Not to be confused with Social Chapter in EU law. Members of the Charter in light green; members of the Revised Charter in dark green; non-member states of the Council of Europe in grey The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe treaty which was opened for signature on October 18, and initially became effective on February 26,after West Germany had become the fifth of the 13 signing nations to ratify it.
All the powers of the City Council shall be exercised subject to initiative and referendum powers of the people as set forth herein. The members of the City Council shall be subject to recall in the manner provided by law. As amended at November 4, election.
The Mayor shall appoint two members, and by a two-thirds vote the City Council shall appoint two members. The fifth member shall be appointed by majority vote of the first four members. The Commission shall elect a chair from among its members.
No person may serve on the Commission who is an elected official except precinct committee officera registered lobbyist, a candidate for elective office, or a City employee. If the Commission is unable to agree upon the appointment of a districting master by November 30, the Mayor shall appoint a districting master.
All meetings of the Commission shall be open to the public, and the Commission shall conduct public forums around the City before adopting any plan. At least one public forum shall be held in each existing District. The population of the largest district shall exceed the population of the smallest by no more than one percent.
To the extent practical, district boundaries shall follow existing District boundaries, recognized waterways and geographic boundaries, and Seattle communities and neighborhoods. In drawing the plan, neither the Commission nor the districting master shall consider the residence of any person.
The Commission shall develop, approve by majority vote, and make public a draft districts proposal and then after public comment, approve by majority vote a final districts plan; and shall have all powers reasonably necessary to carry out its purpose, may employ experts, consultants and attorneys not employed by the city, and shall prepare financial statements and compose and turn over to the City Clerk an official record of all relevant information used.
Upon adoption, the districting plan shall be filed with the City Clerk. The plan shall become effective upon filing and cannot be amended by the City Council except to correct data errors upon request by the districting Commission.
As added at November 5, election. Notwithstanding Article XIX, Section 3, the four positions elected at the general municipal election positions 2, 4, 6, and 8 shall each be for two year terms ending at midnight, December 31, The two at large positions created by Section 1 of this Amendment and elected at the general municipal election shall be for two year terms ending at midnight, December 31, The seven district positions created by Section 1 of this Amendment and elected at the general municipal election shall be for four years terms ending at midnight, December 31, After the general municipal election, all nine City Council positions shall be for four year terms under Article XIX and this Subdivision shall be of no further effect.
Under any of the following circumstances, a quorum shall be determined under this Subsection B: As amended at November 7, election.
The City Council shall- First. Biennially, and also whenever a vacancy occurs, choose from its members its President, who shall perform the usual functions of a presiding officer, and who may be removed by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of all the members. Establish rules for its proceedings.
Keep a public journal of its proceedings, and take yeas and nays on any question on demand of any two members and enter the same in the journal.
Have authority to punish its members and others for disorderly or otherwise contemptuous behavior in its presence, and to expel for such behavior in its presence any member by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of its members, specifying in the order of expulsion the cause thereof.
Have authority to create and use committees of its members to facilitate its legislative functions; Provided, that no committee of the Council and no members shall have or exercise executive or administrative power, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Charter.
Have authority to compel attendance of witnesses as well as production of papers and things pertinent to business before it or any of its committees.
The City Council may authorize a conditional use and a variance sitting in its administrative or quasi-judicial capacity by resolution rather than by ordinance. AppP. The City Council shall have a Finance Committee of not less than three members. Such Committee may investigate the transactions and accounts of all officers having the collection, custody and disbursement of public money, or having the power to approve, allow or audit demands on the treasury; it shall have free access to any records, books and papers in all public officess and may administer oaths or affirmations, and examine witnesses and compel attendance by subpoena.Composition: The advisory committee shall consist of (number of) members.
Members will be selected and appointed by the Board. Committee members will constitute a cross-section of the employment community, with special emphasis on private sector employees and employers.
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