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File #: 21-628    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Other Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve creation of one division within the Presiding Judge's Court. This division is a separate temporary court that will be presided over by Associate Judges, as assigned by the Presiding Judge. The time period will be from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022. As of April 30, 2021, there are approximately 131,516 cases awaiting trials or hearings in Municipal Court. The temporary court will focus on traffic, animal, accident, pre-capias/warrant and environmental cases.
Attachments: 1. DHS - Ordinance amending Municipal Code Chapter 2 Temp Court_6.1.pdf

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Discussion and action on a Resolution to approve creation of one division within the Presiding Judge’s Court.  This division is a separate temporary court that will be presided over by Associate Judges, as assigned by the Presiding Judge.  The time period will be from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.  As of April 30, 2021, there are approximately 131,516 cases awaiting trials or hearings in Municipal Court.  The temporary court will focus on traffic, animal, accident, pre-capias/warrant and environmental cases.

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