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City of Gerald, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 223 §2(223.010), 12-21-1978; Ord. No. 858 § 3, 10-12-2017[1]]
From and after May 1, 2018, all violations of the municipal ordinances of the City of Gerald, Missouri, shall be heard and determined by an Associate Circuit Judge of the 20th Judicial Circuit.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Section 1 of this ordinance provided that the whereas clauses, which include legislative authority and the desire of the City to have violations of municipal ordinances heard and determined by an associate circuit judge, are specifically incorporated by reference. Section 2 provided that the Municipal Court of the City of Gerald was abolished effective 4-30-2018.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Sections 130.020 — 130.250, adopted and/or amended by Ord. No. 223 § 2 (223.020 — 223.230, 223.250, 223.270 — 223.380), 12-21-1978; Ord. No. 681 § 1, 6-10-2010; were repealed 10-12-2017 pursuant to Ord. No. 858 § 2.
[Ord. No. 223 §2(223.260), 12-21-1978; Ord. No. 395 §§1 — 2, 3-9-1995; Ord. No. 501, 10-11-2001]
A. 
In addition to any fine that may be imposed by the Circuit Court Judge there shall be assessed as costs in all cases the following:
[Ord. No. 885, 4-11-2019]
1. 
Costs of court in the amount of fifteen dollars ($15.00).
[Ord. No. 858 § 5, 10-12-2017[1]]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Section 1 of this ordinance provided that the whereas clauses, which include legislative authority and the desire of the City to have violations of municipal ordinances heard and determined by an associate circuit judge, are specifically incorporated by reference. Section 2 provided that the Municipal Court of the City of Gerald was abolished effective 4-30-2018.
2. 
Police Officers training.
a. 
The official responsible for collecting costs and fines may assess as Court costs up to three dollars ($3.00) for each violation of the general criminal laws of the State, including infractions, or violations of the ordinances of the City of Gerald, provided that no such fee shall be collected for violations of non-moving traffic violations and no such fee shall be collected in any proceeding in any Court when the proceeding or defendant has been dismissed by the Court.
b. 
Two dollars ($2.00) of such fee collected shall be transmitted monthly to the City Clerk of Gerald to be used locally for training Law Enforcement Officers. One dollar ($1.00) of such fees collected shall be deposited into the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission Fund to be used Statewide for training Law Enforcement Officers. The checks should be payable to the "Treasurer, State of Missouri". Address and mail check on or before the fifteenth (15th) of each month to:
Budget Director
Department of Public Safety
Post Office Box 749
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
3. 
Crime Victims' Compensation Fund, seven dollars fifty cents ($7.50); except that no such fee shall be collected for any non-moving traffic violations, except violations of weight limit and safety laws, and no such fee shall be collected in any proceeding in any Court when the proceeding or the defendant has been dismissed by the Court or when costs are to be paid by the State, County or municipality on behalf of an indigent defendant.
4. 
Other costs, such as those for the issuance of a warrant, summons, or commitment, as provided before the Associate Circuit Judge in criminal prosecutions.
5. 
Actual costs assessed against the City by the County Sheriff for mileage, for apprehension or confinement in the County Jail.
6. 
Mileage, in the same amount as provided to the Sheriff in criminal violations, for each mile and fraction thereof, the officer must travel (both directions) in order to serve any warrant, commitment or order of this Court.
7. 
Alcohol- and drug-related traffic offenses. In addition to any other penalties and costs provided by law or ordinance, the Court may order any person convicted of an alcohol- or drug-related traffic offense or amended alcohol- or drug-related traffic offense to reimburse the City for the costs associated with the arrest of such person. Such costs shall include the reasonable cost of making the arrest, including the cost of any chemical test made to determine the alcohol or drug content of the person's blood, and the costs of processing, charging, booking and holding such person in custody. A schedule of such costs shall be established by the Gerald Police Department and filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and the Court may impose costs in accordance with the schedule; provided, the Court may order the costs reduced in a case if the Court determines the costs are excessive.
[Ord. No. 885, 4-11-2019]
8. 
Any person who is convicted of or pleads guilty to an intoxication-related traffic offense, as defined in Section 577.023, RSMo., shall be assessed as costs a fee in the amount of five dollars ($5.00). Such fee shall be collected by the Clerk of the Court and paid at least monthly to the Director of Revenue and placed to the credit of the Independent Living Center Fund.
9. 
From and after May 1, 2018, there shall be assessed, in addition to all other Court costs, the sum of $7.00 for the Court Automation Fund.
[Ord. No. 858 § 4, 10-12-2017[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: Section 1 of this ordinance provided that the whereas clauses, which include legislative authority and the desire of the City to have violations of municipal ordinances heard and determined by an associate circuit judge, are specifically incorporated by reference. Section 2 provided that the Municipal Court of the City of Gerald was abolished effective 4-30-2018.