WSR 97-17-001

PROPOSED RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[Filed August 6, 1997, 3:51 p.m.]

Original Notice.

Title of Rule: WAC 136-15-010 and 136-15-050.

Purpose: Revises RCW 36.81.121 to allow submittal of the six-year transportation program by the county at any time prior to the adoption of the budget.

Other Identifying Information: HB 1525 and SB 5502.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 36.81.121.

Summary: Changes submittal dates of the six-year transportation program.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Adoption of HB 1525 during 1997 legislative session, chapter 188, Laws of 1997.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Chris Mudgett, Olympia, (360) 753-5989; Implementation: Karen Pendleton, Olympia, (360) 753-5989; and Enforcement: Eric Berger, Olympia, (360) 753-5989.

Name of Proponent: County Road Administration Board, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This amendment will revise current WACs to allow submittal of the six-year transportation program by the county at any time prior to the adoption of the budget.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Changes submittal dates for six-year program.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No effect on small business.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: County Road Administration, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504, on October 31, 1997, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by October 15, 1997, TDD (800) 833-6384, or (360) 753-5989.

Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504, FAX (360) 586-0386, by October 15, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 31, 1997.

August 6, 1997

Eric A. Berger

Executive Director

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 96-17-013, filed 8/12/96, effective 9/12/96)

WAC 136-15-010 Purpose. The laws of the state of Washington (RCW 36.81.121) require the preparation and annual updating of a six-year comprehensive transportation program. The program shall be adopted by the county legislative authority ((before July 1 of each year)) at any time before adoption of the annual budget and shall include all anticipated road and bridge construction projects, capital ferry expenditures, paths and trails projects and any other specified capital outlays for the following six-year period. The purpose of this chapter is to implement these statutory requirements with assurance that the program is based on a realistic assessment of available funding during the program period.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 36.78.070 and 36.79.060. 96-17-013, 136-15-010, filed 8/12/96, effective 9/12/96. Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.78 RCW. 88-16-017 (Order 68), 136-15-010, filed 7/25/88.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 68, filed 7/25/88)

WAC 136-15-050 Adoption and submittal of six-year program. A six-year program shall be adopted by resolution of the county legislative authority after appropriate public hearing ((before July 1 of each year)) at any time before adoption of the annual budget. The resolution of adoption shall include reference to availability of a priority array as required by WAC 136-14-050, and of an engineer's bridge condition report as required by WAC 136-20-060. Within 30 days of adoption, the county legislative authority shall submit the six-year program to the county road administration board.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.78 RCW. 88-16-017 (Order 68), 136-15-050, filed 7/25/88.]

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