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File #: 2018-0271    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Law and Justice Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/30/2018
Enactment date: 8/2/2018 Enactment #: 18776
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the execution of an amendment to the interlocal agreement for public defense services between King County and the city of Seattle.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, Public Defense, Seattle, City of
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18776.pdf, 2. 2018-0271 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. 2018-0271 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. A. First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement, 5. 2018-0271 Copy of Fiscal Note SMC ILA 1-1-18 First Amendment.xlsx, 6. 2018-0271_ATT_5_DPD_Report.pdf, 7. 2018-0271_ATT4_ 2018_ILA.pdf, 8. 2018-0271_ATT6_Seattle_Resolution_31802.pdf, 9. 2018-0271_SR_ILA_Amendment.docx
Staff: Giambattista, Jenny

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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the execution of an amendment to the interlocal agreement for public defense services between King County and the city of Seattle.

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                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:

                     SECTION 1.  Findings:

                     A.  On May 20, 2013, the King County council enacted Ordinance 17588 creating a department of public defense within the executive branch.

                     B.  Ordinance 17588 authorized the department to provide public defense services to the state of Washington, tribal governments and municipalities in King County on a full cost recovery basis and to negotiate appropriate contractual agreements, subject to council approval by ordinance when required by law.

                     C.  Ordinance 18578 authorized the execution of an Interlocal Agreement for Public Defense Services between King County and the city of Seattle.

                     D.  The First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement for Public Defense Services Between The City of Seattle and King County, Attachment A to this ordinance, will enable department of public defense attorneys to represent Seattle Municipal Court clients in civil legal proceedings where doing so will mitigate the harm of criminal justice involvement for the client.

                     SECTION 2.  The executive is hereby authorized to execute a first amendment to the interlocal agreement for public defense services with the city of Seattle substantially in the form of Attachment A to this ordinance.