WSR 10-01-176

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed December 22, 2009, 1:25 p.m. , effective January 22, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: This change is to align the WAC with an administrative change we are coordinating with the four counties that run county ferry operations, Pierce, Skagit, Whatcom, Whakiakum, and the county road administration board (CRAB).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 468-22-060(3).

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 34.05.353 (1)(a) and (c).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-21-090 on October 20, 2009.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: December 22, 2009.

Stephen T. Reinmuth

Chief of Staff

OTS-2749.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 122, filed 9/19/90, effective 10/20/90)

WAC 468-22-060   Procedures for obtaining financial assistance.   To obtain financial assistance for a ferry or ferry system under RCW 47.56.720 or 47.56.725, a county and the department shall comply with the following procedures:

(1) Before receiving financial assistance, a county shall sign an agreement with the department, the form of which shall be agreed upon between the department, and the county.

(2) County requests for reimbursement and department payments to counties shall be made in the manner specified in the agreement for financial assistance.

(3) No later than ((September)) April 1 of each year, a county shall provide to the department, on a form prescribed by the department, a complete accounting of that county ferry's toll revenues and operation and maintenance expenditures for the previous ((state)) county fiscal year.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 90-19-103 (Order 122), 468-22-060, filed 9/19/90, effective 10/20/90.]

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