RESOLUTION NO. 776
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD FOR MUNICIPAL COURT SERVICES SUBSTANTIALLY IN THE FORM ATTACHED HERETO
WHEREAS, the City of University Place, "University Place" incorporated as a City in 1995 and assumed authority and jurisdiction with respect to criminal and traffic offenses occurring within the corporate boundaries thereby created; and
WHEREAS, the City of Lakewood, "Lakewood" has the capacity to provide municipal court, prosecution, public defender and related services to University Place in a manner beneficial to both parties and University Place desires to use these services; and
WHEREAS, University Place and Lakewood wish to cooperate and enter into this Agreement for the orderly and efficient processing of traffic infractions, parking infractions, criminal traffic cases, criminal non-traffic misdemeanors and any other matters within the jurisdiction of a Municipal Court through services provided by and held at Lakewood; and
WHEREAS, included in the services provided by Lakewood to University Place shall be a detail of statistics identifying caseload, type of case and other matters of interest to University Place; and
WHEREAS, the parties agree that provision of services as detailed in this Agreement are in the best interests of the residents of both cities; and
WHEREAS, Title 39.34 of the Revised Code of Washington authorizes joint and cooperative
Agreements between public agencies;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
1. Incorporation. The recitals are hereby incorporated herein as if set forth in full.
2. Approval. The Interlocal Agreement with the City of Lakewood for Municipal Court Services is hereby approved substantially in the form attached hereto.
3. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption by the City Council.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 1, 2014.
Denise McCluskey, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney