ORDINANCE NO.  07-1(1)

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REORDAIN CHAPTER 1, GENERAL PROVISIONS, OF THE CODE OF THE COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE, VIRGINIA.

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Albemarle, Virginia, that Chapter 1, General Provisions, of the Code of the County of Albemarle, Virginia, is hereby amended and reordained as follows:

 

By Amending:

Sec. 1-119         Additional Court Costs

 

CHAPTER 1

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

Sec.  1-119 Additional court costs.

 

A.         A fee of two dollars ($2.00) shall be taxed as additional costs in each criminal, traffic or civil case in the respective district or circuit courts of the county for the purpose of providing for the maintenance, construction or renovation of the courthouse, jail or court-related facilities located in and serving the county and to defray the costs of cooling, heating and electricity in these facilities.  The director of finance shall segregate the fees collected pursuant to this section for the purposes designated above.

 

B.   A fee of five dollars ($5.00) ten dollars ($10.00) shall be taxed as additional costs in each criminal or traffic case in the respective district or circuit courts of the county in which the defendant is convicted of a violation of any statute or ordinance.  The fee shall be collected by the clerk of the court in which the case is heard, remitted to the director of finance, and held by the director of finance subject to appropriation by the board of supervisors to the sheriff’s office for the funding of courthouse security personnel, and, if requested by the sheriff, equipment and other personal property used in connection with courthouse security.

 

C.   A fee of twenty five ($25.00) shall be taxed as additional costs in each criminal case in the respective district or circuit courts of the county in which the defendant is convicted of a violation of any statute or ordinance and is processed for admission into the regional jail as a result of such conviction.  The fee shall be collected by the clerk of the court in which the case is heard, remitted to the director of finance, and held by the director of finance subject to appropriation by the board of supervisors to the sheriff’s office for the funding of costs of processing arrested persons into the regional jail.

 

(Ord. of 8-8-90; Ord. of 8-5-92, Code 1975, § 1-8, 6-17-89; Code 1988, § 1-8 Ord. 98-A(1), 8-5-98; Ord. 02-1(1), 6-5-02)

 

            State law reference--Authority for above provisions, Va. Code § 17.1-281; Va. Code § 53.1-120; Va. Code § 15.2-1613.1.

 

            This ordinance shall be effective on and after July 1, 2007.

 

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