Chapter 2.04


2.04.010    City council positions.

2.04.020    Repealed.

2.04.030    Eligibility to hold elective office.

2.04.010 City council positions.

The city council members shall continue to hold office until their successors are elected and qualified at the next biennial municipal election to be conducted as provided in Chapter 35A.29 RCW. The four existing city council positions which terms will expire January 14, 1980, shall be elected for four-year terms in the 1979 municipal elections. The three existing city council positions, which terms expire January 11, 1982, shall be elected for new four-year terms in the 1981 municipal elections. Thereafter the requisite number of city council positions shall be filled by election biennially as the terms of their predecessors expire and shall serve for terms of four years. The positions to be filled on the city council shall be designated by consecutive numbers and shall be dealt with as separate offices for all election purposes as provided by Chapter 35A.29 RCW. (Ord. 442 § 3, 1978).

2.04.020 Salaries designated.1

Repealed by Ord. 04C-09. (Ord. 98C-001 § 1; added during 1980 codification).

2.04.030 Eligibility to hold elective office.

No person shall be eligible to hold elective office under the council-manager plan of government unless he shall have been a resident of the city for a period of at least one year next preceding his election, and a registered voter. A mayor or councilman shall hold within the city government no other public office or employment except as permitted under the provisions of Chapter 42.23 RCW. (Added during 1980 codification).


MICC 2.04.020 is repealed upon the effective date of any schedule filed with the Mercer Island city clerk by the independent salary commission described in Chapter 3.42 MICC.