Chapter 4.53
WORK RELEASE, HOME DETENTION AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Sections:

4.53.010    Purpose.

4.53.020    Fee schedule.

4.53.030    Variance in fee schedule.

4.53.040    Use of funds.

4.53.050    Severability.

4.53.010 Purpose.

Pursuant to RCW 70.48.210(3)(d) and (4), RCW 9.94A.135 and 9.94A.180 and RCW 9.94.030 .34 and .36, as now enacted or hereinafter amended, Snohomish county makes every effort to require all participants in the work release, home detention and community service programs to pay a fair share of the costs of those programs.

(Ord. 82-081 § 2, adopted August 24, 1982; Amended Ord. 93-007, Feb. 20, 1993).

4.53.020 Fee schedule.

(1) The room and board fee charged to participants of the work release program shall be set at a daily rate equal to two times the participant’s hourly wage, rounded down to the nearest dollar, but shall not be less than $10.00 per day nor more than $50.00 per day. The fee shall be subject to a variance as provided in SCC 4.53.030.

(2) The supervision and monitoring fee charged to participants of the home detention program shall be set at a daily rate equal to two times the participant’s hourly wage, rounded down to the nearest dollar, but shall not be less than $10.00 per day nor more than $50.00 per day. The fee shall be subject to a variance as provided in SCC 4.53.030.

(3) The supervision and monitoring fee charged to participants of the community service program shall be $10.00 per month, subject to a variance as provided in SCC 4.53.030 and RCW 9.94A.135 effective July 28, 1991.

(Ord. 82-081 § 2, adopted August 24, 1982; Amended Ord. 93-007, Feb. 10, 1993; Amended Ord. 96-061 § 2, Sep. 4, 1996, Eff. date Sep. 22, 1996).

4.53.030 Variance in fee schedule.

(1) In documented hardship cases, the fee may be reduced in consideration of the participant’s income and family responsibilities;.

(2) Said decision as to hardship and variance shall be made solely by the director of the department of corrections upon the recommendation of the administrator of the program.

(Ord. 82-081 § 2, adopted August 24, 1982; Amended Ord. 96-061 § 3, Sep. 4, 1996, Eff date Sep. 22, 1996).

4.53.040 Use of funds.

The funds received as daily payment from the work release, home detention or community service work crew participants shall be deposited in a bank trust account. Before the third work day of each month a check reflecting the total receipts for the previous month shall be delivered to the office of the Snohomish county treasurer and shall be placed into the general fund. These funds will defray the costs resulting from the operation of these programs.

(Ord. 82-081 § 2, adopted August 24, 1982; Amended Ord. 93-007, Feb. 10, 1993).

4.53.050 Severability.

If any portion of this chapter, its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application of the provisions to other circumstances is not affected.

(Ord. 82-081 § 2, adopted August 24, 1982).