee from neighborhoods throughout the City. The City Engineer or designee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Committee.

Section 2. Severability.


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

Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect five (5) days after publication of the Ordinance Summary, as provided by law.

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