WSR 99-04-118

PROPOSED RULES

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed February 3, 1999, 11:53 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 98-24-131.

Title of Rule: WAC 352-32-25001 - 25002 Recreational and conference center housing fees and meeting room fees charged. Campsite and rally area reservations Fort Worden State Park.

Purpose: To amend WAC 352-32-25001 and eliminate WAC 352-32-25002.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.51.040.

Summary: Staff is requesting that this WAC be amended to direct visitors to contact Fort Worden State Park to obtain reservation policies, procedures and fees.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Kathryn J. Smith, 7150 Cleanwater Lane, (360) 902-8594.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Changes to this WAC will direct visitors to contact Fort Worden State Park to obtain information regarding reservation policies, procedures and fees.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: These changes eliminate duplicate language found in park policy and procedure and direct visitors to Fort Worden State Park for updated visitor information on reservation policies, procedures and fees.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This WAC amendment does not regulate or have economic impact through regulations on small businesses. There are no compliance costs to small business.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Significant legislative rule-making requirements are not imposed on the state Parks and Recreation Commission nor has the commission voluntarily applied these requirements.

Hearing Location: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 West Chance-Ala-Mer, P.O. Box 1447, Ocean Shores, 98569, on March 19, 1999, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Gus Gustafson by March 5, TDD (360) 753-2036, or (360) 753-7143.

Submit Written Comments to: Pam McConkey, fax (360) 753-1594, by March 12, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 19, 1999.

February 3, 1999

Jim French

Senior Policy Analyst

OTS-2799.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-04-065, filed 2/2/98, effective 3/5/98)

WAC 352-32-25001
((Recreational and conference center housing fees and meeting room fees charged.)) Fort Worden reservations and fees.

((Recreation and conference center housing and meeting room fees for Fort Worden State Park are reviewed and modified as necessary by the commission each year.  A fee schedule listing these fees is available by contacting Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, Washington 98368.  In reservation of facilities at Fort Worden State Park, certain deposits and cancellation fees apply.  Consult the annual fee schedule for reservation, deposit and cancellation rules and information.  Consistent with the Fort Worden State Park Master Facility Use Plan, conference groups may also reserve campsites in advance as their sole overnight accommodation: Provided, That there will be a twenty-site minimum for any individual reservation.  During the months of May through September only the upper campground may be reserved by such conference groups.  During the months of October through April, all of the upper campground and twenty sites in the beach level campground may be reserved by conference groups.)) Reservations, use policies and fee schedules for facilities at Fort Worden State Park, including recreational housing, conference center housing, meeting rooms, campsites, and rally areas are available by contacting Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, Washington 98368. Reservations are accepted at Fort Worden by telephone, by mail or in person. Certain deposits, reservation and cancellation fees apply as set forth in the fee schedule published by state parks.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040.  98-04-065, 352-32-25001, filed 2/2/98, effective 3/5/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060(6).  95-03-005, 352-32-25001, filed 1/5/95, effective 2/5/95.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060.  94-04-075, 352-32-25001, filed 1/31/94, effective 3/3/94.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040.  93-01-029, 352-32-25001, filed 12/7/92, effective 1/7/93; 91-22-063, 352-32-25001, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.949 and 43.51.060.  90-23-031, 352-32-25001, filed 11/14/90, effective 1/1/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040.  90-07-062, 352-32-25001, filed 3/20/90, effective 4/20/90.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060.  89-22-073, 352-32-25001, filed 10/31/89, effective 12/1/89; 88-22-050 (Order 107), 352-32-25001, filed 10/31/88.  Statutory Authority: RCW 46.10.040, 43.51.040 and 43.51.060.  87-24-032 (Order 102), 352-32-25001, filed 11/24/87.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060.  86-24-016 (Order 98), 352-32-25001, filed 11/24/86.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060(6).  85-23-069 (Order 90), 352-32-25001, filed 11/20/85.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060.  84-23-049 (Resolution No. 85), 352-32-25001, filed 11/19/84.]


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 352-32-25002Campsite and rally area reservations--Fort Worden State Park.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office