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11/01/2021 19.A. Council General Information 411"ik,\ c41 • i rr 11 i iO enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 19.A. For Meeting of: November 1, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Council General Information SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: 1. 3rd Quarter Municipal Court Report 2. Preliminary Council Agenda ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type U 3rd qtr muni ct report 10/21/2021 Corer Memo 0 draft agendas 10/26/2021 Corer Memo 2 MEMORANDUM 11/1/2021 TO: The Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council Robert Harrison, City Manager FROM: The Honorable Susan Woodard, Presiding Judge Isamar Ramirez,Accountant SUBJECT: 3rd Quarter 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 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 3rd Quarter activity through September 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 -- 3rd Quarter 2021 I. Municipal Court Infraction Statistics 2020 Year-End Prior 2021 YTD July August September Statistics Quarters Total Filings—Proceedings During Year: 2021 Infractions Filed 7,232 4,543 474 501 522 6,040 Violations Charged 11,102 6,776 724 759 791 9,050 Mitigation Hearings 338 319 27 41 13 400 Contested Hearings 119 110 12 11 11 144 Show Cause Hearings 33 46 8 0 12 66 Other Hearings On Record 1,223 512 41 35 67 655 Total 20,047 12,306 1,286 1,347 1,416 16,355 Dispositions During Year: 2021 Infractions Paid 1,532 1,221 142 107 153 1,623 Failure to Respond 63 45 12 5 3 65 Committed 2,646 1,679 179 147 210 2,215 Not Committed 72 50 4 7 4 65 Dismissed 945 330 23 31 45 429 Amended 28 20 5 2 1 28 Total Disposed 5,286 3,345 365 299 416 4,425 Municipal Court Traffic Infraction Revenues $ 729,556 $ 591,349 $ 85,014 $ 80,281 $ 68,867 $ 825,511 Budget $ 1,305,000 $ 1,179,591 Page 2 4 Yakima Municipal Court -- 3rd Quarter 2021 II. Municipal Court Criminal Statistics 2020 Year- End 21 Quarters July August September r2 Total D Statistics Filings During Year: Citations Filed 3,038 1,518 259 259 241 2,277 Violations Charged 3,974 2,014 328 338 290 2,970 Trial Settings During Year: Non Jury Trials Set 3 0 0 0 3 Jury Trials 885 708 99 89 99 995 Proceedings: Arraignments 2,304 1,487 252 235 205 2,179 Non Jury Trials - - 0 0 0 0 Jury Trials 4 2 3 0 1 6 Stipulations to Record 9 3 0 0 0 3 Other Hearings 1,971 1,789 0 277 224 2,290 Dispositions: Bail Forfeitures - - - Guilty 1,382 1,233 184 172 159 1,748 Not Guilty - 1 0 0 1 2 Dismissed 983 943 110 134 123 1,310 Amended 114 137 22 15 30 204 Deferred Driver/Other 431 392 59 64 44 559 Prosecution Resumed 123 36 4 7 5 52 Appeals to Superior Court - 1 0 0 1 Total Disposition 3,033 2,742 380 392 362 3,876 Criminal Fines Revenue: DUI Penalties $ 63,217 $ 38,381 $ 6,754 $ 5,833 $ 3,664 $ 54,632 Criminal Traffic $ 79,968 $ 58,180 $ 8,655 $ 11,104 $ 8,510 $ 86,449 Non-Traffic Misdemeanor $ 48,333 $ 35,656 $ 5,642 $ 6,757 $ 4,987 $ 53,041 Recoupments $ 81,446 $ 55,155 $ 3,627 $ 9,022 $ 14,003 $ 81,807 Total Fines $ 272,964 $ 187,371 $ 24,678 $ 32,716 $ 31,164 $ 275,929 Total Budget $ 479,000 - $ 334,277 Page 3 5 Yakima Municipal Court -- 3rd Quarter 2021 III. Public Safety Education Assessment (PSEA) Statistics 2020 Year-End Statistics Prior Quarters July August September 2021 YTD Total Public Safety Education Assessment $ 1,098,879 $ 822,307 $ 119,832 $ 113,213 $ 97,243 $ 1,152,596 (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 9/30/2021 Outstanding Municipal Court Time-Pay Agreements"" $ 1,950,013 **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 $ 5,373,329 Accounts Assigned in 2018 $ 4,506,767 Accounts Assigned in 2019 $ 4,103,336 Accounts Assigned in 2020 $ 2,089,223 Accounts Assigned in 2021 $ 2,868,532 Total Assignments $ 18,941,187 Dollars Collected Since 2017 $ 6,962,122 Collection Performance Court Accounts 36.76% ***Net of cancellation Page 4 6 FrArlit L..(n ' <40>toled AGENDA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION November 9, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:00 p.m. meeting conducted via Zoom, live streamed at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/live-stream/and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in to listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247- 1195. When prompted for the meeting ID enter 920 0428 4011#. When prompted for the participant ID enter#.When prompted for the meeting password enter 343447#. Oral comments shall be arranged in advance of the meeting at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/public-comment)and must be received by 3 PM the day of the meeting. The request for oral comments must include your full name, city of residence, email address, phone number you will be calling from and the agenda topic you will address. Please note,the information you provide may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Washington State's Public Record Act, chapter 42.56 RCW. Due to potential connectivity issues,we strongly encourage public comments be emailed to ccounciI2@yakimawa.gov 1. Roll Call 2. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) 3. 2020 Census City Council Redistricting Report and Maps 4. Public Safety Issues in Downtown 5. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council regular meeting on November 16, 2021, at 5:30 p.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 f`� , ): • Dk A AGENDA .111Pr YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL November 16, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting 6:00 p.m. public hearings --conducted via Zoom, live streamed at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/live-stream/and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in to listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247- 1195.When prompted for the meeting ID enter xxxx#. When prompted for the participant ID enter#. When prompted for the meeting password enter xxx#. Oral comments shall be arranged in advance of the meeting at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/public- comment/and must be received by 3 PM the day of the meeting.The request for oral comments must include your full name, city of residence, email address, phone number you will be calling from and the agenda topic you will address. Please note, the information you provide may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Washington State's Public Record Act, chapter 42.56 RCW. Due to potential connectivity issues, we strongly encourage public comments be emailed to ccouncil2@yakimawa.gov 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 November 2, 2021 City Council regular meeting and November 9, 2021 City Council study session B. October 2021 Investment Transactions Report C. 2021 3rd Quarter Financial Report D. Approve payment of disbursements for the period October 1 —31, 2021 E. Resolution setting the date of December 7, 2021 for a Public Hearing regarding modification of the Transportation Benefit District Project List F. Resolution modifying the City Treasurers Petty Cash and Change Funds G. Resolution to amend a professional services contract for inmate health care services with Kite Med Consultants, LLC H. Resolution authorizing an Agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation to fund the Yakima/Ellensburg Commuter Service I. Resolution authorizing an Agreement with the Washington State Department of 8 Transportation to fund Paratransit Services (Dial A Ride) J. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan A ` ' • ,{44. (CPA#002-21) and concurrent Rezone (RZ#002-21) request by Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic K. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#003-21)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#003-21) request by Racquet Lane Townhomes LLC L. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#004-21)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#004-21) request by 2906 West Nob Hill LLC M. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#005-21)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#005-21) request by Rick Hargraves N. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#006-21)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#006-21) request by Kerry and Gina Martin O. Ordinance adopting the City Council's decision on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#007-21)and concurrent Rezone (RZ#007-21) request by Casey and Shawna Gamache P. Ordinance updating Classification and Compensation Plan for City Employees Section 2.20.100 Q. Ordinance amending Municipal Code 3.15 Equipment Rental & Replacement R. Ordinance Creating Custodial Fund 633 and adding Municipal Code Section 3.126 (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 haft(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. Second public hearing on the 2022 Preliminary Budget for the City of Yakima 7. Closed record hearing to consider an appeal of the Hearing Examiner's decision regarding a modification to an existing site plan for the West Valley School District-Apple Valley Elementary 8. Public hearing and ordinance amending Chapter 7.80.110 of the Yakima Municipal Code regarding Storm Drainage and Surface Water Rates and Charges 9. Public hearing and ordinance amending Chapter 7.64.040 of the Yakima Municipal Code regarding the Stormwater Utility Revenue Tax DEPARTMENT ITEMS 10. Resolution authorizing a contract with Catholic Charities/Genesis Housing for$750,000 of HOME Investment funds to support the construction of a 16-unit affordable housing complex located in the vicinity of N 16th Ave& Cherry Ave 11. Other Business 12. Adjournment The next meeting will be a City Council regular meeting on December 7, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom 13. Council General Information 9 r.. A. Council General Information B. Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing of Apple Tree No 4 Phase 21 C. Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing of Roberto Arteaga i Araceli'' Gonzales Tello D. Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing of Plat of Aspen Estates Phase 2 E. Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing of Greg and Adele Bainter 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.