Chapter 1.36


1.36.010    Purpose.

1.36.020    Definitions.

1.36.030    Use of flag.

1.36.040    Display policy.

1.36.050    Review and update.

1.36.010 Purpose.

The city council has adopted a flag for the city of Buckley. The city wishes to make this flag available to all citizens and agencies who wish to fly the flag at their homes or places of business. The flag may also be used as a gift to the city’s sister cities and others as deemed appropriate by the mayor and/or city council. The council also wants assurance that the flag will be used and displayed appropriately. (Ord. 04-09 § 1, 2009).

1.36.020 Definitions.

“Buckley flag” means the city flag adopted by the city council as the official city flag. (Ord. 04-09 § 1, 2009).

1.36.030 Use of flag.

The city of Buckley flag consists of the city’s heritage emblem on a background of hunter green. The emblem is the official logo for the city and is protected under copyright laws. All individuals, organizations or agencies that purchase and/or are gifted a city flag are being granted permission to use the city’s corporate logo, subject to the following conditions:

(1) The logo remains the property of the city of Buckley and can only be used on approved materials;

(2) The logo must not be used in conjunction with any merchandise, fundraising appeal or activity, or any product, without prior written approval; and

(3) The logo must be reproduced without alteration or modification. There is to be no manipulation of individual elements, including color, in any way. Tilting, compressing or expanding the logo components is not acceptable. The elements of design and text are integral components of the logo device and must not be deleted or modified. (Ord. 04-09 § 1, 2009).

1.36.040 Display policy.

(1) The city flag should be used and treated in a similar fashion to all flags.

(2) The city flag shall be in a lower priority position to the American and other national and state flags.

(3) The city may make the flag available to any citizen requesting it at the cost of the flag plus 20 percent handling fee.

(4) Flags may be ordered from City Hall. (Ord. 04-09 § 1, 2009).

1.36.050 Review and update.

This general policy shall be reviewed and updated as appropriate. (Ord. 04-09 § 1, 2009).