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Ordinance #91

CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS CIRCUIT CLERK
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A CRIMINAL JUSTICE FUND, SETTING
FORTH THE PURPOSE OF SAID FUND AND PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION
OF REVENUE FOR SAID FUND.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS:
WHEREAS, to provide for the incarceration of the 'city
prisioners of the City of Johnson, and
WHEREAS, to insure the safety and welfare of the
inhabitants of Johnson; the City of Johnson, Washington County,
Arkansas, desires to establish a criminal justice fund.
.THEREFORE IT IS NOW ORDAINED by the City Council of the
City of.Johnson, Arkansas, that:
1. A fund to be known as a Criminal Justice Fund be
established and such monies be used solely for reimbursing
Washington County, Arkansas for expenses incurred incarcerating
prisioners on behalf of the City of Johnson, Arkansas.
2. To provide revenue for said fund there shall be levied
and collected from each Defendant upon each plea of f guilty,
nolo contendre, foreiture of bond, or determination of guilt
from misdemeanors, City Ordinances or traffic violations in
the City Court of the City of Johnson the sum of five dollars

($5.00)
3. The five dollars ($5.00) sum shall be deposited into
the Criminal Justice Fund and held by the City of Johnson
until disbursement as provided for in paragraph one (1) hereof.
4. Emergency Clause. It is hereby determined that there
is a present and urgent need to provide for the incarceration
of the city prisioners of the City of Johnson, Arkansas, for
the protection of the peace, health, safety and welfare of
the residents of the City of Johnson, therefore, an emergency
is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance shall be in
full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.