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02/07/2012 04N Interlocal Jail Agreement with the City of Selah , I BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT {, Item No. ' J�1 For Meeting of February 7, 2012 3 .,, , F, {. . � e _ , .:', 1 u _ ;� kV,' i. ; ITEM TITLE: Resolution for an agreement with the City of Selah for Prisoner Housing SUBMITTED BY: Interim Police Chief Greg Copeland CONTACT Capt. Jeff Schneider, 575 -6151 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The City of Yakima will agree to house City of Selah prisoners in the Yakima City Jail, on a space available basis, in exchange for a prisoner housing fee. Resolution X Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR ; — City Manager SUBMITTAL: �. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends approval of the resolution. BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ 2012 Selah Jail Resolution ❑ Jail contract Selah ❑ 2012 Jail Contract Attachment- Selah RESOLUTION NO. R -2012- A RESOLUTION authorizing and directing the City Manager of the City of Yakima to execute an Interlocal Jail Agreement with the City of Selah to allow the City of Yakima to house prisoners of the City of Selah at the Yakima City Jail. WHEREAS, Chapter 39.34 of the Revised Code of Washington, entitled " Interlocal Cooperation Act," permits local governmental units to make the most efficient use of their powers by enabling them to cooperate with other municipalities on the basis of mutual advantage; and WHEREAS, Chapter 70.48 allows cities to enter into Interlocal contracts for jail services and specify the responsibilities of each governing unit involved; and WHEREAS, the City of Selah requires jail space for housing a certain number of its prisoners; and WHEREAS, the City of Yakima has the capacity and ability to house a certain number of Selah prisoners for a fee; and WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City of Yakima and of the City of Selah to enter into the proposed Interlocal Jail Agreement authorizing the City of Yakima to house City of Selah prisoners in exchange for payment of a fee, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: The City Manager of the City of Yakima is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached and incorporated Interlocal Jail Agreement between the City of Yakima and the City of Selah authorizing the City of Yakima to house Selah prisoners in the Yakima City Jail in exchange for payment of a fee. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 7th day of February, 2012. Micah Cawley, Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk Page -1 INTERLOCAL JAIL AGREEMENT THIS INTERLOCAL JAIL AGREEMENT (hereinafter "Agreement ") is made and entered into by and between the City of Yakima (hereinafter "Yakima ") and the City of Selah (hereinafter "Selah "). WHEREAS, RCW Chapters 39.34 and RCW 70.48 authorize Selah and Yakima to enter into a contract for jail services that specifies the responsibilities of each party. WHEREAS, Selah, through its Police Department, City Council, or Mayor desires to utilize the jail facilities maintained by Yakima for the detention of some Selah prisoners, and to reasonably compensate Yakima for the care and custody of said prisoners. WHEREAS, Yakima, through its Police Department, City Council, or City Manager, desires to make its jail facilities available to Selah for the detention of some Selah prisoners. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, conditions, and promises contained herein, the parties hereto mutually agree as follows: 1. Purpose. It is the purpose and intent of this Agreement that Yakima, through its Police Department, City Council, or City Manager, and Selah, through its Police Department, City Council, or Mayor shall cooperate for the care and custody of male jail prisoners pursuant to the authority of Chapters 39.34, 70.48 and 39.34.180 of the Revised Code of Washington. This Agreement is intended to apply to those instances in which it is desirable that a person arrested for a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor referred from their respective jurisdiction, whether filed under State law or City ordinance, be held under the control and /or custody of the City of Yakima. 2. Incarceration. Yakima shall accept and incarcerate male prisoners of Selah, and shall feed and otherwise generally care for those prisoners in the same manner its own prisoners and in a manner consistent with rules governing its jail, provided that it has ample available space in its jail. 3. Computation of Fees. The Yakima Police Chief or the City Manager and Selah Police Chief or the Mayor of Selah, or their designees, shall meet on the last Friday in July of each year to estimate the fees for the following year. This fee will be established by determining the fixed and variable costs of the forthcoming budget along with the number of beds available and the estimated average prisoner days; provided, however, that this fee estimation shall not be considered a renewal of this Agreement. Interlocal Jail Agreement 1 4. Charges and Other Services. 4.1 Daily Rate for Incarceration. Selah shall pay Yakima a daily rate for each day or partial day for each prisoner that is incarcerated in the Yakima Jail; provided, however, that Selah will not be obligated to pay Yakima for the last day of incarceration unless the first and last days are the same. The daily rate for the duration of this Agreement will be per day, per inmate, according to attachment A. 4.2 Fractionalized Fees. In the event a prisoner is held in custody by Yakima pursuant to this Agreement, and that prisoner is also held in custody at the same time by Yakima on the basis of State and /or local agency criminal charges, the daily incarceration rate, and all other fees (medical treatment fees, etc.) for the prisoner shall be fractionalized on an equal basis between the respective jurisdictions. "At the same time" as used in this paragraph shall not be interpreted to include time spent while waiting to serve a consecutive sentence for Selah charges. For example: if a prisoner is held by Yakima pursuant to Selah, Yakima, and a third agency's charges, daily incarceration rate charges, and applicable medical treatment charges shall be allocated to each jurisdiction on a 33 1/3% share of the total cost. 5. Prisoner Delivery and Notification. 5.1 Selah shall deliver male prisoners to Yakima City Jail. At the time of delivery, Selah shall provide a court commitment order to Yakima. Said order shall specify the release date of the prisoner. Except as set forth herein, Yakima shall accept any such prisoner; provided, however, that Yakima may not accept any prisoner who appears to be sick, suicidal or injured until such prisoner has received proper medical attention and has been cleared for incarceration by an appropriate medical authority. In the event that Yakima holds a prisoner beyond the release date, Selah shall not be obligated to pay Yakima any compensation for such additional time. Yakima expressly reserves the right to refuse to accept the transfer of any prisoner of Selah that it deems to be a risk to prisoner or staff safety, or if Yakima Jail staff is not qualified to treat and care for the physical or mental condition of the prisoner. In the event Yakima refuses to accept the transfer of a prisoner based on that prisoner's conduct or physical or mental condition said prisoner shall be transferred to the Yakima County Jail and the custody of the Yakima County Department of Corrections. Upon the transfer of such prisoner to the Yakima County Department of Corrections, the City of Selah shall coordinate with Yakima County for incarceration of said prisoner and the City of Yakima shall be relieved of any further obligations as to that prisoner or to the City of Selah related to that prisoner. 6. Booking Procedure. Prisoners will be booked by City of Yakima Jail personnel according to the procedures and policies of the City of Yakima Jail by completing for each such prisoner an appropriate booking sheet. Prisoners' personal property will be held by Yakima and handled in the same manner as property of its own prisoners. Pursuant to RCW 70.48.130, and as part of the booking procedure, City of Yakima Jail personnel shall obtain general information concerning the inmate's ability to pay for medical care, including insurance or other medical benefits or resources to Interlocal Jail Agreement 2 which an inmate is entitled. This information shall be provided to Selah upon request within forty -eight (48) hours of receipt of the request by Yakima. Requests shall only be made between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Requests shall not be made on City of Yakima holidays. 7. Court Appearance. Under all circumstances, Selah shall be responsible for arranging and delivering Selah prisoners held by Yakima pursuant to this Agreement for Court appearances and then redelivering the prisoner to the appropriate detention facility if necessary. 8. Bail. Yakima shall deliver all bail to the appropriate court in a manner that is agreeable to the receiving court. 9. Hold Harmless. a. Yakima agrees to hold harmless, indemnify, and defend Selah, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all suits, actions, claims, liability, damages, judgments, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) (also including but not limited to claims related to alleged mistreatment, injury, or death to any prisoner, or loss or damage to prisoner property while in Yakima custody) which result from or arise out of the sole negligence of Yakima, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents in connection with or incidental to the performance or non - performance of Yakima's services, duties and obligations under this Agreement. b. Selah agrees to hold harmless, indemnify, and defend Yakima, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all suits, actions, claims, liability, "damages, judgments, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) (also including but not limited to a claim of false arrest or detention or excessive force) which result from or arise out of the sole negligence of Selah, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents in connection with or incidental to the performance or non - performance of Selah's services, duties and obligations under this Agreement. c. In the event that the officials, officers, agents, and /or employees of both Yakima and Selah are negligent, each party shall be liable for its contributory share of negligence for any resulting suits, actions, claims, liability, damages, judgments, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees). - d. Nothing contained in this Section or this Agreement shall be construed to create a right of indemnification in any third party. 10. Medical. Yakima shall provide and furnish for prisoners confined in its facility the minor medical care, attention and treatment which is administered within the facility. Yakima shall, prior to transporting a Selah prisoner, notify the on duty Selah patrol supervisor. If Interlocal Jail Agreement 3 a Selah prisoner requires medical or dental treatment at an outside medical or health care facility: said notification to be effected as follows; by notifying Selah Police Acting Chief Richard Hayes at rhaves ci.selah.wa.us , or such alternate e-mail addresses as Selah shall provide in writing. If neither the inmate nor the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, nor other source provides payment, Selah shall bear the expense of any physician, hospital, convalescent, dental, prescription medicine or medical care expense of its prisoners (other than that administered within the facility) confined (1) for violation or alleged violation of an Selah Ordinance, or (2) for other charges initiated by Selah until the charges are disposed of by sentencing or otherwise; provided, that Yakima shall bear such expenses if it fails to notify Selah pursuant to the requirement of this section. Yakima shall bear the expense of any such medical care which it directly caused by misfeasance or malfeasance of Yakima, its officers or agents. "Immediate notification" shall mean notification as soon as reasonably possible before the inmate receives medical and /or dental treatment with the understanding that such may not be reasonably possible prior to emergency care. In the event a prisoner is held in custody by Yakima pursuant to this Agreement, and that prisoner is also detained by Yakima on the basis of other State and /or other local agency criminal charges, the costs of medical and /or dental treatment shall be fractionalized on an equal basis between the respective jurisdictions. For example: if a prisoner is held by Yakima pursuant to Selah, City of Yakima, and a third agency's charges, the total costs of medical and /or dental treatment (other than minor care) shall be allocated on a 33 1/3% share to each jurisdiction. 11. Uniform Alcoholism Treatment. Neither party shall be responsible to the other for those individuals taken into protective custody by a party in accordance with RCW Chapter 70.96A Uniform Alcoholism and Intoxication Treatment. 12. Implementation. The City of Yakima Chief of Police and the City of Selah Chief of Police, or their designees, shall be jointly responsible for implementation and proper administration of this Agreement and will refer problems of implementation to the governing bodies of the City of Yakima and the City Selah for resolution if necessary. 13. Termination. Termination of this Agreement by either party may be accomplished on ninety (90) days written notice to the other party and to the State Office of Financial Management as required by RCW 70.48.090 stating the grounds for said termination and specifying plans for accommodating the affected prisoners; provided, however, that either party may terminate the home detention program specified in Section 4.3.1(a) by providing the other party with thirty (30) days written notice of termination that states the grounds for said termination and specifying plans for accommodating the affected prisoners. 14. Duration of Agreement. The duration of this Agreement shall be from the date of signing through midnight December 31, 2012, unless otherwise terminated in accordance with Section 13 of this Agreement. Interlocal Jail Agreement 4 15. Property. It is not anticipated that any real or personal property will be acquired or purchased by the parties solely because of this Agreement. 16. Equal Opportunity. During the performance of this Agreement, neither party shall discriminate in violation of any applicable federal, state and /or local law or regulation on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, creed, age, marital status, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical handicap, and any other classification protected under federal, state, or local law. This provision shall include but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment, advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, and the provision of services under this Agreement. 17. Assignment. This Agreement, or any interest herein, or claim hereunder, shall not be assigned or transferred in whole or in part by Yakima to any other person or entity without the prior written consent of Selah. In the event that such prior written consent to an assignment is granted, then the assignee shall assume all duties, obligations, and liabilities of Yakima stated herein. 18. Non - Waiver. The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement or to exercise any right based upon a breach thereof or the acceptance of any performance during such breach shall not constitute a waiver of any right under this Agreement. 19. Severability. If any portion of this Agreement is changed per mutual Agreement or any portion is held invalid, the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. 20. Integration. This written document constitutes the entire Agreement between Selah and Yakima. There are no other oral or written Agreements between the parties as to the subjects covered herein. No changes or additions to this Agreement shall be valid or binding upon either party unless such change or addition be in writing and executed by both parties. 21. Notices. Unless stated otherwise herein, all notices and demands shall be in writing and sent or hand - delivered to the parties to their addresses as follows: TO YAKIMA: Greg Copeland, Interim Police Chief Yakima Police Department 200 South Third Street Yakima, WA 98901 TO SELAH: Richard Hayes, Acting Police Chief Selah Police Department 617 S. 1 Street Selah, WA 98942 Interlocal Jail Agreement 5 or to such other addresses as the parties may hereafter designate in writing. Notices and /or demands shall be sent by registered or certified mail, postage prepaid, or hand - delivered. Such notices shall be deemed effective when mailed or hand - delivered at the addresses specified above. 22. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington. 23. Approval and Filing. Each party shall approve this Agreement by resolution, ordinance or otherwise pursuant to the laws of the .governing body of each party. The attested signatures of Selah. Mayor and the Yakima City Manager below shall constitute a presumption that such approval was properly obtained. A copy of this Agreement shall be filed with the Yakima County Auditor's Office pursuant to RCW 39.34.040. CITY OF YAKIMA CITY OF SELAH Michael Morales, Interim City Manager John Gawlik, Mayor Date: Date: ATTEST: ATTEST: Deborah Kloster, CMC, City Clerk City Clerk City Contract No. City Contract No. Resolution No. Resolution No. Interlocal Jail Agreement 6 ATTACHMENT A 2012 Yakima /Selah Interlocal Jail Agreement Interlocal Jail Agreement Rates 2012 Booking Fee None Last Day None Daily Housing $50.00 Billing Detail Fractionalized Billing per current practice. No booking Fee No last day charge unless first and last days are the same (incarceration only) •