Chapter 35.22 RCW

FIRST-CLASS CITIES

Sections

35.22.010Laws governing.
35.22.020Mode of exercising powers, functions and duties.
35.22.030Cities having ten thousand or more population may frame charter for own government.
35.22.050Election of freeholders to frame charter.
35.22.055Election of freeholders in cities of three hundred thousand or more populationDesignation of positions.
35.22.060Submission of charterPublication.
35.22.070Election on adoption of charterNotice.
35.22.080Conduct of elections.
35.22.090Form of ballot.
35.22.100Certificates of election to officers.
35.22.110Authentication of charter.
35.22.120Petition for submission of charter amendment.
35.22.130Requisites of petitionEffect of favorable vote.
35.22.140New or revised charterPetitionFreeholders.
35.22.150Submission of new charter.
35.22.160Election on adoption of new charter.
35.22.170Publication of proposed charter.
35.22.180Conduct of elections.
35.22.190Effect of favorable vote.
35.22.195Powers of cities adopting charters.
35.22.200Legislative powers of charter cityWhere vestedDirect legislation.
35.22.205Compensation and hours of mayor and elected officials.
35.22.210Separate designation of councilmembers in certain first-class cities.
35.22.220Repeal of separate designation.
35.22.235First-class mayor-council citiesTwelve councilmembers.
35.22.245First-class mayor-council citiesSeven councilmembers.
35.22.280Specific powers enumerated.
35.22.282City and town license fees and taxes on financial institutions.
35.22.283City license fees or taxes on certain business activities to be at a single uniform rate.
35.22.284Association of sheriffs and police chiefs.
35.22.285Nonpolluting power generation by individualExemption from regulationAuthorization to contract with utility.
35.22.287Hydroelectric resourcesSeparate legal authorityCreation by irrigation districts and cities, towns, or public utility districts.
35.22.288Publication of ordinances or summaryPublic notice of hearings and meeting agendas.
35.22.290Additional powersAuditoriums, art museums.
35.22.300Leasing of land for auditoriums, etc.
35.22.302Conveyance or lease of space above real property or structures or improvements.
35.22.305Department for administration, etc., of property incident to civic centerCreation authorizedSupervisionAuthority.
35.22.310Cesspools, filling ofRemoval of debris, etc.
35.22.320Collection of cost of filling cesspools, etc.
35.22.330Radio communication.
35.22.340StreetsRailroad franchises in, along, over, and across.
35.22.350UtilitiesCollective bargaining with employees.
35.22.360UtilitiesWage adjustments.
35.22.362Nuclear thermal power facilitiesJoint development with public utility districts and electrical companies.
35.22.365Public transportation systems in municipalitiesFinancing.
35.22.370WardsDivision of city.
35.22.410WharvesCity may let wharves or privileges thereon.
35.22.415Municipal airport located in unincorporated areaSubject to county comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances.
35.22.425Criminal code repeals by city operating municipal courtAgreement covering costs of handling resulting criminal casesArbitration.
35.22.570Omnibus grant of powers to first-class cities.
35.22.580Diversion of local improvement moneys prohibitedRefund of excess.
35.22.590Bonds voted by peopleTransfer of excess to redemption fund.
35.22.600Liability for violations of RCW 35.22.580 or 35.22.590.
35.22.610Police officersAppointment without regard to residence authorized.
35.22.620Public works or improvementsLimitations on work by public employeesSmall works rosterPurchase of reused or recycled materials or products.
35.22.625Public works or improvementsInapplicability of RCW 35.22.620 to certain agreements relating to water pollution control, solid waste handling facilities.
35.22.630Public works or improvementsCost amountsHow determined.
35.22.635Public works or improvementsLow bidder claiming errorProhibition on later bid for same project.
35.22.640Public works or improvementsElectrical distribution and generating systemsCustomer may contract with qualified electrical contractor.
35.22.650Public works or improvementsMinority business, employeesContract, contents.
35.22.660Child care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
35.22.680Residential care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
35.22.685Conditional and special use permit applications by parties licensed or certified by the department of social and health services or the department of correctionsMediation prior to appeal required.
35.22.690First-class cities subject to limitations on moratoria, interim zoning controls.
35.22.695Planning regulationsCopies provided to county assessor.
35.22.700Conformance with chapter 43.97 RCW required.
35.22.705Purchase of electric power and energy from joint operating agency.
35.22.900Liberal construction.

NOTES:

Accident claims against: RCW 35.31.020.
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 of federal areas: RCW 35.13.185.
Bond issues by proxy: Chapter 35.36 RCW.
Charters
provisions on local improvements superseded: RCW 35.43.030.
subject to general laws: State Constitution Art. 11 § 10 (Amendment 40).
Classification as: RCW 35.01.010.
Discrimination, administrative remedies authorized: RCW 49.60.330.
Employment of legal interns: RCW 35.21.760.
Harbor improvements, joint planning authorized: RCW 88.32.240, 88.32.250.
Health officer, birth and death records, furnishing of, fees: RCW 70.58.107.
Inhabitants at time of organization: RCW 35.01.010.
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.
Local improvement
bonds: Chapters 35.43 through 35.48 RCW.
bonds, collection of assessments: RCW 35.49.010.
laws superseded: RCW 35.43.030.
Lost and found property: Chapter 63.21 RCW.
Municipal transportation systems, budget by transportation commission: RCW 35.32A.010.
Officers
salaries of, not to be changed during term: State Constitution Art. 11 § 8 (Amendment 57).
vacancies not to be extended: 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.
Police
regulations, enforcement of: State Constitution Art. 11 § 11.
relief and pensions in first-class cities: Chapter 41.20 RCW.
Public funds
deposited with treasurer: State Constitution Art. 11 § 15.
use of, by official, a felony: State Constitution Art. 11 § 14.
Public health pooling fund: Chapter 70.12 RCW.
Retirement and pensions: Chapter 41.28 RCW.
Roadways, elevated, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.010.
Sanitary fills: RCW 35.73.010.
Service of summons on, personal service: RCW 4.28.080.
Sidewalks, construction and reconstruction, generally: Chapter 35.69 RCW.
Streets and alleys, grades at high elevation, drainage impractical on private abutting land, effect: Chapter 35.73 RCW.
Subways, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.050.
Taxes, collection by county treasurer: RCW 36.29.100, 36.29.110.
Tunnels, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.050.
Unclaimed property in hands of city police: Chapter 63.32 RCW.
Viaducts, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.010.
Vital statistics, primary registration district: RCW 70.58.010.
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