Chapter 68.52 RCW

PUBLIC CEMETERIES AND MORGUES

Sections
Morgues authorized in counties.
Coroner to control morgueExpense.
Counties and cities may provide for burial, acquire cemeteries, etc.
Cities and towns may own, improve, etc., cemeteries.
Cities and towns may provide for a cemetery board.
Cemetery improvement fund.
Care and investment of fund.
Approval of investments.
Cemetery improvement fundManagement.
Books of accountAudit.
Establishment authorized.
PetitionRequisitesExamination.
HearingPlace and date.
Publication and posting of petition and notice of hearing.
HearingInclusion and exclusion of lands.
Formation of district and election of first commissioners.
Election, how conductedNotice.
Conformity with election lawsExceptionVacancies.
Election ballot.
Canvass of returnsVotes required for district formation.
ReviewWhen district formation is complete.
Ballot proposition authorized for district formation.
General powers of district.
Public cemetery facilities or servicesCooperation with public or private agenciesJoint purchasing.
Public cemetery facilities or services"Public agency" defined.
Community revitalization financingPublic improvements.
Right of eminent domain.
Power to do cemetery businessDistrict boundaries may include cities and townsEminent domain exception.
District commissionersCompensationElection.
Special elections.
Oath of commissioners.
Organization of boardSecretaryOfficeMeetingsPowers.
Duty of county treasurerCemetery district fund.
Tax levy authorized for fund.
Disbursement of fund.
Limitation of indebtednessLimitation of tax levy.
Dissolution of districts.
Disincorporation of district located in county with a population of two hundred ten thousand or more and inactive for five years.
Effective date1987 c 331.
NOTES:
Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debtsFees: RCW 19.16.500.
Taxation, exemptions: RCW 84.36.020.
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