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File #: 2009-0619    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/23/2009 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/23/2009
Enactment date: 12/1/2009 Enactment #: 16716
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to regional jail services authorizing the execution of an amended interlocal agreement between King County and cities for jail services.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Adult and Juvenile Detention, Interlocal Agreement
Attachments: 1. Ord 16716.pdf, 2. 2009-0619 Attachment to Transmittal Leter--Amended Jail Services Agreement - Summary of Terms.doc, 3. 2009-0619 Fiscal Note.xls, 4. 2009-0619 Transmittal Letter.doc, 5. A. Amendment to Interlocal Agreement Between King County and the City of ** for Jail Services
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Clerk 11/12/2009
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AN ORDINANCE relating to regional jail services authorizing the execution of an amended interlocal agreement between King County and cities for jail services.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. King County currently provides jail services to thirty-seven cities under an interlocal agreement approved in 2002 ("the 2002 agreement"). That agreement expires December 31, 2012.
B. At the time the county approved the 2002 agreement, the county also agreed to transfer to the city of Bellevue, on behalf of the cities signatory to the 2002 agreement, a parcel of real property known as the Eastside Justice Center site. The property transfer agreement allowed for the sale of the Eastside Justice Center site by the cities and use of the proceeds to contribute to the cost of building or contracting for secure capacity, and building or contracting for alternative corrections facilities, sufficient to enable the contract cities to reduce the number of city inmates in the King County system to zero by January 1, 2013.
C. In 2009, the city of Bellevue sold the Eastside Justice Center site and is now in the process of distributing net proceeds of that sale in the amount of $13,000,116.20 to all thirty-nine cities in King County in accordance with an allocation formula agreed to by and between these cities.
D. Currently, the cities of Kent, Auburn, Enumclaw, Renton, Issaquah and Kirkland each operate their own misdemeanor detention facilities. Many other cities have short-term holding facilities for persons awaiting arraignment or transfer to longer term detention. The vast majority of cities in King County have entered into contracts with jail service providers in addition to King County to house at least some of their city misdemeanants. Only about forty percent of city misdemeanants are currently housed in county jail facilities.
E. Cities that have historically contracted with ...

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