Chapter 2.04


2.04.010    Classification adopted.

2.04.020    Terms of councilmen and mayor.

Prior ordinance history: Ord. 655.

2.04.010 Classification adopted.

The city adopts the classification of a noncharter code city, without reorganization, to be governed by the provisions of Chapter 35A.12 RCW under mayor-council plan of government, and endowed with all of the applicable rights, powers, privileges, duties and obligations of a noncharter code city as the same now exists, or may be provided hereafter, including any and all supplements, amendments, or other modifications to RCW Title 35A hereafter at any time may be enacted. [Ord. 799 § 1, 1977.]

2.04.020 Terms of councilmen and mayor.

City councilmen shall continue to hold office for the balance of the terms for which they were elected and upon expiration of the terms their successors are to be elected and qualified at the next biennial municipal election to be conducted as provided in Chapter 35A.29 RCW. The office of councilman positions one, two, three, and four will be filled at the general municipal election for a four-year term of office. The city councilman positions numbers five, six, seven and the term of mayor shall be filled at the 1979 general municipal election for four-year terms of office; and further, at the 1977 general election, position number five will be filled for the two years remaining of the unexpired term since the individual holding that position has resigned from the council and the vacancy was filled by appointment as is dictated under RCW Title 35A. [Ord. 799 § 2, 1977.]