Chapter 35.58 RCW

METROPOLITAN MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS

Sections
Declaration of policy and purpose.
Definitions.
Corporations authorizedLimitation on boundaries.
Territory which must be included or excludedBoundaries.
Functions authorized.
Unauthorized functions to be performed under other law.
Resolution, petition for electionRequirements, procedure.
Hearings on petition, resolutionInclusion, exclusion of territoryBoundariesCalling election.
Election procedure to form corporation and levy taxQualified votersEstablishment of corporationFirst meeting of council.
Additional functionsAuthorized by election.
Additional functionsAuthorized without election.
Recommended comprehensive plan for performance of additional functionStudy and preparation.
Recommended comprehensive plan for performance of additional functionResolution for special election to authorize additional functionContentsHearingsElection procedure.
Proposition for issuance of general obligation bonds or levy of general taxSubmission at same election or special election.
Metropolitan councilComposition.
Metropolitan councilOrganization, chair, procedures.
Metropolitan councilTerms.
Metropolitan councilVacancies.
Metropolitan councilCompensationWaiver of compensation.
Corporation name and seal.
General powers of corporation.
Performance of function or functionsCommencement date.
Powers relative to water pollution abatement.
Metropolitan water pollution abatement advisory committee.
Powers relative to systems of sewerage.
Powers relative to water supply.
Metropolitan water advisory committee.
Powers relative to transportation.
Public transportation functionAuthorization by election requiredProcedure.
Other local public passenger transportation service prohibitedAgreementsPurchaseCondemnation.
Transportation functionAcquisition of city system.
Transportation functionFuel purchasing strategiesReports.
Transportation functionFuel purchasing strategiesLiability immunity.
Acquisition of existing transportation systemAssumption of labor contractsTransfer of employeesPreservation of employee benefitsCollective bargaining.
Public transportation employeesPayroll deduction for political action committees.
Metropolitan transit commission.
Public transportation in municipalitiesFinancing.
Local sales and use taxes for financing public transportation systems.
Public transportation feasibility studyAdvanced financial support payments.
Public transportation systemsDefinitions.
Public transportation systemsAuthority of municipalities to acquire, operate, etc.IndebtednessBond issues.
Public transportation systemsResearch, testing, development, etc., of systemsPowers to comply with federal laws.
Public transportation systemsSix-year transit plans.
Public transportation systemsAnnual reports by department.
Powers relative to garbage disposal.
Powers relative to parks and parkways.
Metropolitan park board.
Powers relative to planning.
Eminent domain.
Powers may be exercised with relation to public rights-of-way without franchiseConditions.
Disposition of unneeded property.
Powers and functions of metropolitan municipal corporationWhere vestedPowers of metropolitan council.
Rules and regulationsPenaltiesEnforcement.
Merit system.
Retention of existing personnel.
Prior employees pension rights preserved.
Prior employees sick leave and vacation rights preserved.
BudgetExpendituresRevenue estimatesRequirements for a county assuming the powers of a metropolitan municipal corporation.
Supplemental income payments by component city and county.
FundsDisbursementsTreasurerExpensesElection expenses.
General obligation bondsIssuance, sale, form, term, election, payment.
Revenue bondsIssuance, sale, form, term, payment, reserves, actions.
Funding, refunding bonds.
Borrowing money from component city or county.
Interest bearing warrants.
Local improvement districtsUtility local improvement districts.
Obligations of corporation are legal investments and security for public deposits.
Investment of corporate funds.
AnnexationRequirements, procedure.
AnnexationHearingsInclusion, exclusion of territoryBoundariesCalling election.
AnnexationElectionFavorable vote.
TaxesCounties or cities not to impose on certain operationsCredits or offsets against state taxesRefund of motor vehicle fuel taxes paid.
Sewage facilitiesCapacity charge.
Public transportation faresProof of paymentCivil infractions.
Public transportation faresSchedule of fines and penaltiesWho may monitor fare paymentAdministration of citations.
Public transportation faresPowers of law enforcement authorities.
Public transportation faresPowers and authority are supplemental to other laws.
Collaboration with local coordinating coalitions to advance transportation services for persons with special transportation needs.
Supplemental transportation improvements.
Liberal construction.
Prior proceedings validated, ratified, approved and confirmed.
NOTES:
Acquisition of
interests in land for conservation, protection, preservation, or open space purposes by metropolitan municipal corporation: RCW 64.04.130.
open space, land, or rights to future development by counties, cities, or metropolitan municipal corporations, tax levy: RCW 84.34.200 through 84.34.240, 84.52.010.
County assumption of metropolitan municipal corporation functions: Chapter 36.56 RCW.
Local governmental organizations, actions affecting boundaries, etc., review by boundary review board: Chapter 36.93 RCW.
School districts, educational service districts, agreements with other governmental entities for transportation of students, the public or other noncommon school purposesLimitations: RCW 28A.160.120.
Transportation centers authorized: Chapter 81.75 RCW.
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