Chapter 2.98


2.98.010    Established.

2.98.020    Purpose.

2.98.030    Function.

2.98.040    Membership – Term of office.

2.98.050    Organization – Meetings.

2.98.060    Committee staffing.

2.98.010 Established.

There is hereby established the Point Roberts community advisory committee. (Ord. 2010-008).

2.98.020 Purpose.

The committee is created to provide advice and recommendation to the executive and to the council regarding needs and issues specific to the Point Roberts community. (Ord. 2010-008).

2.98.030 Function.

The committee shall utilize its ties to the community in order to identify community needs and to develop and propose methods to address those needs. (Ord. 2010-008).

2.98.040 Membership – Term of office.

The committee shall consist of the following individuals:

A. One representative from each of the following: the Point Roberts Taxpayers’ Association, the Point Roberts Voters’ Association, and the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce.

B. Two representatives to be appointed by the executive.

Member terms will be two years; provided, that the terms of members first appointed will be staggered so that two of the committee members shall be appointed for one year. (Ord. 2010-008).

2.98.050 Organization – Meetings.

Meetings of the committee shall be open and accessible to the public and shall comply with the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act. The committee shall determine its meeting schedule, but shall meet at least quarterly. At every meeting, the committee will schedule an open session to take public comment on issues consistent with the charge of the committee. Written and audio records of meetings, resolutions, findings and recommendations shall be kept and such records shall be public. The committee shall adopt its own rules and procedures for the conduct of business. The committee shall elect a chairperson from among its members who shall preside at its meetings. (Ord. 2010-008).

2.98.060 Committee staffing.

The county may provide staffing based on the committee’s timely notification of staffing needs at its meetings. The committee is authorized to request from the executive’s office information from administrative departments. (Ord. 2010-008).