IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

IN AND FOR PASCO AND PINELLAS COUNTIES, FLORIDA

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2011-039 PI-CIR

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RE:     ELIMINATION OF TRUANCY MAGISTRATE PROGRAM  

 

            Representatives from the Juvenile Welfare Board have informed the Court that the Board will discontinue funding for the Truancy Magistrate Program.  In accordance with Article V, §2 Florida Constitution, Rule of Judicial Administration 2.215, and §43.26, Florida Statutes,

           

IT IS ORDERED:

 

            The referrals to the Truancy Magistrate Program for all cases currently pending in that program are hereby rescinded.  See Attachment One for a listing of those cases.  The cases remain in section U and will be heard by the judge assigned to Section 5, Unified Family Court.

 

            Administrative Order 2010-047 PI-CIR is hereby rescinded.

 

            DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, this _____ day of August 2011.

  ORIGINAL SIGNED on August 9, 2011 

BY J. THOMAS MCGRADY, CHIEF JUDGE                                                                        

 

 

cc:        All Pinellas Judges

            The Honorable Bernie McCabe, State Attorney

            The Honorable Bob Dillinger, Public Defender

            The Honorable Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Pinellas County

            Gay L. Inskeep, Trial Courts Administrator

            Myriam Irizarry, Chief Deputy Director, Pinellas County Clerk’s Office

            Gay Lancaster, Executive Director, JWB Children’s Services Council of Pinellas County

            Julie M. Janssen, Superintendent, Pinellas County Schools

            Patricia Gerard, Vice President Pinellas Programs, Family Resources

            Elizabeth Turner, Pinellas County Schools

            Laurie A. Dart, Staff Attorney, Pinellas County Schools

            Bar Associations, Pasco and Pinellas Counties

            Law Libraries, Pasco and Pinellas Counties