WSR 02-15-116

PROPOSED RULES

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


[ Filed July 18, 2002, 1:46 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-12-116 [02-12-016].

Title of Rule: Parking and traffic regulations.

Purpose: Amend parking and traffic regulations and monetary penalty schedule to reflect procedural changes and provide a greater deterrent to parking infractions. Amend two sections defining the use of skateboards on campus to allow alternative transportation within defined guidelines.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.10.528 and 28B.35.120(12).

Summary: Editorial changes to various parking regulations, increases in the monetary penalty schedule (approved by the board of trustees, May 10, 2002), and major revisions to two sections regulating alternative transportation on campus.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Procedures governing parking and traffic have changed necessitating rule amendments. An increase in the monetary penalty schedule will provide a greater deterrent to parking and traffic infractions. In response to input from the university community, modifications governing alternative transportation use are proposed.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Rich Corona, Mitchell Hall, Room 203, (509) 963-2323.

Name of Proponent: Rich Corona, Vice-President for Business and Financial Affairs, Central Washington University, public.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Rules to be amended define Central Washington University's parking and traffic regulations. Proposed changes will enact increased rates approved by the board of trustees, reflect procedural changes in managing parking and traffic on the Ellensburg campus, and provide alternative transportation opportunities.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Proposal changes the monetary penalty schedule consistent with governing board adjustments, reflects procedural changes, and provides alternate transportation opportunities.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposed changes will not affect small businesses.

RCW 34.05.328 applies to this rule adoption. RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(iv), effect of rules is changed. In addition to editorial changes involving procedures and changes to monetary penalties, proposed changes to the rules governing alternative transportation considerably alter the effect of the rules.

Hearing Location: Barge Hall, Room 304, Central Washington University, 400 East 8th Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, on August 27, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Pam Wilson by August 26, 2002, TDD (509) 963-2143.

Submit Written Comments to: Judy B. Miller, Assistant Rules Coordinator, Central Washington University, 400 East 8th Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, fax (509) 963-3201, by August 27, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 27, 2002.

July 12, 2002

Jerilyn S. McIntyre

President

OTS-5742.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order CWU AO 72, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94)

WAC 106-116-103   Additional or replacement vehicles.   If you have a current CWU parking permit and obtain an additional or different motor vehicle, you must register that vehicle with ((the auxiliary services)) parking ((office, Barge Hall)) services.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-103, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-103, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-103, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-103, filed 1/13/78; Order 19, 106-116-103, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-103, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-201   Permitted parking areas.   University-owned parking areas are posted with permitting requirements. Permit requirements will be enforced Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., unless otherwise posted. No parking is permitted from ((4:00)) 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. where posted.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-201, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-201, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-201, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 87-23-012 (Order 61), 106-116-201, filed 11/9/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-201, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 84-08-044 (Order 55), 106-116-201, filed 4/2/84; 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-201, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-201, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-201, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-201, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 79-06-046 (Order 43), 106-116-201, filed 5/16/79; 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-201, filed 1/13/78; Order 32, 106-116-201, filed 3/1/77; Order 28, 106-116-201, filed 8/2/76; Order 24, 106-116-201, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-201, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order CWU AO 72, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94)

WAC 106-116-208   Fire lanes and service drives.   Parking is not allowed at any time in the service drives or fire lanes of any campus building. Fire lanes and service drives may be used by service and emergency vehicles. After the required load/unload permit has been obtained, vendor and student-owned vehicles may use the service drives to load or unload items. These permits are available at the public safety and police services department or the parking kiosk.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-208, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-208, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-208, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-208, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-208, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-208, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-208, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-304   Disability parking permit.   Any university employee, student, or visitor who can show physical disability may apply at ((the student affairs ADA office)) disability support services for a disability parking permit. Certification by a physician may be required. Disability permits issued by the state of Washington in all forms and disability permits issued by other state agencies or institutions shall be honored. Additionally, a CWU parking permit or daily permit is necessary in parking lots normally requiring permits.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-304, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-304, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-304, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-304, filed 3/23/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 79-06-046 (Order 43), 106-116-304, filed 5/16/79; 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-304, filed 1/13/78; Order 19, 106-116-304, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-304, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-305   General permits.   (1) Daily parking permits are available from the automatic ticket dispensers and cashier's office. These permits must be displayed in clear view on the dash of the vehicle or as instructed on the permit, readable from outside the vehicle.

(2) Thirty-minute "load/unload permits" are available for loading and unloading. Load/unload permits are available to vendors conducting business on campus, service vehicles, and student vehicles. Load/unload permits are available at the public safety and police services department and the parking kiosk.

(3) No permits are available for inoperative or disabled vehicles. Public safety and police services should be contacted if your vehicle becomes disabled in a university-owned parking lot.

(4) Quarterly, academic year, and calendar year permits are available to faculty, staff, students, and alumni through the cashiers' office.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-305, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-305, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-305, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-305, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-305, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-305, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-305, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-305, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-305, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-308   Replacement of parking permit.   Lost or stolen parking permits must be reported to the public safety and police services department. Upon verification, the permit may be replaced for a (($5.00)) $10.00 processing fee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-308, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-308, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-308, filed 8/14/80; Order 24, 106-116-308, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-308, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-514   Election to forfeit or contest.   The notice of infraction issued pursuant to WAC 106-116-513 of these regulations shall inform the alleged violator that he/she may elect either to forfeit the monetary penalty to the infraction(s) charged or to contest the matter(s).

(1) If the alleged violator chooses to forfeit the penalty, he/she may do so by paying the appropriate amount to the cashier's office, Barge Hall. Payment will be in cash, check, certified check, or by money order. Such payment may also be made by mail. Such forfeiture shall constitute a waiver of a right to a hearing.

(2) If the alleged violator chooses to contest, he/she may do so by contacting ((the)) parking ((office, Barge Hall)) services, where parking infraction appeal forms are available upon request. The completed form stating the reasons for challenging the validity of the assessed obligation must be filed in the parking office within fifteen days of the date of the infraction notice. The appeal must be reviewed by the university parking appeal board. The parking appeal board will render a decision in good faith.

(3) A person charged with a parking infraction who deems himself or herself aggrieved by the final decision of the university parking appeal board may, within ten days after written notice of the final decision, appeal by filing a written notice thereof with the public safety and police services department ((or the parking office)). Documents relating to the appeal shall immediately be forwarded to the lower Kittitas County district court which shall have jurisdiction over such offense and such appeal shall be heard de novo.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-514, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-514, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-514, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-514, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-514, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-514, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-514, filed 3/23/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-514, filed 1/13/78; Order 19, 106-116-514, filed 8/22/74; Order 16, 106-116-514, filed 10/19/73; Order 15, 106-116-514, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-601   Traffic regulation signs, markings, barricades, etc.   (1) The director of the public safety and police services department ((and the director of business services and contracts office)) or designee are authorized to erect signs, barricades, and other structures and to paint marks and other directions upon the streets and roadways for the regulation of traffic and parking upon state lands devoted mainly to the educational or research activities of Central Washington University. Such signs, barricades, structures, markings, and directions shall be so made and placed as to, in the opinion of the ((chief)) director of public safety and police services ((and the director of business services and contracts)) or designee, best effectuate the objectives stated in WAC 106-116-020 of these regulations.

(2) No sign, barricade, structure, marking, or direction for the purpose of regulating traffic or parking shall be moved, defaced, or in any way changed by any person without authorization from the ((chief)) director of public safety and police services.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-601, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-601, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-601, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-601, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-601, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-601, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-601, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-601, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-603   Monetary penalty schedule.  

Offense Penalty
(1) Improper display of permit . . . . . . . . . . . . (($ 5.00)) $ 15.00
(2) Parking faculty-staff area . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(3) Parking yellow stripe or curb . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(4) Parking outside designated parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(5) Obstructing traffic . . . . . . . . . . . . ((25.00)) 30.00
(6) Parking at improper angle or using more than one stall . . . . . . . . . . . . ((7.00)) 15.00
(7) Violation of the bicycle parking rules in WAC 106-116-901 . . . . . . . . . . . . ((7.00)) 15.00
(8) Reserved parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(9) No parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(10) Overtime parking . . . . . . . . . . . . ((10.00)) 15.00
(11) Using counterfeit, falsely made, or altered permit . . . . . . . . . . . . ((100.00)) 150.00
(12) Illegal use of permit . . . . . . . . . . . . ((100.00)) 150.00
(13) No current permit . . . . . . . . . . . . ((12.00)) 15.00
(14) Parking service drive . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(15) Parking/driving sidewalks, malls . . . . . . . . . . . . ((15.00)) 25.00
(16) Parking/driving lawns . . . . . . . . . . . . ((20.00)) 25.00
(17) Parking fire lane . . . . . . . . . . . . ((25.00)) 30.00
(18) Parking fire hydrant . . . . . . . . . . . . ((25.00)) 30.00
(19) Driving, walking, leading, etc., certain animals on campus without permit (WAC 106-116-10401) . . . . . . . . . . . . ((12.00)) 15.00
(20) Other violations of the objectives of the CWU parking and traffic regulations . . . . . . . . . . . . ((7.00 to 12.00)) 15.00 to 25.00
(21) Parking in a space marked "disabled person permit only" . . . . . . . . . . . . ((by statute)) 250.00
(22) Continuous parking . . . . . . . . . . . . ((20.00)) 25.00
(23) No parking 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. 25.00

Parking infraction notices shall qualify for a reduction in monetary penalty if paid to the cashier's office in Barge Hall before close of business on the succeeding work day following issuance of the notice. Parking infraction notices received on the last business day of a week must be paid the first business day of the following week to qualify for a reduction in the monetary penalty. The cashier's office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Failure to respond within ((fifteen)) twenty-eight days will result in ((the issuance of an overdue notice and an administrative charge of $2.00 will be added. If payment has not been received within ten days after issuance of the overdue notice, the original monetary penalty will be doubled except that)) doubling of the original monetary penalty and a $2.00 administrative fee. However, in accordance with RCW 46.63.110(3), the penalty for failure to respond shall not exceed $25.00 for any single infraction. Further failure to respond may result in one or more of the following sanctions:

(a) Withholding of transcripts;

(b) Deduction from payroll checks; ((and/or))

(c) Withholding of parking permits; and/or

(d) Referral to collection agency.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-603, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28B.35.120. 94-20-074 (Order CWU AO 74), 106-116-603, filed 10/3/94, effective 11/3/94; 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-603, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-603, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 87-23-012 (Order 61), 106-116-603, filed 11/9/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-603, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 84-08-044 (Order 55), 106-116-603, filed 4/2/84; 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-603, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-603, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-603, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-603, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 79-06-046 (Order 43), 106-116-603, filed 5/16/79; 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-603, filed 1/13/78; Order 34, 106-116-603, filed 4/21/77; Order 32, 106-116-603, filed 3/1/77; Order 24, 106-116-603, filed 7/30/75; Order 19, 106-116-603, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-603, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order CWU AO 72, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94)

WAC 106-116-701   Impounding procedures.   (1) Any vehicle parked upon the Central Washington University campus lands in violation of these regulations, including the motor vehicle and other traffic laws of the state of Washington and the traffic code of the city of Ellensburg, may be impounded and taken to such place for storage as the ((chief)) director of public safety and police services selects.

(2) The expense of such impounding and storage shall be charged to the owner or operator of the vehicle and paid prior to the release of the vehicle.

(3) CWU and its employees shall not be liable for loss or damage of any kind resulting from such immobilization, impounding and storage.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-701, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-701, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-701, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-701, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-701, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 63, filed 5/18/88)

WAC 106-116-856   ((Skateboard)) Alternative transportation regulations.   ((Skateboards may not be used on campus.)) The use of bicycles, electric bicycles, skateboards, nonmotorized scooters, electric scooters and in-line skates shall be allowed only as a means of transportation on pedestrian malls, sidewalks, walkways and vehicular traffic ways of CWU. Anyone using a bicycle, electric bicycle, skateboard, nonmotorized scooter, electric scooter or in-line skates on CWU property shall give right of way to any pedestrian and shall travel at a reasonable, safe and prudent speed. Under no circumstance will bicycling, skateboarding or in-line skating be allowed on ramps, curbs, benches, steps or stairs or other such structures. The use of bicycles, electric bicycles, skateboards, nonmotorized scooters, electric scooters or in-line skates shall not be permitted inside any building or within twenty feet of a building entrance or exit. While in use, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates shall be operated in a safe, reasonable and prudent manner such as all wheels shall remain on the ground.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 88-11-066 (Order 63), 106-116-856, filed 5/18/88.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 63, filed 5/18/88)

WAC 106-116-859   Enforcement.   ((A skateboard user who refuses to abide by these regulations will be asked to leave the campus. Refusal to obey will subject the person to being cited for trespass under the provisions of chapter 9A.52 RCW.

If the user is a student, the student will be asked to remove the skateboard from use on campus.)) A person refusing to abide by these regulations will be asked to leave the campus. Refusal to leave will subject the person to being cited for trespass under the provisions of RCW 9A.52.070 and/or 9A.52.080, the Revised Code of Washington. If the violator is a student, they will be asked to abide by the regulations. If the student refuses, a proceeding may be initiated under chapter 106-120 WAC, the student judicial code.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 88-11-066 (Order 63), 106-116-859, filed 5/18/88.]

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