WSR 18-07-072
[Filed March 19, 2018, 8:54 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 458-19-090 Fire protection district formationCities and townsHighest lawful levy.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 84.08.010, 84.08.070, 84.55.060.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 458-19-090 Fire protection district formationCities and townsHighest lawful levy, is a new rule that explains the calculation of the highest lawful levy for cities and towns that create a fire protection district with the same corporate boundaries of the city or town. This new rule was written because of legislation passed in 2017 (ESSB 5628), that allows a city or town to form a fire protection district under these conditions, subject to voter approval.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule making or by giving oral testimony at the public meeting or public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Leslie Mullin, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, phone 360-534-1589, fax 360-534-1606, TTY 800-833-6384, email
Additional comments: Written comments may be submitted by mail or email and should be directed to Leslie Mullin using one of the contact methods above. Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting, on April 25, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in Conference 252, 6400 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater, WA 98501.
March 19, 2018
Erin T. Lopez
Rules Coordinator