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Resolution No. 2013-17

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER 3, 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 2013-17

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for Municipal Court services, including Judge services, prosecution and public defense, with the Town of Steilacoom, Washington.

WHEREAS, RCW 3.50.815 allows municipalities to enter into interlocal agreements with one another to carry out their criminal justice responsibilities; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Steilacoom has expressed a strong desire to enter into an agreement with the City of Lakewood for Lakewood to host those services associated with the Steilacoom Municipal Court; and

WHEREAS, the City of Lakewood desires to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Town of Steilacoom to host its Municipal Court.

NOW, THEREFORE, the City of Lakewood, Washington, hereby resolves as follows:

Section 1.  That the proper officers of the City are hereby authorized to execute the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Lakewood and the Town of Steilacoom providing for the provision of Municipal Court, prosecution and public defender services, for the purposes hereinabove enumerated, and said document to be substantially in the form of the proposed agreement on file in the Office of the City Clerk.

Section 2.  That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures hereon.

PASSED by the City Council this 3rd day of September, 2013.

CITY OF LAKEWOOD

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Don Anderson, Mayor

Attest:

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Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to form:

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Matthew Kaser, Acting City Attorney