WSR 08-10-045

PROPOSED RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[ Filed May 1, 2008, 10:52 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amending WAC 136-161-080 Limitations on allocations of RATA funds to counties.

Hearing Location(s): County Road Administration Board, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, on July 24, 2008, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 24, 2008.

Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, P.O. Box 40913, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, e-mail Karen@crab.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-0386, by July 18, 2008.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by July 18, 2008, TTY (800) 833-6382 or (360) 753-5989.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Providing flexibility to the NWR in submitting project requests for RATA.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.79 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: [County road administration board], governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Randy Hart, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989; Implementation: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989; and Enforcement: Jay Weber, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

April 30, 2008

Jay Weber

Executive Director

OTS-1527.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-17-020, filed 8/6/07, effective 9/6/07)

WAC 136-161-080   Limitations on allocations of RATA funds to counties.   For any project program period, no county shall receive a RATA fund allocation greater than the following maximum project RATA contribution, or percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount:

(1) PSR: No maximum project RATA contribution; 40% limit on percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount;

(2) NWR: No maximum project RATA contribution ((is five hundred thousand dollars, except that on one project for each county there is a maximum RATA contribution of one million dollars)); twenty percent limit on percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount;

(3) NER: No maximum project RATA contribution; twelve and one-half percent limit on percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount;

(4) SWR: No maximum project RATA contribution; fifteen percent limit on percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount;

(5) SER: No maximum project RATA contribution; percentage varies by county as follows:


(a) Asotin County ten percent
(b) Benton County fourteen percent
(c) Columbia County eleven percent
(d) Franklin County thirteen percent
(e) Garfield County ten percent
(f) Kittitas County thirteen percent
(g) Klickitat County fourteen percent
(h) Walla Walla County fourteen percent
(i) Yakima County twenty percent

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.79 RCW. 07-17-020, 136-161-080, filed 8/6/07, effective 9/6/07; 03-11-046, 136-161-080, filed 5/16/03, effective 6/16/03; 99-01-021, 136-161-080, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99; 98-09-070, 136-161-080, filed 4/20/98, effective 5/21/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060. 94-16-111, 136-161-080, filed 8/2/94, effective 9/2/94.]

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