Chapter 2.14

2.14.000    Chapter Contents


2.14.010    Established.

2.14.020    Powers and duties--Jurisdiction.

2.14.030    Olympia Municipal Court Judge’s salary.

2.14.010 Established

The Olympia police court is reconstituted as the municipal court of Olympia pursuant to RCW Chapter 3.50 as amended by the Court Improvement Act of 1984, Chapter 258, Laws of 1984. All of the duties and functions of the present police court, together with all cases pending thereunder, are transferred to the reconstituted municipal court.

(Ord. 4526 §1(part), 1984).

2.14.020 Powers and duties –Jurisdiction

The municipal court shall possess such jurisdiction and shall exercise such power and duties as are set forth in RCW Chapter 3.50 as amended by Chapter 258, Laws of 1984.

(Ord. 4526 §1(part), 1984).

2.14.030 Olympia Municipal Court Judge’s salary

A.    Effective January 1, 2008, the salary for the Olympia Municipal Court Judge position shall be set at 95% of a district court judge’s annual salary.

B.    Commencing September 1, 2008, and thereafter on the first day of September of each successive year, the salary paid the Olympia Municipal Court Judge shall automatically be adjusted to an amount equal to 95% of the salary of district court judges as set by the Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

(Ord. 6500 §1, 2007; Ord. 6146 §1, 2001; Ord. 5708 §1, 1997).