PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: To create the commute trip reduction (CTR) performance grant program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 70.94.996.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Development of the rules will establish the commute trip reduction performance-based grant program and the parameters for private employers, public agencies, nonprofit organizations, developers, and property managers to participate.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Commute Trip Reduction Task Force (RCW 70.94.537) is charged with establishing the award rate for the grant program (RCW 70.94.996).
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Brian Lagerberg, P.O. Box 47387, Olympia, WA 98504-7387, (360) 705-7878. The proposed rule will go through the public hearing process. Interested parties may request a meeting to discuss the various details of the proposed rule.
November 19, 2003
P. J. Hammond
Chief of Staff