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File #: 2020-1002    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Appointment
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: FAB-Finance, Audit & Budget Committee
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): Senior Magistrate Court Judge Appointment - Albert R. Sacks
Attachments: 1. 2020-1002 Agenda Item, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Exhibit B

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Magistrate Court                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s):

Senior Magistrate Court Judge Appointment - Albert R. Sacks

Body

 

Information Contact: Berryl A. Anderson, Chief Magistrate Judge

Phone Number: (404)371-4767

 

PURPOSE:

To appoint Albert R. Sacks to the position of Senior Magistrate for the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County to complete the term ending on December 31, 2020, effective September 1, 2020.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

O.C.G.A. 15-10-220 (attached as Exhibit A) authorizes the Chief Magistrate Judge to appoint to the office of Senior Magistrate any retired Chief Magistrate or Magistrate who prior to retirement served at least eight (8) consecutive years as Chief Magistrate or Magistrate. Judge Sacks has served as a Magistrate Judge for 35 years. The following DeKalb County Magistrate identified in the attached Exhibit B is requesting the Board of Commissioners’ approval for the appointment of Albert R. Sacks as Senior Magistrate Judge.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Note the cost of the item(s) - if any; also note the fiscal year budget impact to include funding source.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To appoint Albert R. Sacks as Senior Magistrate Judge for the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County