WSR 09-23-095

PROPOSED RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[ Filed November 17, 2009, 9:05 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-18-016.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 136-161-080 Project submittal, selection, and initial allocation of RATA funds to projects.

Hearing Location(s): 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, on January 21, 2010, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 21, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, e-mail Karen@crab.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-0386, by January 15, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by January 19, 2010, TTY (800) 833-6384 or (360) 753-5989.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Setting a maximum RATA contribution to each northeast region county for 2R projects.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.78 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.

November 9, 2009

Jay P. Weber

Executive Director

OTS-2645.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-16-042, filed 7/29/08, effective 8/29/08)

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; twenty percent limit on percentage of the forecasted regional apportionment amount;

(3) NER: No maximum project RATA contribution; maximum RATA contribution to each county for 2R projects is seven hundred fifty thousand dollars; 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. 08-16-042, 136-161-080, filed 7/29/08, effective 8/29/08; 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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