WSR 07-19-074

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

[ Filed September 17, 2007, 2:17 p.m. , effective October 18, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: General administration proposes to raise parking fees on the capitol campus beginning in January 2008. Revision of this rule will allow the department of general administration to adjust rental parking rates on the state capitol campus at the director's discretion as the market and business needs dictate. The effect of revising this rule will be that general administration will not need to go through rule making every time the director determines a need to adjust parking rates.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 236-12-290.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.19.011 (2)(d), 46.08.150, 46.08.172.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-13-104 on June 20, 2007.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 17, 2007.

Linda Villegas Bremer

Director

OTS-1060.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-18-064, filed 8/30/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 236-12-290   Parking fees.   (1) The fees for rental parking shall be ((as follows:)) set by the director of the department of general administration.

(a) Adjustments to the fees may be made at the discretion of the director of the department of general administration.


((PARKING USES PARKING FEES
(a) Agency assigned uses (visitor, off-campus staff, state cars, etc.)

$ 30.00

(b) Employee uses
(i) General, "zoned" $ 20.00
(ii) Leased/reserved areas and/or stalls $ 25.00
(iii) Disabled employees $ 15.00
(c) Motorcycle, motor-driven cycle/moped uses

$ 10.00

(d) Nonstate personnel uses (concession vendors, lobbyists, day care providers, press corps, etc.)

$ 30.00

(e) Disabled visitor use no charge
(f) Metered parking for visitor use $ .50 per hour))

(g) No charge for carpools/vanpools to which permits have been issued in accordance with WAC 236-12-295.

(h) In addition to the permits issued under (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g) of this subsection, the department may issue other permits including but not limited to agency prepaid monthly, service/delivery and temporary/daily permits; the department will establish a fee schedule for such permits other than permits issued under (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g) of this subsection, and will keep such fee schedule on file at 218 General Administration Building, P.O. Box 41000, Olympia, Washington 98504-1000 and will make it available to any person upon request.

(i) The director has authority to create reserved parking spaces/areas and to determine the rates for such parking;))

(b) The director will establish a fee schedule for ((reserved)) parking spaces/areas and will keep such fee schedule on file ((at 218 General Administration Building)) in the director's office of the Department of General Administration, P.O. Box 41000, Olympia, Washington 98504-1000 and will make it available to any person upon request.

(2) In determining whether to adjust rental parking fees, the director will consider one or more of the following factors:

(a) Parking facility costs;

(b) Available commuting alternatives;

(c) Change in the demand for parking facilities;

(d) Transportation demand management requirements;

(e) Market rates of comparable privately owned or leased property; and

(f) Other circumstances as determined by the director, whereby a change in parking fees is necessary.

(3) The director shall provide notice to state agency stakeholders and capitol campus parkers no later than sixty days prior to any proposed rental parking fees adjustment and provide a thirty-day comment period about the proposed parking fee increases. The director shall consider the comments in adopting adjustments to the rental parking fees.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011 (2)(d), 46.08.150, and 46.08.172. 04-18-064, 236-12-290, filed 8/30/04, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 and 46.08.172. 92-04-037, 236-12-290, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. 85-19-001 (Order 85-02), 236-12-290, filed 9/5/85; 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), 236-12-290, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, 236-12-290, filed 12/19/73; Order 11, 236-12-290, filed 5/22/72; Order 9, 236-12-290, filed 8/14/70; 24, filed 8/19/64.]

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