DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed April 15, 2019, 7:50 a.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 468-06-060.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Correcting clerical error to WAC 468-06-060 to give the public access to the public records web application.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Change to this WAC is made to correct the link to the new web-based public disclosure system.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.56.040
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of transportation, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Ashley Holmberg, Olympia, Washington, 360-705-7320; and Enforcement: Kara Larsen, Olympia, Washington, 360-704-6366.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited adoption process for these rules:
Corrects typographical errors, make address or name changes, or clarify language of a rule without changing its effect.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: Expedited rule making is appropriate to cure a simple clerical error.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Ashley Holmberg, Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47410, Olympia, WA 98504-7410, phone 360-705-7320, fax 360-705-6808, email HolmbeA@wsdot.wa.gov, AND RECEIVED BY June 17, 2019.
April 12, 2019
Kara Larsen, Director
Risk Management and
Legal Services Division
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 19-07-026, filed 3/12/19, effective 4/12/19)
WAC 468-06-060Requesting public records.
(1) Submitting a request. Requests for public records can be made by:
(a) Using the public disclosure request center, by clicking on the link on the web site at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Contact/PublicDisclosure, or going to ((https://wsdot.mycusthelp.com/WEBAP/_rs/supporthome.aspx))https://wsdot.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx; or
(b) Submitting a written request to the department that includes:
(i) The name, address, telephone number, and email address of the person requesting the records;
(ii) The date and time of the request;
(iii) A description of the public records sought adequate for the department to identify and locate all responsive records;
(iv) Language stating that the request for records is intended as a public records request or a similar statement placing the department on fair notice that records are being sought under the PRA; and
(v) A statement indicating whether copies or the records are sought or if the requestor wants to arrange to inspect records.
Requests not submitted through the public disclosure request center identified in (a) of this subsection can be submitted to the department via U.S. mail, hand delivery, or facsimile at:
Public Records Office
310 Maple Park Avenue S.E.
P.O. Box 47410
Olympia, WA 98504-7410
Failure to submit requests to the department at the above location may result in a delay in the department's response.
(2) Requested production. Nonexempt records are available through inspection, paper copies, or electronic copies. The requestor should indicate the production preference and make arrangements to pay the fees, if any.