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File #: 18-1159    Version: 2
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/28/2018 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 12/11/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Title: Approval of a Resolution Approving an Updated Interlocal Agreement for Jury Resource List
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Agreement
Title
Approval of a Resolution Approving an Updated Interlocal Agreement for Jury Resource List

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the resolution approving the updated Interlocal Agreement for Jury Resource List with Thurston County and authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve the updated Interlocal Agreement for Jury Resource List with Thurston County to allow Olympia Municipal Court to continue with conducting jury trials at the City using a list of jurors supplied by Thurston County Superior Court.

Staff Contact:
Maryam Olson, Court Administrator 360.709.2783

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item

Background and Analysis:
The City of Olympia has an existing interlocal agreement with Thurston County Superior Court, which provides a Jury Resources List to the Olympia Municipal Court annually from Thurston County Superior Court. The existing contract, which was signed in 2016, provides that Thurston County Superior Court will provide a Jury Resource List to the Olympia Municipal Court annually at a rate of $500 and an updated quarterly source list if needed at a rate of $100. Upon further negotiation with Thurston County, the agreed rate has been reduced. The rate for the updated agreement is $100 for the annual jury source list and $50 for an updated quarterly source list if needed. All other terms of the agreement remain the same.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
The jury trials held at the City of Olympia pull jurors from the City of Olympia zip codes and not from outlying County, as is the case with trials held at Thurston County Superior Court.

Options:
1. Approve the resolution approving the updated Interlocal Agreement for Jury Resource List to supply a list of jurors to the City of Olympia to continue to conduct jury trials at the City at a lower cost to the City.

2. Do not approve the resolution. The imp...

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