ORDINANCE 2022-25

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUNNYSIDE, WASHINGTON, REPEALING THE FOLLOWING SUNNYSIDE MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS AND CHAPTERS: CHAPTER 9.02; SECTIONS 9.04.010, 9.04.020, AND 9.04.900; CHAPTER 9.06; CHAPTER 9.08; SECTIONS 9.10.030, AND 9.10.900; CHAPTER 9.12; CHAPTER 9.14; CHAPTER 9.16; SECTIONS 9.20.010, 9.20.020, 9.20.030, AND 9.20.900; CHAPTER 9.22; CHAPTER 9.26; CHAPTER 9.28; CHAPTER 9.30; CHAPTER 9.32; SECTIONS 9.34.010 AND 9.34.900; SECTIONS 9.56.010, 9.56.030, 9.56.040, AND 9.56.900; SECTIONS SECTION 9.60.020, AND 9.60.900; CHAPTER 9.62; CHAPTER 9.70; CHAPTER 9.74; CHAPTER 9.75; AND CHAPTER 9.92. THE ORDINANCE ALSO MODERNIZES AND UPDATES THE PROCEDURES FOR CRIMINAL CASES FILED IN THE SUNNYSIDE MUNICIPAL COURT. THE ORDINANCE ALSO ADOPTS SECTIONS OF THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON WHICH MAKES CRIMINAL CONDUCT A MISDEMEANOR, OR A GROSS MISDEMEANOR, INCLUDING DEFINITIONS AND OTHER NECESSARY SECTIONS. THE ORDINANCES ALSO REQUIRES ANYONE WHO IS CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR OR GROSS MISDEMEANOR TO PAY A $150 INTO PENALTY INTO THE CITY OF SUNNYSIDE CRIME PREVENTION FUND. THE ORDINANCE ALSO AMENDS SUNNYSIDE MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 9.10.010, 9.10.020, 9.20.040, 9.21.050, 9.24.020, 9.24.030, 9.29.030, 9.29.040, 9.36.040, 9.56.020, 9.60.010, TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THOSE SECTIONS. THE ORDINANCE ALSO UPDATES THE SUNNYSIDE MUNICIPAL CODE TO COMPLY WITH CURRENT LAW. THE ORDINANCE ALSO SETS FORTH THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDINANCE AND PROVIDES THAT ITS PROVISIONS ARE SEVERABLE FROM ONE ANOTHER AND PROVIDES FOR PUBLICATION BY SUMMARY.

Approved: October 10, 2022

Signatories: Dean Broersma, Mayor

Jacqueline Renteria, City Clerk

Eric Ferguson, Attorney at Law

Publish: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

A complete copy of the full text of this Ordinance is available online or upon request to the City Clerk, Sunnyside City Hall, 818 East Edison Avenue, Sunnyside, Washington 98944.

PUBLISH: SUNNYSIDE SUN

November 9, 2022

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