Chapter 35.23 RCW

SECOND-CLASS CITIES

Sections
Rights, powers, and privilegesExchange of park purpose property.
City officers enumeratedCompensationAppointment and removal.
Eligibility to hold elective office.
ElectionsTerms of officePositions and wards.
Oath and bond of officers.
Compensation of officersExpensesNonstate pensions.
Vacancies.
City attorneyDuties.
City clerkDutiesDeputies.
City treasurerDuties.
Association of sheriffs and police chiefs.
Duty of officers collecting moneys.
Combination of offices of treasurer with clerkAuthorized.
Combination of offices of treasurer with clerkPowers of clerk.
Combination of offices of treasurer with clerkPowers of treasurer.
Combination of offices of treasurer with clerkOrdinanceTermination of combined offices.
Chief of police and police department.
Park commissioners.
City councilOathMeetings.
City councilMayor pro tempore.
City councilMeetingsJournal.
OrdinancesStyleRequisitesVeto.
OrdinancesPublicationSummaryPublic notice of hearings and meeting agendas.
Ordinances granting franchisesRequisites.
Audit and allowance of demands against city.
City councilQuorumRulesJournal, etc.
City councilEntry of ayes and noes on journal.
Eminent domain.
Payment of claims and obligations by warrant or check.
Limitation on allowance of claims, warrants, etc.
Nuisances.
Application of RCW 35.23.352 to certain agreements relating to water pollution control, solid waste handling facilities.
Public worksContractsBidsSmall works rosterPurchasing requirements, recycled or reused materials or products.
TaxationStreet poll tax.
Exclusive franchises prohibited.
Leasing of street ends on waterfront.
Notice of lease to be published before execution.
Railroads in streets to be assessed for street improvement.
Specific powers enumerated.
City and town license fees and taxes on financial institutions.
City license fees or taxes on certain business activities to be at a single uniform rate.
Nonpolluting power generation by individualExemption from regulationAuthorization to contract with utility.
Hydroelectric resourcesSeparate legal authorityCreation by irrigation districts and cities, towns, or public utility districts.
Additional powersAcquisition, control, and disposition of property.
Additional powersParking meter revenue for revenue bonds.
Additional powersConstruction and operation of boat harbors, marinas, docks, etc.
Additional powersAmbulances and first aid equipment.
Conveyance or lease of space above real property or structures or improvements.
Employees' group insuranceFalse arrest insurance.
Publicity fund.
Publicity board.
Limitations on use of publicity fund.
Local improvement guaranty fundInvestment in city's own guaranteed bonds.
UtilitiesCity may contract for service or construct own facilities.
UtilitiesMethod of acquisitionBonds.
UtilitiesMaintenance and operationRates.
Procedure to attack consolidation or annexation of territory.
Criminal code repeals by city operating municipal courtAgreement covering costs of handling resulting criminal casesArbitration.
WaterworksConstruction by city or by district assessments.
WaterworksPlansSpecial assessments.
WaterworksProcedureBonds.
Cities of ten thousand or more may frame charter without changing classification.
Purchase of electric power and energy from joint operating agency.
Code city retaining former second-class city planElective officers.
Code city retaining former second-class city planElectionsTerms of office.
Code city retaining former second-class city planMayorGeneral duties.
Code city retaining former second-class city planAppointive officers.
Code city retaining former second-class city planHealth officer.
Code city retaining former second-class city planStreet commissioner.
Code city retaining former second-class city planAppointment of officersConfirmation.
Code city retaining former second-class city planOath and bond of officers.
Code city retaining former second-class city planCity councilHow constituted.
Code city retaining former second-class city planCity councilPresiding officerVoting rights.
Code city retaining former second-class city planWardsDivision of city into.
NOTES:
Accident claims against: RCW 35.31.040, 35.31.050.
Actions against
public corporations: RCW 4.08.120.
state: Chapter 4.92 RCW.
Actions by in corporate name: RCW 4.08.110.
Advancement in classification: RCW 35.06.010.
Annexation
for municipal purposes: RCW 35.13.180.
of federal areas: RCW 35.13.190 through 35.13.210.
Classification as: RCW 35.01.020.
Code of ethics for public officers and employees: Chapters 42.23 and 42.52 RCW.
Eminent domain by cities, construction of chapter as to second-class cities: RCW 8.12.560.
Inhabitants at time of organization: RCW 35.01.020.
Judgment against local governmental entity, enforcement: RCW 6.17.080.
Limitations on indebtedness: State Constitution Art. 7 § 2 (Amendments 55, 59), Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27), chapter 39.36 RCW, RCW 84.52.050.
Lost and found property: Chapter 63.21 RCW.
Lowlands, local improvement: Chapters 35.55, 35.56 RCW.
Municipal utilities: Chapter 35.92 RCW.
Municipal water and sewer facilities act: Chapter 35.91 RCW.
Officers, salaries of, not to be changed during term: State Constitution Art. 11 § 8 (Amendment 57).
Organization under general laws required: State Constitution Art. 11 § 10 (Amendment 40).
Parking, off-street facilities: Chapter 35.86 RCW.
Sanitary fills: Chapter 35.73 RCW.
Service of summons on, personal service: RCW 4.28.080.
Sidewalks, construction and reconstruction, generally: Chapter 35.69 RCW.
Streets and alleys, grades at higher elevation, drainage impracticable on private abutting land, effect: Chapter 35.73 RCW.
Unclaimed property in hands of city police: Chapter 63.32 RCW.
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