RESOLUTION NO. 852
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF SUSAN ADAMS TO THE POSITION OF MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE FOR THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2018
WHEREAS, since 2011, the City has contracted with the City of Lakewood through an interlocal agreement for municipal court services, including judicial services; and
WHEREAS, under the interlocal agreement, the City retains the ability to appoint its own judge to hear cases for University Place; and
WHEREAS, under state law, the municipal judge must be confirmed by the City Council; and
WHEREAS, following a vacancy in the position of Municipal Court Judge, the Honorable Susan Adams was selected to fill an unexpired four-year term ending December 31, 2017; and
WHEREAS, the selection process used for the previous appointment of Judge Adams and her satisfactory services over the last year merits reappointment without further process; and
WHEREAS, the City Council, being fully apprised in the process and the qualifications of the appointee Susan Adams, desires to confirm the appointment of Susan Adams as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of University Place to fill the unexpired Municipal Court Judge term ending December 31, 2017;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Appointment of Municipal Court Judge. The City Council confirms the appointment of Susan Adams as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of University Place to fill the position of Municipal Court Judge for a four-year term commencing January 1, 2018.
Section 2. Incorporation of recitals. The recitals set forth above are hereby incorporated as findings in this Resolution as if fully set forth herein.
Section 3. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 4, 2017.
Javier Figueroa, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney