Chapter 2.85


2.85.010    Service of summons and other legal process.

2.85.010 Service of summons and other legal process.

Valid service of summons and other legal process upon the City of Mountlake Terrace shall be effected as follows:

A. By personally serving a true and correct copy of the summons and other legal process upon the City Clerk, at the City business office, 6100 219th St. SW Suite 200, Mountlake Terrace, Washington, during the hours of the day that said business office is open for public business. In the absence of the City Clerk, service may be to the Administrative Assistant to the City Manager Department or the City Manager. In addition, the City Manager shall have the authority, in the City Manager’s discretion, to designate and authorize the City Attorney to accept service of process on behalf of the City. No other service shall be valid.

B. A City official or employee may accept service of a summons and/or complaint or other legal process if they are specifically named in the lawsuit, but such service shall not constitute compliance with subsection A of this section. Every City official or employee served in accordance with this subsection shall immediately deliver a copy of such process to the City Clerk, or in the City Clerk’s absence, to the City Manager. (Ord. 2638 § 1, 2014; Ord. 1760 §§ 1, 2, 3, 1987).