The City Council establishes City policies, sets forth the powers vested in legislative bodies, represents the City on boards and commissions, attends Council meetings and legislative briefings, represents the City to other organizations, and performs ceremonial duties.
The City Council is the legislative body that establishes City policy. The Council’s legislative authority is established by Title 35 of the Revised Code of Washington Laws of Cities and Towns. Section 35A.11.020 of the Optional Municipal Code sets forth the powers vested in legislative bodies of non-charter code cities.
Code of Ethics
The City Council approved the attached Code of Ethics on June 2, 2015.