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RESOLUTION N O. 2020-08(formally known as 20-08) <br /> SURCHARGE FOR DISTRICT COURT DISPUTE RESOLUTION <br /> WHEREAS, Effective January 1, 2020,Mason County District Court requires mandatory Dispute <br /> Resolution on all Small claims cases per local court rule LCRLJ 6(A). <br /> Whereas,Mason County District Court will be contracting with Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston <br /> County, and <br /> WHEREAS,Per RCW 7.75.035(1) states that a County Legislative Authority may impose a surcharge of <br /> up to ten dollars on each civil filing fee in district court and a surcharge of up to fifteen dollars on each <br /> filing fee for small claims action for the purpose of funding dispute resolution centers established under <br /> this chapter. <br /> WHEREAS, Per RCW 7.75.035(2)Any surcharge imposed shall be collected by the clerk of the court <br /> and remitted to the county treasurer for deposit in a separate account to be used solely for dispute <br /> resolution centers established under this chapter,. Money received under this section is not subject to <br /> RCW 3.62.020(2)OR 3.62.090. The accounts created pursuant to this subsection shall be audited by the <br /> state auditor in accordance with RCW 43.09.260. <br /> WHEREAS, The Board of County Commissioners have authorized the expenditures& revenue in the <br /> 2020 budget. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Mason County Commissioners to authorize a <br /> surcharge of up to ten dollars on each civil filing fee in district court and a surcharge of up to fifteen <br /> dollars on each filing fee for small claims actions for the purpose of funding dispute resolution centers <br /> established under this chapter. (RCW 7.75.035(1) <br /> And under RCW 7.75.035(2)any surcharge imposed shall be collected by the clerk of the court and <br /> remitted to the county treasurer monthly for deposit in a separate account. The County Treasurer shall <br /> forward the amount of revenue collected and submitted for dispute resolution monthly to: Dispute <br /> Resolution Center of Thurston County. <br /> Adopted this 215 of 7rn , 2020. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON <br /> ATTEST: <br /> L�V/Ll/]Z `Sharon Trask, Chair <br /> M lis every, erk of the Board <br /> Zex"X/):A <br /> Randy Neatherlin, C&nmissioner <br /> APPROVED AS TO FORM: <br /> - <br /> -� Kevin Shutty ommissioner <br /> Tim White ea ,Chief DPA <br /> J:\FORMS\Administrative\Budget\Briefing items\2020 briefings\Resolution for Dispute Resolution draft.docx <br />