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File #: 2010-0040    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2010 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 2/22/2010 Final action: 2/22/2010
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13152
Title: A MOTION making an appointment to fill a new judicial position in the Shoreline division of King County district court.
Sponsors: Bob Ferguson
Indexes: District Court
Attachments: 1. 13152.pdf, 2. 2010-0040 Staff report with attachments Shoreline Division District Court, 3. 2010-0039 0040 Staff report with attachments (2)
Title
A MOTION making an appointment to fill a new judicial position in the Shoreline division of King County district court.
Body
      WHEREAS, as authorized by the state legislature in 2008 because of the increasing district court caseload, the metropolitan King County council by Ordinance 16644, adopted on September 8, 2009, created and by Ordinance 16717, adopted on November 23, 2009, funded two additional district court judicial positions, including one new position in the Shoreline division of King County district court, and
      WHEREAS, RCW 3.34.100 authorizes the county legislative body to fill judicial vacancies in district court, and
      WHEREAS, K.C.C. chapter 2.70, provides for the metropolitan King County council to fill judicial vacancies in district court by selecting from among candidates receiving the highest rating from the King County Bar Association or another bar association with an established judicial candidate evaluation procedure, as defined in the King County Code, and
      WHEREAS, the council has received candidate ratings from the King County Bar Association and five other bar associations with established judicial candidate evaluation procedures; has reviewed written materials concerning each candidate; has conducted interviews of candidates in accordance with K.C.C. chapter 2.70; and has carefully considered the qualifications of the candidates;
      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
      Marcine Anderson is hereby appointed to fill the new judicial position in the Shoreline division of King County district court.