Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-18-024.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Olympic College parking policy.
Hearing Location(s): Olympic College Board Room, College Service Center, 5th Floor, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, on November 30, 2009, at 1:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: December 28, 2009.
Submit Written Comments to: Thomas Oliver, Olympic College, CSC 210, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 475-7505, by November 25, 2009.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Fusco by November 25, 2009, TTY (360) 475-7543 or (360) 457-7542 [475-7542].
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of the parking policy is to clarify and publicize parking rules for Olympic College campuses.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: In the past there has been confusion about parking rules and regulations on Olympic College campuses.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Richard MacLennan, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Janell Whiteley, CSC 202a, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, (360) 475-7504; Implementation and Enforcement: Rocky Wallace, CSC 303, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, (360) 475-7805.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There will be no impact on any entity other than Olympic College.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There is no significant economic impact.
October 19, 2009
WAC 132C-10-100 Authority. Per RCW 28B.50.140(10), the board of trustees of Olympic College has authority to adopt rules and regulations for pedestrian and vehicular traffic on property owned, operated, or maintained by the college. Parking fees may be adopted by the board of trustees, specifying the charge per quarter and per year. The college reserves the right to refuse the issuance of a parking permit.
(1) Assignment of parking spaces, parking permits;
(2) Assessment of fines for violations;
(3) Assessment of security enhancement fees;
(4) Designation of lot and space numbers;
(5) Issuance of traffic or parking citations; and
(6) Permit revocation.
(2) All fines are to be paid through the Olympic College cashier's office, either in person or by mail during normal business hours and within fifteen days of the infraction. Failure to pay fines may result in any of the following actions, but is not necessarily limited to:
(a) Denial of registration.
(b) Withholding transcripts, degrees, refunds, credits and grades.
(c) Denial of future parking privileges.
(d) Violators will be given fifteen calendar days to appeal or pay a citation. If payment or appeal is not made in this period, a warning notice will be sent indicating that payment is due within five business days with notice of penalty or action taken if not paid.
(i) If payment is not made by the final due date any parking privileges will be revoked.
(ii) If payment is not made by the final due date and the individual does not have parking privileges, future violations may result in impounding, immobilization (boot) with storage charged to the owner or operator of the vehicle. A payment plan (or payment in full for all citations) must be established through the accounting department prior to removal of the boot.
(3) During the first week of each quarter, a warning card may, at the discretion of safety and security, be placed on the vehicle in lieu of a citation. The college reserves the right to issue citations at all times.
(1) Level one: Appeals must be submitted to safety and security within five working days of initial citation with an appeal form and a copy of the citation. The safety and security supervisor will make a determination and notify the appellant within five working days of receipt of the appeal.
(2) Level two: If a level one appeal is denied, the appellant may petition the parking advisory committee within five working days. The decision of the parking advisory committee is final. The appeal to the parking advisory committee must include the following:
(a) A copy of the level one appeal;
(b) A written statement indicating reasons the denial should be overturned; and
(c) A receipt showing that the citation has been paid.
The committee will make a determination and notify the appellant within five workings days of receipt of a level two appeal. The appellant will be refunded any citation fee paid if the committee overturns the citation(s).