|Passed by the House March 9, 2010|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 5, 2010
President of the Senate
I, Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 3030 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||61st Legislature||2010 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/20/10. Referred to Committee on Local Government & Housing.
AN ACT Relating to the administration of irrigation districts; and amending RCW 87.03.001, 87.03.436, and 87.03.443.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 87.03.001 and 1989 c 84 s 66 are each amended to read
The formation of an irrigation district may be subject to potential review by a boundary review board under chapter 36.93 RCW. The alteration of the boundaries of an irrigation district, including but not limited to a consolidation, addition of lands, exclusion of lands, or merger, may be subject to potential review by a boundary review board under chapter 36.93 RCW, except that additions or exclusions of land to an irrigation district, when those lands are within the boundary of a federal reclamation project, are not subject to review by a boundary review board under chapter 36.93 RCW.
Sec. 2 RCW 87.03.436 and 1990 c 39 s 2 are each amended to read
All contract projects, the estimated cost of which is less than ((
one)) three hundred thousand dollars, may be awarded (( to a
contractor on)) using the small works roster(( . The small works roster
shall be comprised of all responsible contractors who have requested to
be on the list. The board of directors shall authorize by resolution
a procedure for securing telephone and/or written quotations from the
contractors on the small works roster to assure establishment of a
competitive price and for awarding contracts to the lowest responsible
bidder. Such procedure shall require that a good-faith effort be made
to request quotations from all responsible contractors on the small
works roster. Immediately after an award is made, the bid quotations
obtained shall be recorded, open to public inspection, and available by
telephone inquiry. The small works roster shall be revised once a
year)) process under RCW 39.04.155.
Sec. 3 RCW 87.03.443 and 2004 c 215 s 3 are each amended to read
There may be created ((
for)) by each irrigation district or
separate legal authority created pursuant to RCW 87.03.018 a fund to be
known as the upgrading and improvement fund. The board of directors
shall determine what portion of the annual revenue of the irrigation
district or separate legal authority will be placed into its upgrading
and improvement fund, including all or any part of the funds received
by a district or separate legal authority from the sale, delivery, and
distribution of electrical energy. Moneys from the upgrading and
improvement fund may (( only)) be used to modernize, improve, or upgrade
(( the)) irrigation and hydroelectric power facilities (( of the
irrigation district)) or to respond to an emergency affecting such
facilities. The funds may also be used for licensing hydroelectric
power facilities and for payment of capital improvements.