Chapter 3.08


3.08.010    Salaries—Elected officials (councilmember, mayor).

3.08.020    Salaries—Other officers and employees.

3.08.110    Youth member of boards and commissions.

*    For the statutory provisions regarding the council-manager form of government under the optional municipal code, see RCW 35A.13. For the specific provisions regarding the compensation of the city council, see RCW 35A.13.040.

3.08.010 Salaries—Elected officials (councilmember, mayor).

The salaries for elected officials shall be as established by the salary commission as set forth in Chapter 3.11 of the Kirkland Municipal Code. (Ord. 4041 § 1, 2006: Ord. 3392 § 1, 1993: Ord. 3025 § 1, 1987: Ord. 2880 § 1, 1985: Ord. 2496 § 1, 1979: Ord. 2176 § 1, 1971: Ord. 2082 § 1, 1969)

3.08.020 Salaries—Other officers and employees.

For all other city offices and positions as may, from time to time, be established, the salaries shall be as set forth in the biennial budget. (Ord. 4041 § 2, 2006: Ord. 3573 § 1, 1997: Ord. 2176 § 2, 1971: Ord. 2082 § 2, 1969)

3.08.110 Youth member of boards and commissions.

(a)    General. The city council has added a youth-specific seat on certain citizen advisory boards and commissions. Rules and policies relating to boards and commissions are contained in a variety of ordinances, resolutions, and other documents. The provisions of this section will prevail over all other rules or policies of the city to the extent of any conflict with this section.

(b)    Youth-Specific Seat Defined. Appointment to a youth-specific seat shall be made for a two-year term. A youth-specific seat on a board or commission can be filled only by a person who is a resident of Kirkland or Kirkland’s annexation areas and has attained the grade level of sophomore or junior by September of the year of appointment. The person so appointed may complete their term even if he or she is over the age of eighteen. All other qualifications and requirements applicable to members of the board or commission shall apply to the youth member.

(c)    Youth-Specific Seats. A youth-specific seat has been added to the boards and commissions specified below, increasing their number of members by one. The total number of members, including the additional seat, for each body is listed below:

(1)    Human services advisory committee: Five “at-large” members.

(2)    Library board: Six members.

(3)    Park board: Eight members. Five members shall constitute a quorum and five affirmative votes shall be necessary to carry any proposition.

(4)    Transportation commission: Eight members. (Ord. 4089 § 1, 2007: Ord. 3872 § 1, 2002: Ord. 3759 § 2, 2000)