Chapter 2.16
CITY ATTORNEY*

Sections:

2.16.010    Appointive position declared.

2.16.020    Appointment.

2.16.030    Salary.

2.16.040    Severability.

*For statutory provisions, see RCW 35A.12.020 and RCW 35.24.020; bond provisions, see RCW 35.24.090; duties prescribed by statute, see RCW 35.24.110.

2.16.010 Appointive position declared.

Pursuant to Chapter 35.24 RCW,** the term of office of the city attorney is hereby declared to be an appointive rather than elective position. (Ord. 65 § 1, 1960)

**Ordinance references Washington Session Laws.

2.16.020 Appointment.

The appointment of the city attorney shall be by the mayor subject to a city council confirmation process which includes, but is not limited to, a majority vote of the city council. (Ord. 2311 § 1, 2000; Ord. 65 § 2, 1960)

2.16.030 Salary.

The city attorney shall receive a salary in such amount as the city council may establish from time-to-time by ordinance. (Ord. 65 § 3, 1960)

2.16.040 Severability.

Should any section, clause or provision of this chapter be declared by the courts to be invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the chapter as a whole, or any part thereof, other than the part so declared to be invalid. (Ord. 65 § 4, 1960)