RESOLUTION NO. _____________

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA

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RESOLUTION INCREASING THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE JAIL ACCESS FEE TO $246 FOR FY 2009-10, PURSUANT TO AB 1805, GOVERNMENT CODE 29551-29552

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RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that:

WHEREAS, Government Code 29551, authorizes counties to charge arresting agencies a Jail Access Fee for each booking on specified code violation and Misdemeanor violation offenders into County detention facilities, above a three-year rolling average; and

WHEREAS, the Jail Access Fee is required to be set at a rate not to exceed the actual cost of booking an arrested person into the local detention facility, and may be charged for each booking in excess of the three-year average; and

WHEREAS, a experienced firm has determined that the County of San Mateo’s actual cost of booking an arrested person into the local detention facility, is $303.65,

WHEREAS, the proposed Jail Access Fee, which reflects the amount required to recover the gap in State funding for the booking fee, does not exceed the actual cost of booking an arrested person into the local detention facility; and

    WHEREAS, affected and interested parties, including all County police departments, have been advised and noticed of the public meeting to consider the increase of this fee, in accordance with Section 29550 of the Government Code; and

    NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, THAT:

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The Jail Access Fee to be charged is hereby set at $246, effective July 1, 2009

   

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