Chapter 3.52
BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD

Sections:

3.52.010    Review board established.

3.52.020    Mayors convened.

3.52.030    Special purpose district representatives convened.

3.52.040    Board nominee.

3.52.050    Initial terms.

3.52.060    Nominee by mayors - Initial term.

3.52.070    Nominee by board of county commissioners - Initial term.

3.52.080    Succeeding terms.

3.52.090    Vacancies.

3.52.100    Conflicts of interest.

3.52.110    Meetings.

3.52.115    Clerks.

3.52.120    Council request for review.

3.52.010 Review board established.

There is hereby established in Snohomish county as a class A county, a boundary review board consisting of five members having the powers and duties and jurisdiction vested in such board by the laws of the state of Washington in chapter 36.93 RCW, as such is now written or in conformance to subsequent amendments.

(§ 1 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.020 Mayors convened.

A copy of this resolution shall be forthwith transmitted to each of the individual mayors of each city and town within the county. A meeting of the individual mayors is hereby convened on the 21st day of October, 1971, at Room 305, Snohomish county courthouse, for the purpose of nominating a list of at least two nominees for selection of one of the members of the boundary review board. Such nominations shall be filed in the office of the governor of the state of Washington within 30 days of the date of this resolution.

(§ 2 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.030 Special purpose district representatives convened.

A copy of this resolution is hereby ordered to be forthwith transmitted to each special purpose district lying wholly or partly within Snohomish county. A meeting of representatives of each special purpose district is hereby convened on the 21st day of October, 1971, in Room 325 of the Snohomish county courthouse, for the purpose of providing at least two nominees for a position upon the boundary review board. Such nomination is to be filed in the office of the governor of the state of Washington within 30 days of the passage of this resolution.

(§ 3 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.040 Board nominee.

The board of county commissioners shall compile a list of at least two nominees for one position upon the boundary review board to be filed in the office of the governor of the state of Washington within 30 days of the date of this resolution.

(§ 4 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.050 Initial terms.

The initial term of the nominee from the special purpose district and of one of the nominees by the governor, independently, shall commence on 45 days from the date of this resolution, and shall end on the 31st day of December, 1973.

(§ 5 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.060 Nominee by mayors - Initial term.

The initial term of the nominee by the individual mayors of the cities and of one of the nominees by the governor, independently, shall commence on 45 days from the date of this resolution and shall end on the 31st day of December, 1975.

(§ 6 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.070 Nominee by board of county commissioners - Initial term.

The initial term of the nominee chosen by the members of the board of county commissioners shall commence 45 days from the date of this resolution and shall end on the 31st day of December, 1977.

(§ 7 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.080 Succeeding terms.

Upon the expiration of the term of the initial members first to be appointed, each succeeding member shall be appointed and hold office for a term of four years.

(§ 8 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971; Amended by Amended Ord. 13-043, June 19, 2013, Eff date June 30, 2013).

3.52.090 Vacancies.

Any vacancy on the boundary review board shall be filled by appointment by the governor from the source as the preceding member, which source shall have the opportunity to make new nominations for the vacated position and each such appointee shall serve only for the balance of the full term of his predecessor. Nominations to fill vacancies caused by the expiration of terms shall be filled in the office of the governor of the state of Washington at least 30 days preceding the expiration of the terms. Each source shall nominate at least two persons for every available position. In the event there are less than two nominees for any position, the governor may appoint a member for that position independently.

(§ 9 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.100 Conflicts of interest.

No nominee for membership and no member shall be consultant or advisor on contractual or regular retaining basis of the state of Washington or of any municipal corporation thereof, within the county in which the board is established, or any agency or association thereof.

(§ 10 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.110 Meetings.

The boundary review board is hereby prohibited from meeting in panels. In all other respects, such board shall organize and operate as provided by chapter 36.93 RCW, as now written in conformance to subsequent amendments.

(§ 11 of Res. adopted October 12, 1971).

3.52.115 Clerks.

The administrator of the office of hearings administration created pursuant to chapter 2.02 SCC shall provide and supervise the chief clerk of the board and such assistants as are necessary in order for the board to perform its functions as authorized by chapter 36.93 RCW and as provided in such budget as is approved by the county council.

(Added by Amended Ord. 13-043, June 19, 2013, Eff date Jan. 1, 2014).

3.52.120 Council request for review.

Pursuant to RCW 36.93.100, notice of initiation of proposals shall be referred to the county executive for review and recommendation to the council. Upon receipt of the notice, the executive shall immediately provide a copy to the council.

In addition to the recommendation, the executive shall also submit detailed information pertaining to all fiscal, departmental and other county-wide impacts. This shall include, but not be limited to, total assessed value, and impacts upon comprehensive plans, transportation systems, utility plans, law enforcement, courts, parks, county budget and community comments.

An area proposed for annexation that is less than 10 acres and less than $2,000,000 in assessed valuation is exempt from the requirement for the detailed information but shall include an executive recommendation and a summary of the information upon which the recommendation is based.

The council, at a public meeting, shall determine whether to file a request for review of the proposed action. The council shall give notice of its decision to the boundary review board within 45 days of the filing of a notice of intention.

(Added Ord. 87-074, August 19, 1987).