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M. 4J. <br />ilk <br />IS <br />BA JE <br />�Jper <br />3`i . 3 q <br />LOCAL AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING <br />COURT SERVICES AND COMPENSATION <br />ON COUNTY AND THE CITY OF PORT TOWNSEND <br />THIS AGREEMENT, is made and entered into by and between JEFFERSON COUNTY, hereinafter referred <br />to as the COUNTY, and the CITY OF PORT TOWNSEND, hereinafter referred to as the CITY. <br />WHEREAS, COUNTY and CITY desire to provide Municipal Court services through District Court and set <br />the level of compensation pursuant to an interlocal agreement between the CITY and the COUNTY as <br />provided for in Chapter 39.34 RCW, the Interlocal Cooperation Act; and <br />WHEREAS, the COUNTY and the CITY are desirous of establishing compensation for this service at a <br />mutually acceptable fee; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the terms, conditions, covenants, and performance, contained herein, <br />the parties hereto agree as follows: <br />GENERAL <br />1.1 Purpose. <br />The purpose of this agreement is to provide the CITY with Municipal Court services in the <br />COUNTY'S District Court, and establish fees to be paid by the CITY for infractions and <br />for criminal actions filed in the Jefferson County District Court for violations of state or <br />local law, which are not felonies. <br />1.2 Administration. <br />The administration of the terms of this agreement shall be done in the same manner and by <br />the same agency and agents as now administer Municipal Court services in Jefferson County <br />District Court. For purposes of contract administration, the agent for the COUNTY shall be <br />the County Administrator and the agent for the CITY shall be the City Manager. <br />1.3 Property. <br />This agreement does not provide for the acquisition, holding, or disposal of real personal <br />property. <br />1.4 Financing. <br />Under this Agreement, the CITY contracts with the COUNTY for certain services, and as <br />such, there shall be no financing or any joint or cooperative undertaking pursuant to this <br />agreement. There shall be no budget maintained for any joint or cooperative undertaking <br />pursuant to this agreement. <br />1.5 Contract Review. <br />The CITY and COUNTY may schedule meetings including court, prosecution, probation, and <br />support staff, as mutually agreed, to discuss operational issues. <br />1.6 Indemnity. <br />COUNTY agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold the CITY harmless from and against any <br />claim, demand, action, or suit arising from the COUNTY'S negligent supervision of <br />misdemeanor defendants or probationers under this agreement except where the COUNTY <br />and CITY are jointly negligent or the CITY is exclusively negligent. <br />