Chapter 3.110


3.110.010    Created.

3.110.020    Source of revenue.

3.110.030    Purpose.

3.110.040    Unexpended moneys carried forward.

3.110.050    Management and administration.

3.110.060    Drug enforcement policy.

3.110.070    Confidential law enforcement undercover revolving fund.

3.110.010 Created.

There is hereby created and established a special purpose fund to be known as the drug enforcement fund. [Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.020 Source of revenue.

The sources of revenue to be deposited into the drug enforcement fund are as follows:

(1) Appropriations by council authorization;

(2) Donations from the public or other organizations;

(3) Interest;

(4) All fines, forfeitures and penalties ordered by any court;

(5) All moneys and proceeds from the sales of property seized during drug investigations and forfeited pursuant to RCW 69.50.505 and all other applicable state and federal laws. [Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.030 Purpose.

Funds expended from the drug enforcement fund shall be for such uses and purposes as provided for below, except as otherwise authorized by council resolution:

(1) Expansion or improvement of drug law enforcement services, rewards and drug awareness education;

(2) Purchase, lease and maintenance of equipment and other items necessary for drug investigation. [Ord. 1161 § 1, 1993; Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.040 Unexpended moneys carried forward.

Any unexpended moneys remaining in the drug enforcement fund at the end of a budget year shall not lapse, and shall be carried forward from year to year until expended for the purposes set forth in CMC 3.110.030 or as otherwise directed by resolution of the city council. [Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.050 Management and administration.

The city clerk and chief of police shall have joint responsibility for the management and administration of the drug enforcement fund. Revenue and expenditure shall be in accordance with city policy, state of Washington laws, Chapters 35A.33 and 69.50 RCW and Budgeting Accounting and Reporting System (BARS) Manual procedures. [Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.060 Drug enforcement policy.

The drug enforcement policy contained in the Narcotic Enforcement Task Force Policy and Procedure Manual, which is the official document of the Quad Cities Narcotics Task Force, shall be adhered to for all activities governed by this chapter. [Ord. 1161 § 2, 1993; Ord. 1133 § 1, 1992.]

3.110.070 Confidential law enforcement undercover revolving fund.

An imprest fund entitled “confidential law enforcement undercover revolving fund” is established. The fund shall be used for drug buys, informant payments and other undercover operations related to drug enforcement.

(1) The imprest cash revolving fund shall contain the amount of $500.00.

(2) The city treasurer shall be designated as the disbursement officer for the imprest cash revolving fund and shall be responsible for its use. The city treasurer is authorized to designate a custodian for the fund. Such custodian shall render a receipt for the imprest cash revolving fund to the city treasurer and upon any termination of the appointment of such custodian the fund must be replenished and the imprest cash revolving fund turned over to the city treasurer for designation of a new custodian.

(3) Procedures for replenishment of the imprest cash revolving fund and all other record keeping requirements for the fund shall be as established by the State Auditor in the BARS Manual Accounting Procedures Section on Petty Cash, Volume 1, Part 3, Chapter 3, Section E and those additionally prescribed for the operation of Confidential Funds, Volume 1, Part 3, Chapter 12, Section 7.

(4) All prior uses of this imprest cash revolving fund are ratified. [Ord. 1161 § 3, 1993.]