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Title 2 Administration and Personnel
2.02 County Personnel Regulations
2.03 Judicial Services Department
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2.05 Whistle Blower Protection
2.06 Planning Commission
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2.16 Department of Community Development
2.20 Division of Social Services
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2.26 China Spring Youth Camp
2.28 Genoa Historic District Commission
2.32 Regional Street and Highway Commission
2.36 Wage Claims
2.44 County Driving Policy
2.50 Douglas County Law Library
2.52 Cave Rock Water Advisory Board
2.54 Skyland Water Advisory Board
2.56 Water Conveyance Advisory Committee
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2.60 Appraisers of County Property
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County Codes
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
2.03 Judicial Services Department
2.03.010 Judicial Services Department
2.03.020 Purpose
2.03.030 Court administrator: Appointment
2.03.040 Court administrator: Duties.

2.03.010 Judicial Services Department

Section 32 of Article 4 of the Nevada Constitution and NRS 3.250, NRS 4.350 and 246.060 provide that the county clerk is the ex officio clerk of the district court and justice courts.  Section 1 of Article 3 of the Nevada Constitution provides for a separation of governmental powers, prohibiting the exercise of powers properly belonging to the judicial department by any other governmental department.  Pursuant to the Nevada Supreme Court decision in State, ex rel. Harvey v. The Second Judicial District Court, “a district court may exercise control over the court clerk’s office either directly, by assuming all or part of the clerk’s functions, or indirectly, by supervising the county clerk in the performance of his or her duties as the ex officio court clerk.” Harvey, 117 Nev. 754, 33 P.3d 1263, 1275 (2001).  (Ord. 1410, 2014)


2.03.020 Purpose

1. Recognize that employees in the offices of the clerk of the district court, clerk of the Tahoe Township Justice Court and the clerk of the East Fork Township Justice Court are under complete jurisdiction and control of the district judges and the justices of the peace.
        2. Provide a method, by the appointment and/or designation of a Court Administrator, for the institution of administrative methods and procedures for the improvement of the judicial system.  (Ord. 1410, 2014)


2.03.030 Court administrator: Appointment

The district judges and the justices of the peace by majority action shall appoint and/or designate a court administrator.  The district judges and the justices of the peace have denominated the court administrator as clerk of the court.  (Ord. 1410, 2014)


2.03.040 Court administrator: Duties.

The court administrator shall, under the supervision and direction of the district judges and justices of the peace:
1. Prepare and submit budgets to the county manager and the board of county commissioners necessary for the maintenance and operation of the judicial system and make recommendations in respect thereto. 
2. Attend to such other matters as may be assigned by the district judges and justices of the peace.  (Ord. 1410, 2014)