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09/21/2021 12.A. Council General Information s°F..... • rr 11 i iO enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 12.A. For Meeting of: September 21, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Council General Information SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: 1 . 2nd Quarter Municipal Court Report 2. Preliminary Council Agendas ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type ❑ 2nd qtr report 9/15/2021 Corer Memo 0 draft agendas 9/17/2021 Corer Memo 2 MEMORANDUM 9/21/2021 TO: The Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council Robert Harrison, City Manager FROM: The Honorable Susan Woodard, Presiding Judge Isabel Cruz, Accountant SUBJECT: 2nd Quarter Municipal Court Office Statistics The City of Yakima Municipal Court operation was created in late 1996 and has been an independent judicial aim 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 resides 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 1st Quarter activity through June 30, 2021. Detailed reports are available from the Office of the Municipal Court. Prior year totals for 2020 are included for comparison. The following summary information for each quarter includes: L Municipal Court Infraction Statistics IL 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 2021 I. Municipal Court Infraction Statistics 2020 Year-End Prior Aril Ma June 2021 YTD Statistics Quarters P Y Total Filings—Proceedings During Year: 2021 Infractions Filed 7,232 2,317 883 687 656 4,543 Violations Charged 11,102 3,485 1,298 1,016 977 6,776 Mitigation Hearings 338 166 45 50 58 319 Contested Hearings 119 49 16 20 25 110 Show Cause Hearings 33 20 10 6 10 46 Other Hearings On Record 1,223 304 58 77 73 512 Total 20,047 6,341 12,306 Dispositions During Year: 2021 Infractions Paid 1,532 502 289 226 204 1,221 Failure to Respond 63 22 11 3 9 45 Committed 2,646 813 316 264 286 1,679 Not Committed 72 20 5 11 14 50 Dismissed 945 215 38 29 48 330 Amended 28 7 4 0 9 20 Total Disposed 5,286 1,579 663 533 570 3,345 Municipal Court Traffic Infraction Revenues $ 729,556 $ 264,535 $ 126,107 $ 99,653 $ 101,024 $ 591,319 Budget $ 1,305,000 $ 1,179,591 Page 2 4 Yakima Municipal Court -- 2nd Quarter 2021 II. Municipal Court Criminal Statistics 2020 Year- PriorEnd Quarters021 April May June 2 Total D Statistics Filings During Year: Citations Filed 3,038 700 260 265 293 1,518 Violations Charged 3,974 958 334 350 372 2,014 Trial Settings During Year: Non Jury Trials Set 1 2 0 0 3 Jury Trials 885 395 100 92 121 708 Proceedings: Arraignments 2,304 665 299 262 261 1,487 Non Jury Trials - - 0 Jury Trials 4 2 2 Stipulations to Record 9 2 1 3 Other Hearings 1,971 1,061 256 207 265 1,789 Dispositions: Bail Forfeitures - - - Guilty 1,382 644 171 204 214 1,233 Not Guilty - - 1 0 0 1 Dismissed 983 486 129 164 164 943 Amended 114 77 15 28 17 137 Deferred Driver/Other 431 233 56 65 38 392 Prosecution Resumed 123 15 7 6 8 36 Appeals to Superior Court - 0 0 0 0 Total Disposition 3,033 1,455 379 467 441 2,742 Criminal Fines Revenue: DUI Penalties $ 63,217 $ 18,795 $ 8,375 $ 4,757 $ 6,454 $ 38,381 Criminal Traffic $ 79,968 $ 29,011 $ 12,149 $ 8,271 $ 8,750 $ 58,180 Non-Traffic Misdemeanor $ 48,333 $ 17,788 $ 5,417 $ 7,494 $ 4,957 $ 35,656 Recoupments $ 81,446 $ 26,569 $ 3,023 $ 10,883 $ 14,680 $ 55,155 Total Fines $ 272,964 $ 92,163 $ 28,964 $ 31,404 $ 34,840 $ 187,371 Total Budget $ 479,000 - $ 334,277 Page 3 5 Yakima Municipal Court -- 2nd Quarter 2021 III. Public Safety Education Assessment (PSEA) Statistics 2020 Year-End Statistics Prior Quarters April May June 2021 YTD Total Public Safety Education Assessment $ 1,098,879 $ 371,788 $ 177,673 $ 139,529 $ 133,317 $ 822,308 (PSEA)Payments" *Required payments to State Public Safety Education. Revenue for these payments are 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 6/30/2021 Outstanding Municipal Court Time-Pay Agreements"" $ 2,094,934 **After judgment the offender makes arrangements with the court to pay their outstanding fines. If the offender does not make a payment within 30 days or 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. Outside Collection Agency:*** 2021 and Prior Years Accounts Assigned in 2017 $ 5,373,929 Accounts Assigned in 2018 $ 4,507,067 Accounts Assigned in 2019 $ 4,107,504 Accounts Assigned in 2020 $ 2,091,442 Accounts Assigned in 2021 $ 1,682,122 Total Assignments $ 17,762,064 Dollars Collected Since 2017 $ 6,621,168 Collection Performance Court Accounts 37.28% ***Net of cancellation Page 4 6• 41:044*kr It �rs Pt AGENDA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION September 28, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:00 p.m. Legislative update on police reform 1. Roll Call 2. Public comment (allow 15 minutes) 3. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council study session on October 5, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom Any invocation that maybe 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.All meetings are live streamed on the City of Yakima website at www.yakimawa.gov and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194. 7 V..-:.iirim 40414 t3 1 5 -UPI. AGENDA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION October 5, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 9 a.m. Budget 1. Roll Call 2. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) 3. Council Review of Proposed 2022 Budget- 1 of 4 4. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council regular meeting on October 5, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.via Zoom 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.All meetings are live streamed on the City of Yakima website at www.yakimawa.gov and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194. 8 4049 k,d.;\ 14; 04.1 AGENDA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL October 5, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting 1. Roll Call 2. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order 3. Council Reports 4. 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. Approval of minutes from the September 21, 2021 City Council regular meeting and September 28, 2021 City Council study session B. Set date of October 19, 2021, for a public hearing on the Pedestrian Master Plan C. Set November 1, 2021 as the public hearing date to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on six(6) Comprehensive Plan map amendments and concurrent rezone applications D. Resolution authorizing Yakima School District School Resource Officer contract E. Resolution authorizing acceptance of a Department of Transportation 2021 National Highway System Asset Management Award for N. 1st Street Phase 3. F. Resolution adopting Yakima Transit's Transit Development Plan for 2021-2026 and annual report for 2020 G. Resolution authorizing an Agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation to fund the Yakima/Ellensburg Commuter Service and the Paratransit Services (Dial A Ride) H. Resolution authorizing a grant agreement with the Federal Transit Administration to provide funding assistance for six fixed-route transit buses I. Resolution authorizing an Interlocal Agency Agreement with the North Yakima Conservation District (NYCD)for the Plant Establishment Services J. Resolution ratifying acceptance and execution of a Toxics Cleanup Remedial Action Grant Program Agreement with the State of Washington Department of Ecology for the environmental cleanup of the former Tiger Oil site at 1808 North First Street K. Resolution authorizing amendment to the Agreement with Yakima Area Arboretum for the operation and maintenance of Yakima's Arboretum L. Resolution authorizing an agreement with JUB Engineering, Inc for environmental 9 services regarding development of a new passenger terminal building and taxilane charlie expansion projects M. Ordinance amending the 2021 Budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various Funds for expenditure during 2021 for various purposes (Second Reading) 5. Public Comment Community members are invited to address items listed on the meeting agenda. There will be 35 minutes allotted for public comment with two and a half(2.5) minutes per speaker in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. Written communication and e-mail messages are strongly encouraged. PUBLIC HEARINGS 6. Public hearing and Ordinance on the 96th and Tieton Annexation in the vicinity of S 96th Ave and Tieton Dr DEPARTMENT ITEMS 7. Report on Engineering Project Updates 8. Ordinance Updating Municipal Code 3.15 Equipment Rental & Replacement 9. Other Business 10. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council study session on October 7, 2021, at 9 a.m. via Zoom 11. Council General Information A. Housing Action Plan Quarterly Report B. Council General Information Any invocation that maybe 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.All meetings are live streamed on the City of Yakima website at www.yakimawa.gov and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194.