Chapter 2.48


2.48.010    Established – Appointment of commissioners.

2.48.020    Statutory powers and duties.

2.48.010 Established – Appointment of commissioners.

A. The housing authority of the city, as provided by Chapter 35.82 RCW, is created and authorized to transact business and execute its powers thereunder, there being a need for such authority to function in the city. The board shall consist of five members. The members shall be appointed by the city council pursuant to Chapter 2.08 BMC, as adopted and amended.

B. At the next regular meeting of the housing authority, following the effective date of the ordinance codified in this section, the commissioners presently in office shall determine by lot whose terms shall expire in five, four, three and two years, and one year, respectively. Thereafter, the term of office for each member of the authority shall be five years. The board shall determine which member shall serve as chairperson. (Ord. 2025 § 4, 1991; Ord. 2020 § 4, 1991; prior code § 1-1302)

2.48.020 Statutory powers and duties.

See Chapter 35.82 RCW for statute relating to municipal housing authorities. (Prior code § 1-1301)