City of Hood River, Oregon
Resolution No. 2018-04
A Resolution Appointing Rubin Cleaveland
as Interim Municipal Court Judge
The City Council for the City of Hood River adopts the following findings:
WHEREAS, in Hood River, the Municipal Court Judge is an appointed City Officer position, pursuant to Charter Sections 10 and 21, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; and
WHEREAS, Willford Carey, the City’s long-standing Municipal Judge recently passed away, creating a vacancy on the Municipal Court bench; and
WHEREAS, Rubin Cleaveland has served as Municipal Judge pro tempore for several years; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor desires to appoint Ruben Cleaveland to serve as interim Municipal Judge during the period in which the City conducts a search for a permanent Municipal Judge; and
WHEREAS, Charter Section 21 requires Council consent for the Mayor’s appointment of the Municipal Judge.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that Ruben Cleaveland is hereby confirmed to serve as interim Municipal Judge until such time as a permanent Municipal Judge is appointed and confirmed, unless otherwise directed by the Council.
Approved and Effective this 12th day of March 2018.
Paul Blackburn, Mayor
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder Approved as to form:
Daniel Kearns, City Attorney