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(1) The King County Landmarks Commission (“Commission”), established pursuant to King County Code (K.C.C.), Chapter 20.62, as amended, and including the special member described below, is hereby designated and empowered to act as the Landmarks and Heritage Commission for the City of Covington pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 20.62 K.C.C. and Chapter 18.47 CMC.

(a) The special member of the Commission, provided for in Section 20.62.030 of the King County Code, shall be appointed by the Covington City Council at such time that an application to nominate an historic resource for designation as a landmark or community landmark within the City limits is received by the City of Covington. Such special member shall have a demonstrated interest and competence in historic preservation. Such appointment shall be made for a three-year term. Such special member shall serve until his or her successor is duly appointed and confirmed. In the event of a vacancy, an appointment shall be made to fill the vacancy in the same manner and with the same qualifications as if at the beginning of the term, and the person appointed to fill the vacancy shall hold the position for the remainder of the unexpired term. Such special member may be reappointed, but may not serve more than two consecutive, three-year terms. Such special member shall be deemed to have served one full term if such special member resigns at any time after appointment or if such special member serves more than two years of an unexpired term. The special member of the Commission shall serve without compensation.

(b) The Commission shall file its rules and regulations, including procedures consistent with this chapter, with the City Clerk. (Ord. 14-17 § 2)