Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule: Title 136 WAC.
Purpose: Add new section WAC 136-10-035 regarding charter counties.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.79 RCW.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Karen Pendleton, Olympia, 753-5989; and Enforcement: Jay Weber, Olympia, 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 new section relates to the relationship of the county engineer and the county legislative authority.
Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Adds a section to Title 146  WAC.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.
RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.
Hearing Location: 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, on July 20, 2000, at 2:00 ON [p.m.].
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by July 13, 2000, TDD (800) 833-6384, or (360) 753-5989.
Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, fax (360) 586-0593, by July 13, 2000.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 20, 2000.
May 23, 2000
In counties that have adopted a home rule charter, as provided for in Article 11 §4 of the state Constitution, the duties and responsibilities of the county engineer set forth in chapter 36.80 RCW may be modified by the county legislative authority as allowed by existing constitutional law, statutory law, and the county's charter.