Chapter 35.10 RCW

CONSOLIDATION AND ANNEXATION OF CITIES AND TOWNS

Sections

35.10.001Actions subject to review by boundary review board.
35.10.203Purpose.
35.10.207"City" defined.
35.10.217Methods for annexation.
35.10.240AnnexationCanvass of votes.
35.10.265AnnexationWhen effectiveOrdinance.
35.10.300Disposition of property and assets following consolidation or annexation.
35.10.310Assets and liabilities of component citiesTaxation to pay claims.
35.10.315Adoption of final budget and levy of property taxes.
35.10.317Receipt of state funds.
35.10.320Continuation of ordinances.
35.10.331Unassumed indebtedness.
35.10.350Cancellation, acquisition of franchise or permit for operation of public service business in territory annexed.
35.10.360AnnexationTransfer of fire department employees.
35.10.365AnnexationTransfer of fire department employeesRights and benefits.
35.10.370AnnexationTransfer of fire department employeesNoticeTime limitation.
35.10.400Consolidation.
35.10.410ConsolidationSubmission of ballot proposalInitiation by resolution of legislative body.
35.10.420ConsolidationSubmission of ballot proposalInitiation by petition.
35.10.430ConsolidationForm of government.
35.10.440ConsolidationAssumption of general obligation indebtedness.
35.10.450ConsolidationPublic meetings on proposalRole of boundary review board.
35.10.460ConsolidationBallot questions.
35.10.470ConsolidationCanvass of votes.
35.10.480ConsolidationElections of officialsEffective date of consolidation.
35.10.490ConsolidationName of city.
35.10.500ConsolidationCosts of election and public meetings.
35.10.510ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employees.
35.10.520ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employeesRights and benefits.
35.10.530ConsolidationTransfer of fire department employeesNoticeTime limitation.
35.10.540ConsolidationCreation of community municipal corporation.
35.10.550ConsolidationWards.

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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