Chapter 2.48
MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE1

Sections:

2.48.010    Position established.

2.48.020    Municipal court judge pro tempore.

2.48.030    Compensation.

2.48.010 Position established.

The position of municipal court judge is hereby created and established. The municipal court judge shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the members of the city council and approval of the municipal court judge’s employment agreement. The term of office shall be four years, as provided in RCW 3.50.040. The person appointed as municipal court judge shall be a citizen of the United States of America and of the state of Washington, and be an attorney admitted to practice law before the courts of record of the state of Washington. (Ord. 1889 § 9 (part), 1999: Ord. 1725 § 1, 1995)

2.48.020 Municipal court judge pro tempore.

The position of municipal court judge pro tempore is hereby created and established. The municipal court judge shall appoint one or more persons as a municipal court judge pro tempore. The person so appointed as a municipal court judge pro tempore shall be a citizen of the United States of America and of the state of Washington, and be an attorney admitted to practice law before the courts of record of the state of Washington. A municipal court judge pro tempore, while so acting, shall have all of the powers of the municipal court judge. (Ord. 1925 § 1, 2000: Ord. 1889 § 9 (part), 1999: Ord. 1725 § 2, 1995)

2.48.030 Compensation.

The municipal court judge and municipal court judge pro tempore shall receive as compensation for their services an amount as established within an employment agreement executed between the city and the municipal court judge. (Ord. 1725 § 3, 1995)


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Prior legislation: Ords. 424 and 773, repealed by Ord. 1725.