Chapter 35.92 RCW

MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

Sections
Authority to acquire and operate waterworksGeneration of electricityClassification of services for rates.
May accept and operate water-sewer district's property when boundaries are identical.
Acquisition of out-of-state waterworks.
Acquisition of out-of-state waterworksJoint acquisition and operation.
Authority to assist customers in the acquisition of water conservation equipmentLimitations.
Authority to acquire and operate sewerage and solid waste handling systems, plants, sites, or facilitiesClassification of services and facilities for ratesAssistance for low-income persons.
Public property subject to rates and charges for storm water control facilities.
Solid wasteCompliance with chapter 70.95 RCW required.
Authority to make charges for connecting to water or sewerage systemInterest charges.
Extension of water and sewer facilities outside city subject to review by boundary review board.
Authority to acquire and operate stone or asphalt plants.
Authority to acquire and operate public markets and cold storage plants"Public markets" defined.
Authority to acquire and operate utilities.
First-class cities operating electrical facilitiesParticipation in agreements to use or own high voltage transmission facilities and other electrical generating facilitiesTermsLimitations.
May acquire electrical distribution property from public utility district.
Authority to acquire and operate transportation facilities.
ProcedureElection.
Indebtedness incurred on credit of expected utility revenues.
General obligation bonds.
Limit of indebtedness.
Revenue bonds or warrants.
Revenue bonds, warrants, or other evidences of indebtedness for energy or water conservation programs.
Funding or refunding bonds.
Funding or refunding bondsBonds not general obligation.
Funding or refunding bondsSingle issue may refund multiple series.
Funding or refunding bondsIssuance of bondsOrdinance.
Funding or refunding bondsTerms of bonds.
Funding or refunding bondsRecourse of bond owners.
City may extend water system outside limits.
City may extend water system outside limitsMay acquire property outside city.
City may extend water system outside limitsCannot condemn irrigation system.
City may extend water system outside limitsContracts for outside service.
Acquisition of water rightsConsolidation of irrigation assessment districts.
Acquisition of water rightsSpecial assessments.
Acquisition of water rightsLevy of assessments.
Acquisition of water rightsDistrict property need not be contiguous.
Acquisition of water rightsMode of assessment.
Acquisition of water rightsWater rights acquired by purchase of shares in water users' association or corporationAuthority to acquire and hold shares.
Acquisition of water rightsExisting local improvement districts validatedDebts, obligations, assessments, etc., declared legal and valid.
Passenger transportation systemsAuthority to make studiesContracts with and acquisition of privately owned systems.
Assumption of obligations of private pension plan when urban transportation system acquired.
Cities over one hundred fifty thousand, joint undertaking with P.U.D. as to electric utility properties"Electric utility properties" defined.
Cities over one hundred fifty thousand, joint undertaking with P.U.D. as to electric utility propertiesAgreements.
Cities over one hundred fifty thousand, joint undertaking with P.U.D. as to electric utility propertiesFinancing.
Cities over one hundred fifty thousand, joint undertaking with P.U.D. as to electric utility propertiesAuthority granted is additional power.
Electrical construction or improvementBid proposalsContract proposal formsConditions for issuanceRefusalAppeal.
Energy conservationLegislative findings.
Energy conservation planFinancing authorized for energy conservation projects in structures or equipmentLimitations.
Tariff for irrigation pumping serviceAuthority to buy back electricity.
Lease of real property under electrical transmission lines for private gardening purposes.
Waiver or delay of collection of tap-in charges, connection or hookup fees for low income persons.
Municipal utilities encouraged to provide customers with landscaping information and to request voluntary donations for urban forestry.
Voluntary donations for purpose of supporting hunger programs.
Provision of water services and facilitiesContract with Canadian corporation.
Provision of sewer services and facilitiesContract with Canadian corporation.
Purchase of electric power and energy from joint operating agency.
Environmental mitigation activities.
Production and distribution of biodiesel, ethanol, and ethanol blend fuelsCrop purchase contracts for dedicated energy crops.
NOTES:
Assessments and charges against state lands: Chapter 79.44 RCW.
Electric franchises and rights-of-way: Chapter 80.32 RCW.
Electrical utilities and facilities owned by cities, support for political subdivisions and taxing districts: RCW 35.21.420 through 35.21.440.
Hydroelectric resources, creation of separate legal authority by irrigation districts and cities, towns, or public utility districts: RCW 87.03.825 through 87.03.840.
Joint development of nuclear, thermal power facilities: Chapter 54.44 RCW.
Limitations upon indebtedness: State Constitution Art. 7 § 2 (Amendments 55, 59), Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27), chapter 39.36 RCW, RCW 84.52.050.
Local improvement districts, creation: Chapter 35.43 RCW.
Public utility districts: Title 54 RCW.
Sewerage improvement districts: Chapter 85.08 RCW.
Special assessments or taxation for local improvements: State Constitution Art. 7 § 9.
Street railways: Chapter 81.64 RCW.
Water-sewer districts: Title 57 RCW.
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