Chapter 2.15
CITY COUNCIL

Sections:

2.15.010    Salary levels established.

2.15.020    Council meeting schedule, location and type.

2.15.010 Salary levels established.

A. The compensation to be paid to the members of the Maple Valley City Council who are elected to their positions in a general election immediately preceding January 1, 2006, and who are elected to their positions in each general election thereafter, shall be $550.00 per month.

B. The compensation to be paid to the member of the Maple Valley City Council who is chosen Mayor in an election by the City Council January 1, 2006, or thereafter, shall be $825.00 per month. (Ord. O-12-497 § 1; Ord. O-05-301 § 1; Ord. O-00-137 § 1; Ord. O-99-92 § 1; Ord. O-97-08 § 1).

2.15.020 Council meeting schedule, location and type.

A. The City Council shall meet on the second, third and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. for purposes of a regular business meeting except that no regular business meeting shall be held the second Monday in August, or the fourth Monday in December. A regular business meeting may include action items requiring a Council vote on such matters as ordinances and resolutions, contracts requiring Council approval, bills for the payment of money, grant or revocation of franchise, etc. Public hearings shall occur during regular business meetings. The third Monday of each month shall be reserved for a Council study session at which no final action shall occur.

B. The location for City Council regular business meetings shall be the Tahoma School District Administrative Offices located at: 25720 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road (SR 169), Maple Valley, Washington, unless otherwise noticed. When the location of a City Council regular business meeting has changed, the change in location shall be noticed as a special meeting.

C. Any Council meeting that falls on a Monday which is a legal holiday shall occur the following Tuesday, and shall be noticed as a special meeting.

D. All regular business meetings and special meetings shall be open to the public, except for such times when the Council adjourns into executive session as provided by law, or when Council is legally allowed to meet in closed session.

E. The passage of any ordinance, grant or revocation of franchise or license, and any resolution for the payment of money, shall require the affirmative vote of at least a majority of the whole membership of the Council.

F. Special meetings may be called pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, as written or hereafter amended. The business to be transacted at a special meeting must be properly noticed in a notice of special meeting, and final disposition shall not be taken on any other matter by the City Council. (Ord. O-19-659 § 1; Ord. O-15-576 § 1; Ord. O-13-539 § 1; Ord. O-12-497 § 1).