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<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY <br />STATE OF WASHINGTON <br /> <br />In the Matter of <br />Reimbursement for Use <br />of Personal Vehicles <br /> <br />} <br />} <br />} <br /> <br />RESOLUTION NO. 21-94 <br /> <br />. WHl!REAS, the certain Coun~y Officials of Jefferson County have official duties and responsibilities <br />which requ!re the u~e of motor vehicles. These duties and responsibilities require the use of a County <br />owned vehicle or reimbursement for the use of a private vehicle; and, <br /> <br />WHEf!EAS, the Board of County Commissioners seeks to minimize the number of county-owned and <br />operated vehicles and reduce costs as much as possible; and <br /> <br />"Y':'.~REAS, the 1981. Washi.ngton State Le~islature has recognized the nature of County <br />responsIbIlities and transportatIon requIrement by amending R.C.W. 42.24.090 to authorize specific payment <br />for the use of private automobiles for official travel; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, to clarify the savings and benefit to be incurred by passage of such a resolution the <br />following findings are hereby made: ' <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />Based on the figures available, certain County Officials can average in excess of 1,000 miles <br />per month in the performance of the above duties and responsibilities. <br />Based on the figures available the average monthly cost to operate and maintain a County <br />owned vehicle for an Official's use has been $300.00 per month including depreciation, fuel, <br />repairs and maintenance. <br />That it is less costly to the County to pay a flat monthly fee of $275.00 to reimburse an Official <br />for his/her in-County use of his/her private vehicle, than to own or maintain a County vehicle <br />for that use. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />NOw, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOL VED, that based on the foregoing findings of fact, the following <br />Jefferson County Officials are hereby authorized to utilize his/her private automobile for all official <br />transportation within the County for which payment of $275.00 per month shall be made by a vouchered <br />expense claims warrant; <br /> <br />1. <br />2. <br />3. <br /> <br />Board of County Commissioners <br />Director of Public Works <br />Director of Community Services <br /> <br />provided, however, that this resolution shall not require any current or future County Official who so chooses <br />to use a County car at County expense in lieu of this or an appropriate reimbursement if he or she chooses, <br />and; <br /> <br />BE IT FINALL Y RESOL VED, that this payment shall be in lieu of the use of any County owned <br />vehicle and shall be full payment for all automobile expenses incurred within the County. In addition, <br />reimbursement for mileage traveled outside of Jefferson County shall be paid at the same rate authorized <br />for all other County employees, said mileage to commence ~t the Cou~ty line. Travel to the West En? .of <br />Jefferson County is considered travel within the County. Prior to receiving payment, each County Official <br />shall provide to the County Auditor a Certificate of Automobile Liability Insurance in the minimum amount of <br />$100,000/$300,000 and that names Jefferson County as an additional insured as respects Jefferson County's <br />interest. <br /> <br /> <br />APPROVED AN£;? ADO~TE:~ this 14 ~ay of "dr'lL! ~, 1994. <br />'~CDJ,f4f/t". ~ <br />..') .-,'" J <- FFERSON COUNTY <br />.: "r"" . ':. BOA OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> <br />SEAL: ~. i~.. ~...~..'.~.~i;~," " \;.; <br /> <br />.. .'. "'j - 1 :- "'-". <br />.,.', " . <br />It '. 'L. & '. <br />, .."'. ,. '.~ .. <br />"., .,¡ ~.. ~. . , " <br /> <br /> <br />~ J. oJ' "- <br /> <br />Lorna L Delaney, Clerk of the ~ <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />VOL <br /> <br />20 rM 261 <br /> <br />._-~ <br />