Chapter 9.03


9.03.010    Reward established.

9.03.020    Reward eligibility.

9.03.030    Payment from general fund.

9.03.040    Posting of notice of reward.

9.03.050    Certain persons ineligible.

*Cross reference(s) – Damaging parks and recreation property, § 4.01.020.

9.03.010 Reward established.

In the public interest, a standing reward in the sum up to five hundred dollars ($500) is hereby established for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for each act of damage to and/or destruction of any city property.

(Ord. No. 2568, § 1. Formerly Code 1986, § 2.31.010)

9.03.020 Reward eligibility.

In order to be eligible for a reward pursuant to KCC 9.03.010, the individual furnishing such information must testify or be willing to testify at any hearing or trial held to determine the guilt or liability of the person or persons alleged to be responsible for each act of damage to, and/or destruction of, city property. The testimony shall be as to facts and circumstances known to the individual and furnished to the city.

(Ord. No. 2568, § 1. Formerly Code 1986, § 2.31.020)

9.03.030 Payment from general fund.

Reward payment shall be charged against the general fund upon certification from the city administrator upon consultation with the city attorney and affected department.

(Ord. No. 2568, § 1. Formerly Code 1986, § 2.31.030)

9.03.040 Posting of notice of reward.

The offer of reward, established by this chapter, shall be posted in conspicuous public places throughout the city as the city administrator shall direct, and shall be widely distributed to the news media within this area.

(Ord. No. 2568, § 1. Formerly Code 1986, § 2.31.040)

9.03.050 Certain persons ineligible.

The officers and employees of the city, members of their immediate families and their kindred to the fourth degree are excluded from application of the provisions of this chapter.

(Ord. No. 2568, § 1. Formerly Code 1986, § 2.31.050)