Chapter 2.38LAKEWOOD’S PROMISE ADVISORY BOARD

Sections:

2.38.010
Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board Created.
2.38.020
Membership.
2.38.030
Appointment.
2.38.040
Terms and Vacancies.
2.38.050
Officers - Meetings.
2.38.060
Role of the Advisory Board.
2.38.070
Compensation.
2.38.080
Annual Reports of Progress.
2.38.010Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board Created.

There is created an advisory board to be known as “The Lakewood’s Promise Advisory Board”. (Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.020Membership.

There shall be up to eleven (11) members of the Lakewood’s Promise Advisory Board who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, and who shall serve at the pleasure of the City Council. The members shall be residents of the City, or by the nature of their work with youth, determined an asset to the Board. Four (4) members of the Board shall be comprised of representatives of the Clover Park School District, Pierce College, Clover Park Technical College, and City of Lakewood. Official representatives may assign a delegate or proxy to attend meetings and act on their behalf. One (1) Board member shall be a representative from the Youth Council. The remaining six (6) positions may be filled as deemed appropriate and necessary to the work of the Board. (Ord. 619 § 1, 2015; Ord. 594 § 5 (part), 2014; Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.030Appointment.

The members of the Lakewood’s Promise Advisory Board shall be appointed from among members of the public to include, to the extent reasonably possible, representation from people involved with or interested in the availability and delivery of the five promises. (Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.040Terms and Vacancies.

Subject to the provisions of 2.38.020 of this Ordinance and the pleasure of the City Council, members of the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall serve for a term of three (3) years or until appointment of a successor member, whichever is later, unless otherwise replaced, except that the representatives of the Clover Park School District, Pierce College, Clover Park Technical College and the City of Lakewood shall not be subject to term limits and that the Youth Council member shall serve a term of one (1) year. In case of any vacancies on the commission, vacancies shall be filled consistent with the procedures set forth in 2.38.020 of this Ordinance, for the unexpired terms for which such vacancies are filled. (Ord. 619 § 2, 2015; Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.050Officers - Meetings.

A. At its first meeting of each year, the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board members shall elect a chairperson and a vice chairperson from among the members of the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board. The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall meet as needed to perform the duties of the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board and to fulfill the role of being an advisory body to the City Council.

B. It shall be the duty of the chairperson to preside over all meetings of the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board. The vice chairperson shall preside at all meetings where the chairperson is absent. Minutes shall be kept and meeting agendas prepared in coordination between members of the Board and staff members. A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and a majority vote of those present shall be necessary to carry any recommended action. (Ord. 619 § 3, 2015; Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.060Role of the Advisory Board.

The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board is created to assist the City Council in the following areas:

A. The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall advise the Mayor, the City Council and city staff regarding the availability and delivery of the five promises within the City.

B. The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall look for ways to develop ongoing relationships among Lakewood citizens and businesses to better deliver Promise activities to youth. To do this, the Lakewood’s Promise Advisory Board will recommend individuals to serve on task forces pertaining to each of the Five Promises.

C. The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall advise the City Council in connection with Lakewood's Promise issues as may be referred to the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board by the City Council which may include, but is not limited to, the following:

1. Facilitate cooperation and coordination with the City, citizens’ groups and other entities, agencies and organizations on Lakewood's Promise issues;

2. Recommend to the City Council strategies to enhance awareness of, and interest in, Lakewood's Promise which may be in cooperation with any appropriate private, civic or public agency of the City, county, state or of the federal government;

3. Recommend ways and means of obtaining private, local, county, state or federal funds for the promotion of Lakewood's Promise programs and projects within the City, and

4. Represent the community and the City of Lakewood as requested by the City Council to address Lakewood's Promise related issues. (Ord. 619 § 4, 2015; Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.070Compensation.

The members of the Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall serve without compensation. (Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)

2.38.080Annual Reports of Progress.

The Lakewood's Promise Advisory Board shall annually provide to the City Council a report on progress made in carrying out the Board’s responsibilities. Additional reports may be submitted when deemed appropriate by the Board or when requested by the City Council. (Ord. 546 § 1 (part), 2012.)