Chapter 2.14


2.14.010    Intent – Governing law.

2.14.020    City Manager requirements.

2.14.030    Payment of fines, penalties or other such charges.

2.14.010 Intent – Governing law.

It is the intent of this chapter to provide direction to the City Manager in all matters related to accountability and reporting of the City’s fiscal obligations and/or debts, including, but not limited to, any fines, penalties or other charges.

RCW 35A.13.080 requires the City Manager to prepare and submit to the Council such reports as may be required by that body or as he or she may deem it advisable to submit and to keep the Council fully advised of the financial condition of the City and its future needs. [Ord. 2013-6 § 1, 2013.]

2.14.020 City Manager requirements.

The City Manager shall, upon notification of any fine, penalty or other such charge levied against the City, provide a written report of such action at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting, but in no event shall the City Manager be required to provide such report sooner than 10 days from the date of first notification. [Ord. 2013-6 § 1, 2013.]

2.14.030 Payment of fines, penalties or other such charges.

Unless otherwise provided by law, payment for any fine, penalty or other such charge in excess of $100.00, or fines, penalties or other such charges with a cumulative value in excess of $100.00, levied against the City shall require the following:

A. A report of findings provided to the City Council pursuant to SMC 2.14.020; and

B. A resolution authorizing payment of said fine, penalty or other such charge(s) approved by a majority vote of the City Council. [Ord. 2014-3 § 1, 2014; Ord. 2013-6 § 1, 2013.]