PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT BOARD
[Filed July 7, 2021, 10:38 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 479-14 WAC, including the small city and urban sidewalk program, chapters 479-01, 479-05, and 479-10 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 47.26
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The small city and urban sidewalk program WAC criteria has not been updated in nearly a decade. The objective of this rule making is to transition the small city and urban sidewalk program to active transportation.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kelsey Davis, P.O. Box 40901, Olympia, WA 98504-0901, phone 360-586-1146 or toll free 800-562-6345, email KelseyD@tib.wa.gov, website www.tib.wa.gov; or Vaughn Nelson, email VaughnN@tib.wa.gov.
July 7, 2021