SENATE BILL 6256
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Senator McCaslin
Read first time 01/22/92. Referred to Committee on Governmental Operations.
AN ACT Relating to formal advertisement for public works; and amending RCW 39.04.020.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 39.04.020 and 1986 c 282 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
Whenever the state, or any municipality shall determine that any public work is necessary to be done it shall cause plans, specifications, or both thereof and an estimate of the cost of such work to be made and filed in the office of the director, supervisor, commissioner, trustee, board or agency having by law the authority to require such work to be done. The plans, specifications, and estimates of cost shall be approved by the director, supervisor, commissioner, trustee, board, or agency and the original draft or a certified copy filed in such office before further action is taken.
state, or such municipality shall determine that it is necessary or advisable
that such work shall be executed by any means or method other than by contract
or by a small works roster process, and it shall appear by such estimate that
the probable cost of executing such work will exceed the sum of ((
thirty thousand dollars, then the state or such municipality shall at
least fifteen days before beginning work cause such estimate, together with a
description of the work, to be published at least once in a legal newspaper of
general circulation published in or as near as possible to that part of the
county in which such work is to be done: PROVIDED, That when any emergency
shall require the immediate execution of such public work, upon a finding of
the existence of such emergency by the authority having power to direct such
public work to be done and duly entered of record, publication of description
and estimate may be made within seven days after the commencement of the work.