Chapter 2.12
CITY COUNCIL*

Sections:

2.12.010    Regular meetings – Time and place.

2.12.020    Study sessions – Time and place – Action.

2.12.030    Regular meetings and study sessions – Rescheduling.

2.12.040    Appointment to boards and commissions.

2.12.050    City council/mayor salaries.

*    For statutory provisions on the city council, see RCW 35A.12.110, 35A.12.120, 35A.13.070.

2.12.010 Regular meetings – Time and place.

Regular meetings of the city council shall be held on the first, second, and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Bothell municipal court; provided, however, that the regular meeting of the city council on the second Tuesday shall be a study session as provided in BMC 2.12.020, unless there are items scheduled or any council member has an item or items of business for a regular meeting. (Ord. 1959 § 1, 2006; Ord. 1609 § 1, 1995; Ord. 1482 § 1, 1992; Ord. 1432 § 1, 1991; Ord. 1167 § 1, 1985; Ord. 1078 § 1, 1983; Ord. 878 § 1, 1977; Ord. 748 § 2, 1975).

2.12.020 Study sessions – Time and place – Action.

A.    Study sessions of the city council will be held on the second Tuesday of each month in the Bothell municipal court at 6:00 p.m. or immediately following any regular meeting.

B.    There shall be no audience participation during the course of any study session unless permitted by the consent of a majority of the council present.

C.    No final action on any matter shall be taken by the city council at any study session. (Ord. 1959 § 2, 2006; Ord. 1609 § 2, 1995; Ord. 1482 § 1, 1992; Ord. 1432 § 2, 1991; Ord. 1167 § 2, 1985; Ord. 1078 § 2, 1983; Ord. 878 § 2, 1977; Ord. 748 § 3, 1975).

2.12.030 Regular meetings and study sessions – Rescheduling.

If the days fixed in BMC 2.12.010 and 2.12.020 fall on a legal holiday, the regular meetings and study sessions will be held at the same time and place on the fourth Tuesday of the month. (Ord. 1959 § 3, 2006; Ord. 748 § 4, 1975).

2.12.040 Appointment to boards and commissions.

The city council shall appoint the members of and fill vacancies on such boards and commissions as shall be specifically delineated by ordinance. A majority vote of the council members present at the meeting where said appointment is acted upon shall be required for each appointment. Such appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of and be subject to the power of removal by the city council. (Ord. 1008 § 2, 1981; Ord. 957 § 4, 1980).

2.12.050 City council/mayor salaries.

All councilmembers elected or appointed to terms commencing on or after January 1, 1993, and prior to January 1, 1998, shall receive a salary of $250.00 per month. All councilmembers elected or appointed to terms commencing on or after January 1, 1998, shall receive a salary of $500.00 per month. Any councilmember elected to serve as mayor commencing on or after January 1, 1993, and prior to January 1, 1998, shall receive a salary of $500.00 per month. Any councilmember elected to serve as mayor commencing on or after January 1, 1998, shall receive a salary of $700.00 per month. (Ord. 1706 § 1, 1997; Ord. 1493 § 1, 1992; Ord. 1359 § 1, 1989).