WSR 02-05-052



[ Filed February 15, 2002, 8:03 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule: Meetings of the board of trustees.

Purpose: To amend the existing section so that it accurately reflects the regular schedule for board meetings.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.140.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.30.075.

Summary: Board meeting dates have changed to better fit the schedules of trustees. The amendment to the existing section describing the board meeting schedule corrects the section to conform to the current practice.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: This is a housekeeping change to ensure that the WAC reflects the current practice.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Elise Erickson, A201, (425) 564-2302.

Name of Proponent: Bellevue Community College, public.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This amendment corrects the existing WAC section so that it reflects the current schedule of meetings for the board of trustees.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposal changes the language in the existing WAC section which states that board of trustee meetings are held monthly on Tuesdays, to reflect the current practice, which is that meetings are held every six weeks on Wednesdays.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment has no impact on small business.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The proposed rule is purely a housekeeping change and does not pertain to this RCW.

Hearing Location: Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Room A201, Bellevue, WA 98007-6484, on March 26, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan Gjolmesli by March 22, 2002, TDD (425) 564-4110, or (425) 564-2498.

Submit Written Comments to: Elise Erickson, Bellevue Community College, Room A201, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue, WA 98007-6484, fax (425) 564-2261, by March 25, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 24, 2002.

February 6, 2002

Elise J. Erickson

Rules Coordinator

AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-13-093, filed 6/17/92)

WAC 132H-106-030   Meetings of the board of trustees.   Meetings may be held upon request by the chair or by a majority of the members of the board.

The board of trustees customarily holds a regular meeting ((on the second Tuesday of each month)) at such time and place as it may designate approximately every six weeks from January through June and from September through December. Exact board meeting dates may be found in the Washington State Register or by contacting the president's office at (425) 564-2302.

(1) All regular and special meetings of the board of trustees shall be announced and held in accordance with chapter 42.30 RCW (the Open Public Meetings Act).

(2) No official business shall be conducted by the board of trustees except during a regular or special meeting.

(3) The board of trustees may convene in executive session whenever it is deemed necessary pursuant to RCW 42.30.110.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW and RCW 28B.50.140. 92-13-093 (Order 111, Resolution No. 202), 132H-106-030, filed 6/17/92, effective 7/18/92. Formerly WAC 132H-105-030.]

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