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09/03/2019 19A Council General Information a\'4\lyy bxk ik 1 + PPP d g. P A PPPPPP+Pd s' lii it • r tYlltYlA.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 19.A. For Meeting of: September 3, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Council General Information SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: 1 . 2nd Quarter Municipal Court Office Statistics 2. Thank you letter 3. Preliminary Council Agenda 4. City Meeting Schedule 5. Preliminary Future Activities Calendar ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type CI mon ct 12012019 ( r M mo C i r�f� 11019 r M�r�c� 2 MEMORANDUM 9/17/2019 TO: The Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council Cliff Moore, City Manager FROM: The Honorable Susan Woodard, Presiding Judge Linda Hagert, Court Services Manager Isabel Cruz,Accountant SUBJECT: 2nd Quarter 2019 Municipal Court Office Statistics The City of Yakima Municipal Court operation was created in late 1996 and has been an independent judicial arm of the City since January 1, 1997. The Court Adjudicates all traffic infractions, misdemeanors, and gross misdemeanors cited in the City. The Court operates with two full time Judges, one of whom provides over the Court's activities, and a part time Court Commissioner. The City Council adopts the Courts budget annually; the Court is otherwise independent from City Administration. Following, please find summary statistical reports for Municipal Court's 2nd Quarter activity through June 30, 2019. Detailed reports are available from the Office of the Municipal Court. Prior year totals for 2018 are included for comparison. The following summary information for each quarter includes: I. Municipal Court Infraction Statistics II. Municipal Court Criminal Statistics III. Public Safety Education Assessment(PSEA) Statistics IV. Collection Statistics--Municipal Court Outstanding Time-Pay Contracts V. Outside Agency Collection Statistics 3 Yakima Municipal Court -- 2nd Quarter 2019 I. Municipal Court Infraction Statistics 2018 Prior 2019 Prior AprilJune 2019 Year Quarters May YTD Total Filings-Proceedings During Year: 2019 Infractions Filed 12,403 3,194 1,086 958 855 6,093 Violations Charged 18,870 4,886 1,653 1,462 1,316 9,317 Mitigation Hearings 1,066 167 62 53 47 329 Contested Hearings 282 69 35 33 21 158 Show Cause Hearings 140 20 12 7 5 44 Other Hearings On Record 2,474 596 234 179 181 1,190 Total 42,280 8,932 3,082 2,692 2,425 17,131 Dispositions During Year: 2019 Infractions Paid 3,019 734 252 282 203 1,471 Failure to Respond 122 12 6 6 13 37 Committed 5,457 1,157 447 366 339 2,309 Not Committed 167 48 18 18 8 92 Dismissed 1,824 502 158 171 137 968 Amended 66 16 3 1 - 20 Total Disposed 10,655 2,469 884 844 700 4,897 Municipal Court Traffic Infraction Revenues $ 1,062,893 $ 317,520 $ 132,276 $ 108,125 $ 72,520 $ 630,441 Budget $ 1,367,599 $ 1,367,599 Page 2 4 Yakima Municipal Court -- 2nd Quarter 2019 II. Municipal Court Criminal Statistics 2018 Prior 2019 Prior AprilJune 2019 May Year Quarters P YTD Total Filings During Year: Citations Filed 2,996 700 201 258 223 1,382 Violations Charged 3,928 940 269 321 287 1,817 Trial Settings During Year: Non Jury Trials Set - - 1 1 - 2 Jury Trials 1,802 497 111 160 134 902 Proceedings: Arraignments 2,560 612 195 196 206 1,209 Non Jury Trials - - - - - - Jury Trials 5 - 1 - - 1 Stipulations to Record 13 - - 3 - 3 Other Hearings 3,684 1,002 258 328 256 1,844 Dispositions: Bail Forfeitures - - - Guilty 2,411 651 217 199 185 1,252 Not Guilty 5 - 1 - - 1 Dismissed 1,309 327 94 84 109 614 Amended 189 50 18 9 11 88 Deferred Driver/Other 603 302 133 64 70 35 Prosecution Resumed 135 28 15 10 19 72 Appeals to Superior Court 2 1 - - - 1 Total Disposition 4,654 1,190 409 372 359 2,330 Criminal Fines Revenue: DUI Penalties $ 82,301 $ 20,518 $ 5,961 $ 4,978 $ 5,036 $ 36,494 Criminal Traffic 107,025 29,289 $ 11,888 $ 7,776 $ 5,776 54,729 Non-Traffic Misdemeanor 71,126 24,148 $ 5,990 $ 10,613 $ 4,019 44,769 Recoupments 110,048 32,325 $ 12,084 $ 8,736 $ 9,016 62,161 Total Fines $ 370,500 $ 106,281 $ 35,922 $ 32,103 $ 23,846 $ 198,152 Total Budget $ 344,630 $ 344,630 Page 3 5 Yakima Municipal Court -- 2nd Quarter 2019 III. Public Safety Education Assessment (PSEA) Statistics 2018 Prior 2019 Prior 2019 Year Quarters April May June YED Total Public Safety Education Assessment $ 1,885,375 $ 496,642 $ 152,995 $ 154,912 $ 125,977 $ 930,525 (PSEA)Payments" *Required payments to State Public Safety Education. Revenue for these payments is included as part of the total fine. Revenue figures presented are net of these payments. IV. Collection Statistics -- Municipal Court Outstanding Time-Pay Contracts As of 6/30/2019 Outstanding Municipal Court Time-Pay Agreements"" $ 1,900,587 **After judgment the offender makes arrangements with the court to pay their outstanding fines. If the offender does not make a payment in 30 days and does not make an effort with the court to make other arrangements to pay,the account is considered in arrears. A final notice is mailed to the person in arrears. If ignored the account is then turned over to collection The collection agency is mandated by the state of Washington to write off accounts still owing ten years after the judgment date due to the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations covers all fines and restitution. V. Outside Collection Agency Statistics Following,please find Municipal Court's quarterly summary statistical report. 2019 and Prior Years Outside Collection Agency: """ Accounts Assigned in 2015 $ 5,426,397 Accounts Assigned in 2016 $ 6,243,248 Accounts Assigned in 2017 $ 5,444,688 Accounts Assigned in 2018 $ 4,562,700 Accounts Assigned in 2019 $ 2,147,909 Total Assignments $ 23,824,942 Dollars Collected Since 2015 $ 5,732,893 Collection Performance Court Accounts 24.06% ***Net of cancellation Page 4 S _j /9 .P C4rf . . . .jam ..4. idoi9. 1lj.. 'fit . . 7.4, k. la`, v. . . . . . .'n9.141.c. ¢ < 40 ?f.*E?iy?. .G.i.1012aY f ici. 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Executive Session to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment 1. Roll Call 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Interpreter Services 4. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Proclamations National Surgical Technologist week proclamation B. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions Presentation of the "2018 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance" award to the City's Wastewater Division by the Department of Ecology 5, Council Reports A. Council Healthy Communities and Neighborhood Building committee report B. Council Public Safety Committee report 6. Consent Agenda Items listed are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. A Council member may request to remove an item from the Consent Agenda and, if approved, it will be placed on the regular agenda for discussion and consideration. A. Accept Council Committee minutes B. August 2019 Investment Transactions report C. Approve payment of disbursements for the period August 1 —31, 2019 D. Project Completion and Contract Acceptance for Allstar Construction Group, Inc. - Project 2466 40th Avenue Sidewalk E. Set dates of October 15, 2019 and November 5, 2019 for a public hearings regarding the Ad Valorem Tax(property tax)for collection in 2020. F. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, to provide required Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Equipment for the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field 9 G. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan •xndment (CPA#002-19) and concurrent Rezone (RZ#003-19) request by John I Haa ,rr H. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendmen (CPA#004-19)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#004-19) request by the City of Yakima Planning Division I. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#005-19) and concurrent Rezone (RZ#007-19) request by Forrest Emmons J. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#006-19)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#006-19) request by River 16 LLC K. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#001-19) and concurrent Rezone (RZ#002-19) request by UPI Property II LLC 7. Public Comment Community members are invited to address items that are not listed on the regular business meeting agenda. A guideline of three (3) minutes per speaker is in place in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. A speaker's time may be extended at the discretion of the Mayor and/or the consensus or vote of the Council. Written communication and e-mail messages are strongly encouraged. DEPARTMENT ITEMS 8. Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 5.01.06 entitled Business license—Denial, revocation, or refusal to renew—Grounds—Appeals 9. Other Business 10. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council special meeting on September 24, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall 11. Council General Information A. Council General Information Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Council meeting shall be the voluntary offering of a private citizen, to and for the benefit of the Council. The views or beliefs expressed by the invocation speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the Council, and the Council does not endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker A Council packet is available for review at the City Clerk's Office and on-line at www.yakimawa.gov. The City provides special accommodations, such as hearing devices, wheelchair space or language interpreters, for City meetings.Anyone needing special assistance please contact the City Clerk's office at(509) 575-6037 at least two business days prior to the meeting. 10 CITY MEETING SCHEDULE For September 2 —September 9, 2019 Please note: Meetings are subject to change Monday, September 2 CITY OFFICES CLOSED Tuesday, September 3 10:00 a.m. County Commissioners— Council Chambers 5:00 p.m. City Council Executive Session — Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. City Council — Council Chambers Wednesday, September 4 5:30 p.m. Community Review Board — Council Chambers Thursday, September 5 9:30 a.m. Hearing Examiner— Council Chambers 1:30 p.m. Hearing Examiner— Council Chambers 4:30 p.m. Office of Minority Women Business Enterprises — Council Chambers Friday, September 6 8:00 a.m. Sister City— 2nd Floor Conference Room Monday, September 9 8:30 a.m. Pension Boards— 1st Floor Conference Room 11:00 a.m. Bid opening —Council Chambers 3:30 p.m. Civil Service Commission — Council Chambers 5:00 p.m. Tree City USA Board — 2nd Floor Conference Room 5:30 p.m. Community Integration Committee— Council Chambers 11 Office of Mayor/City Council Preliminary Future Activities Calendar Please Note: Meetings are subject to change Meeting Organization Meeting Purpose Participants Meeting Location Date/Time Mon. Sept. 2 CITY OFFICES CLOSED Tue. Sept. 3 5:00 p.m. City Council Executive Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers Session 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers Wed. Sept. 4 8:30 a.m. Tourism Promotion Area Board Meeting Mendez Convention Center Board 3:00 p.m. Homeless Network of Scheduled Meeting Mendez Neighborhood Health Yakima Fri. Sept. 6 8:00 a.m. Sister City Meeting Scheduled Meeting Mendez 2nd Floor Conference Room Mon. Sept. 9 8:30 a.m. Pension Board meetings Board Meeting Gutierrez 1st Floor Conference Room 5:00 p.m. Tree City USA Board Board Meeting White Council Chambers meetin Tues. Sept. 10 11:30 a.m. Chamber Board meeting Board Meeting Gutierrez Chamber of Commerce Wed. Sept. 11 10:00 a.m. Bike & Ped Committee Scheduled Meeting White 2nd Floor Conference Room 1:00 p.m. Yakima Basin Scheduled Meeting Mendez Toppenish Implementation Plan 3:00 p.m. Planning Commission Scheduled Meeting , Council Chambers 3:00 p.m. Homeless Network of Scheduled Meeting Mendez Neighborhood Health Yakima 4:00 p.m. Franklin Park ribbon cutting Scheduled Event Open Franklin Park and grand opening - Pickleball courts 5:30 p.m. Parks & Recreation Scheduled Meeting Council Chambers Commission Thur. Sept. 12 12 10:00 a.m. Healthy Communities & Scheduled Meeting Coffey, White, 2nd Floor Conference Neighborhood Building Hill Room Committee 1:00 p.m. Seniors Inc. Board meeting Board Meeting Hill Harman Center 1:30 p.m. Yakima Regional Clean Air Scheduled Meeting Mendez Council Chambers Mon. Sept. 16 1:30 p.m. YVCOG Executive Scheduled Meeting Hill YVCOG Committee meeting Tue. Sept. 17 11:30 a.m. Sports Commission Scheduled Meeting Cousens SOZO meeting 4:30 p.m. City Council Executive Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers Session 5:30 :rn, Cit Council meetin Scheduled Meetinq Council Council Chambers WY Wed. Sept. 18 12:00 p.m. OIC Board meeting Board Meeting Gutierrez OIC 3:30 p.m. Arts Commission Scheduled Meeting White 2nd Floor Conference Room 5:00 p.m. Yakima Valley Museum Board Meeting Hill Yakima Valley Board meeting Museum