Chapter 2.47
HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION

Sections:

2.47.010    Human services commission.

2.47.020    Duties and powers.

2.47.030    Membership appointment – Term.

2.47.040    Residency requirements – Human services commission.

2.47.050    Repealed.

2.47.060    Repealed.

2.47.070    Repealed.

2.47.080    Repealed.

2.47.090    Repealed.

2.47.010 Human services commission.

There is hereby established a human services commission of the city of Lynnwood composed of seven members as hereinafter provided. (Ord. 3248 § 4, 2017; Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.020 Duties and powers.

The human services commission is an advisory commission of the city of Lynnwood. The commission shall focus on meeting the needs of Lynnwood’s lower income residents, the homeless, seniors, veterans, victims of abuse, youth and other needs the commission finds to be underserved. The commission shall have the power and responsibility to perform the following functions:

A. Provide advice and recommendations to the mayor and city council in regards to meeting the human services needs of the greater Lynnwood community;

B. Prepare and maintain the Lynnwood human services plan for adoption by the city council;

C. Prioritize community human services needs;

D. Evaluate proposals that would seek to use city resources to meet human services needs;

E. Evaluate program success in meeting service goals; and

F. Advocate for funding and other resources required to meet identified service needs. (Ord. 3248 § 4, 2017; Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.030 Membership appointment – Term.

Members of the commission shall be appointed to a position for a term of three years (or for fulfillment of an unexpired term). Members shall represent the general citizenry and have an interest in human services and a commitment to human services. Individuals with knowledge and understanding of human services, such as a background that provides experience in addressing the needs of youth, seniors, veterans, and the homeless, are highly desirable.

Commission members shall serve without compensation and shall be appointed without regard to political affiliation.

The term for all positions on the commission shall be three years.

The appointees shall serve for terms as follows:

Position No. 1: Ending December 31, 2019

Position No. 2: Ending December 31, 2019

Position No. 3: Ending December 31, 2020

Position No. 4: Ending December 31, 2020

Position No. 5: Ending December 31, 2020

Position No. 6: Ending December 31, 2021

Position No. 7: Ending December 31, 2021

(Ord. 3248 § 4, 2017; Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.040 Residency requirements – Human services commission.

Five of the seven members of the commission must be residents of the city of Lynnwood. At no time shall a member of the commission also serve on the board of directors of a human services agency delivering services to city residents. (Ord. 3248 § 4, 2017; Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.050 Removal.

Repealed by Ord. 3248. (Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.060 Vacancies.

Repealed by Ord. 3248. (Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.070 Meetings.

Repealed by Ord. 3248. (Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.080 Officers.

Repealed by Ord. 3248. (Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)

2.47.090 Staff support.

Repealed by Ord. 3248. (Ord. 3164 § 1, 2015)