FY2016-17 Budget Final

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNT

PROGRAM/ACTIVITY MUNICIPAL COURT

MUNICIPAL COURT

101-008-038

MISSION/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Municipal Court activity is responsible for processing legal and court related matters in an efficient and timely manner as well as provide a forum for citizens to have their matters heard in a judicial and unbiased setting. Administrative functions include timely and accurate processing of complaints filed, courteously responding to request for information from the public, responsibly collecting assessed fines and fees, and the efficient docketing of cases for adjudication. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

*Improve and streamline court processes through the use of relevant court technology. *Provide convenient customer service options for defendants who interact with the court. *Maintain a document management system and workflow through LT systems. *Collect revenues through various avenues of the municipal court process in an efficient manner.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES/SERVICE LEVELS

FY 2014 Actuals

FY 2015 Actuals

FY 2016 Target

FY 2017 Target

Quantifiable Factor(s)

Activity Demand/Workload Number of citations filed with the court

12,164

10,030

10,085

10,000

Number of cases reactivated

5,235

5,073 9,647 3,965

5,147 8,549 6,704

5,000 7,500 4,000

Number of cases entered for judgement Number of cases placed on inactive status

11,283

6,294

Number of Bench Trials performed Number of Jury Trials performed

N/A N/A N/A

N/A N/A N/A

N/A N/A N/A

50 70

Number of warrants served by the Marshals

900

Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures M&O budget per capita M&O budget % of city budget

$14.89 2.28%

$16.31 2.54% 90.13%

$18.80 2.81%

$23.05 3.21% 76.67%

Citation clearance rate

101.02%

100.14%

Average number of trial settings before Bench Trial conducted

N/A

N/A

N/A

<2

N/A

N/A

N/A

<2

Average number of trial settings before Jury Trial conducted

N/A

N/A

N/A

$400,000

Total value of the warrants served by the Marshals Office

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