WSR 08-03-134

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed January 23, 2008, 9:16 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Toll rate setting.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.030 Powers and duties regarding toll facilities and 47.56.240 Fixing of toll rates.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Washington state transportation commission is charged with the setting of toll rates to include recommendations from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee.

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 Ms. Heather Beresheim, Secretary Senior, Tolling Operations, Washington State Department of Transportation, Tolling Operations, 3214 50th Street Court N.W., Suite 302, Gig Harbor, WA 98335-8583, e-mail Bereshh@wsdot.wa.gov, phone (253) 534-4654 or toll free at (877) 762-7769, fax (253) 534-4679.

January 23, 2008

Reema Griffith

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office