Chapter 35.10 RCW

CONSOLIDATION AND ANNEXATION OF CITIES AND TOWNS

Sections
Actions subject to review by boundary review board.
Purpose.
"City" defined.
Methods for annexation.
AnnexationCanvass of votes.
AnnexationWhen effectiveOrdinance.
Disposition of property and assets following consolidation or annexation.
Assets and liabilities of component citiesTaxation to pay claims.
Adoption of final budget and levy of property taxes.
Receipt of state funds.
Continuation of ordinances.
Unassumed indebtedness.
Cancellation, acquisition of franchise or permit for operation of public service business in territory annexed.
AnnexationTransfer of fire department employees.
AnnexationTransfer of fire department employeesRights and benefits.
AnnexationTransfer of fire department employeesNoticeTime limitation.
Consolidation.
ConsolidationSubmission of ballot proposalInitiation by resolution of legislative body.
ConsolidationSubmission of ballot proposalInitiation by petition.
ConsolidationForm of government.
ConsolidationAssumption of general obligation indebtedness.
ConsolidationPublic meetings on proposalRole of boundary review board.
ConsolidationBallot questions.
ConsolidationCanvass of votes.
ConsolidationElections of officialsEffective date of consolidation.
ConsolidationName of city.
ConsolidationCosts of election and public meetings.
ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employees.
ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employeesRights and benefits.
ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employeesNoticeTime limitation.
ConsolidationCreation of community municipal corporation.
ConsolidationWards.
NOTES:
Census to be conducted in decennial periods: State Constitution Art. 2 § 3.
Consolidation and annexation exempt from state environmental policy act: RCW 43.21C.225.
Population determinations: Chapter 43.62 RCW.
Procedure to attack consolidation or annexation affecting a city of the second class: RCW 35.23.545.
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