Chapter 9.47
JAIL INCARCERATION RATES Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

Sections:

9.47.010    Applicability. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

9.47.020    Rates Established. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

9.47.030    Contracting. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

9.47.040    Annual Review. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

9.47.010 Applicability. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

This Chapter shall apply to contracts for jail services entered into or renegotiated by Pierce County on or after January 1, 2019. (Ord. 2018-72 § 1 (part), 2018; Ord. 2017-67 § 1 (part), 2017; Ord. 2016-70 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2014-63s § 1 (part), 2014)

9.47.020 Rates Established. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

A.    The following are rates to be charged agencies sending inmates to the Pierce County Jail:

1.

Booking

$55.25

2.

Daily Rate

$86.51/day

B.    Other rates to be charged:

1.

Escort Fee

$132.53/inmate

2.

Mental Health Fee

$223.96/day

3.

Special Identification Process

$184.91

4.

Major Medical Costs

Contract Agency Paid

C.    The items listed in subsections A. and B. above are exclusive of any other agreed-upon charges and do not include any costs paid directly by inmates.

D.    Rates do not apply to those otherwise set by State or Federal law or regulations.

E.    Rates may be adjusted to reflect other contributions that agencies provide for major medical costs or to cover other inmate costs.

(Ord. 2018-72 § 1 (part), 2018; Ord. 2017-67 § 1 (part), 2017; Ord. 2016-70 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2014-63s § 1 (part), 2014)

9.47.030 Contracting. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

A.    The Corrections Bureau may contract its jail services with outside agencies for multiyear terms. The contracts must establish rates that cover the costs of incarceration and may establish other criteria including, but not limited to, the minimum and maximum number of inmates to be contracted for, types of prisoners that will be taken, and any other requirements that the Corrections Bureau deems necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the jail.

B.    Emergencies. The Corrections Bureau may contract with outside agencies to provide jail services during emergencies experienced by the contracting outside agency. The contracts must establish rates and other criteria necessary to address the emergency. The duration of such emergency contract shall have a reasonable relationship to the needs of the parties and the duration of the emergency.

(Ord. 2018-72 § 1 (part), 2018; Ord. 2017-67 § 1 (part), 2017; Ord. 2016-70 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2014-63s § 1 (part), 2014)

9.47.040 Annual Review. Revised 1/17 Revised 2/18 Revised 4/19

The rates established in this Chapter shall be reviewed annually by the Council in conjunction with the adoption of the annual County budget, and at any other time that the Council deems appropriate. (Ord. 2018-72 § 1 (part), 2018; Ord. 2017-67 § 1 (part), 2017; Ord. 2016-70 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2014-63s § 1 (part), 2014)