A state of emergency is declared to exist which affects the public peace, health and safety and which necessitates the immediate appointment of an administrative law judge to conduct requested hearings in drug-related forfeiture cases pursuant to RCW 69.50.505.
(Ord. 282 § 1, 1983)
There is created within the city the appointive office of administrative law judge for drug-related seizures and forfeitures. The duties of this office shall be to hear all requests for and to conduct and preside over all hearings required in drug-related seizures and forfeitures pursuant to RCW 69.50.505.
(Ord. 282 § 2, 1983)
The mayor of the city is authorized, pursuant to RCW Chapter 35A.11 to appoint an individual to fill the position created in Section 2.40.010 and to enter into an employment contract with the appointee for the provision of the appointee's services.
(Ord. 282 § 3, 1983)