Chapter 13.19


13.19.010    Creation – Membership – Term.

13.19.020    Compensation.

13.19.030    Organization.

13.19.040    Advisory body.

13.19.050    Rules, regulations.

13.19.060    Meeting – Regular – Quorum.

13.19.070    Meetings – Notices.

13.19.010 Creation – Membership – Term.

A.    Creation. The city council shall appoint a Bothell shorelines board, referred to as “the board,” composed of persons residing within the city and having a familiarity with the shorelines of the city and the city’s SMP.

B.    Membership. The board shall consist of seven members. The appointment of board members to fill expiring terms on the board shall be made by the city council.

C.    Term. The term of office of all members of the board shall be five years, ending on the thirty-first day of March of the year the term expires.

    The current terms for each of the seven positions shall expire in the years set forth in the chart below:

Position Number

Term Expiration

Position 1


Position 2


Position 3


Position 4


Position 5


Position 6


Position 7


(Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.020 Compensation.

No board member shall receive any salary from the city for his or her services on the board. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.030 Organization.

The shoreline board shall elect its own chair, chair pro-tem, and executive secretary, and create and fill such other offices as it may determine are required. The board shall adopt bylaws and rules for the transaction of business and shall keep written minutes of its meetings, resolutions, transactions, findings, and determinations, which records shall be a public record maintained in the department of community development or city clerk’s office. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.040 Advisory body.

The Bothell shorelines board shall act as an advisory body to the city council to review all proposed amendments to the Bothell SMP and after a public hearing, to be held after notice as set forth in this title, to forward its approval or disapproval of the proposed amendment to the city council. The board, in addition, may initiate amendments to the master program by forwarding such a recommendation to the city council after conducting a hearing before the board. The board shall further, acting as an advisory body, make such surveys, analysis, research and reports as are authorized or requested by the city manager and the city council. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.050 Rules, regulations.

The board shall adopt rules and regulations in addition to the limitations and standards set forth by the city council and by ordinance and consistent therewith for the making of applications for such permits, variances or reviews, for the conduct of its meetings and hearings, for the setting of times of hearings and for the giving of notices thereof to officials whose decisions or functions will be affected thereby or to property owners whose property rights or privileges may be altered by such action, or to the public as required by ordinance. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.060 Meeting – Regular – Quorum.

The board shall hold regular meetings at least once each month together with such meetings at such other times as the board may determine or as business demands. All regular board meetings shall be open to the public and shall be held at a place determined by the board. The presence of four members shall be necessary to constitute a quorum, and the vote shall be recorded of each member on each question considered in proceedings before the board. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).

13.19.070 Meetings – Notices.

See BMC Title 11. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).