Chapter 2.54
PIERCE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT DISTRICTING PLAN

Sections:

2.54.010    Pierce County District Court Districting Plan Adopted.

2.54.020    Pierce County District Court.

2.54.030    Bond Amounts – Blanket Bonds.

Cross-reference:    RCW 36.32.020

2.54.010 Pierce County District Court Districting Plan Adopted.

The Pierce County District Court districting plan is hereby adopted as more specifically set forth in this Chapter. (Ord. 2016-16 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2002-73s § 2 (part), 2002; Ord. 91-114 § 2 (part), 1991; prior Code § 30.02.010)

2.54.020 Pierce County District Court.

A.    Boundaries: All of Pierce County shall constitute the Pierce County District Court except that portion of the joint district court district established by King County pursuant to RCW 3.38.060 located within the boundaries of the City of Auburn and within the boundaries of Pierce County shall be excluded from the district court district established by this Chapter;

B.    Eleven full-time judges;

C.    Central offices, courtrooms and records to be located within the boundaries of the Pierce County District Court;

D.    Additional courts to sit within the boundaries of Pierce County District Court;

E.    Not to exceed three Commissioners for Pierce County District Court and two Commissioners for the City of Tacoma;

F.    Eleven departments, three of which shall be designated as "The Municipal Court of Tacoma";

G.    The name of the district shall be "Pierce County District Court";

H.    Three of the judges will serve full-time in the Municipal Court of Tacoma and their salaries shall be allocated to the City of Tacoma;

I.    Salary--as provided by the State Legislature;

J.    The judges of Pierce County District Court shall run for office in County-wide elections, effective for purposes of the 2002 election, and all subsequent elections.

(Ord. 2016-16 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2002-73s § 2 (part), 2002; Ord. 98-14 § 1 (part), 1998; Ord. 91-114 § 2 (part), 1991; prior Code § 30.02.020)

2.54.030 Bond Amounts – Blanket bonds.

A blanket public employees faithful performance of duty bond in an amount not less than $100,000.00, and, in addition, an employee dishonesty blanket bond in an amount not less than $500,000.00, shall be maintained for all District Court officials and employees. (Ord. 2016-16 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2002-73s § 2 (part); 2002; Ord. 85-31 § 1985; prior Code § 30.02.060)