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Abandoned or vacant properties in urban growth areas, loans to cities and towns for revitalizing: HB 1079, SB 5533
Accounts and revenue, dedicated, use for fiscal relief: SB 5005
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, convening expert review panel for: ESHB 1957, HB 2070, SB 6051
Anacortes, honoring Richard Riddell, Anacortes town crier: * HR 4668 (2014)
Annexation of state property owned for military purposes, filing petition for annexation: HB 1158, SHB 1158, 2SHB 1158, SB 5068, SSB 5068
Annexation, by code cities, submitting to voters in certain county bordering Columbia river in certain cases: HB 2637, SB 6404
Annexation, marine manufacturing and industrial businesses annexed into certain first-class cities, limiting imposition of license fee or tax upon: SB 5943
Annexation, of unincorporated territory within a code city or town, modifying provisions: * EHB 2068, CH 27 (2013)
Annexation, of unincorporated territory within a code city or town, modifying provisions related to fire protection districts: * EHB 2068, CH 27 (2013)
Annexation, of unincorporated territory within a code city, modifying provisions: EHB 1539, * SB 5417, CH 333 (2013)
Annexation, preparing for, imposition of local sales and use tax by city for costs: HB 2681, SHB 2681
Annexation, requiring approval of property owners or voters: HB 1854
Annexation, requiring approval of registered voters: SB 5013, SSB 5013
Annexation, service costs to newly annexed areas, restricting local sales and use tax imposition in certain case: SB 6487
Annexed territory, city to notify light and power and gas distribution businesses: HB 2433, * SHB 2433, CH 123 (2014)
Annexed territory, determining resident population of, exempting enumeration data from public disclosure: HB 1901
Apportionment districts, levying property tax for community redevelopment financing: HB 1967, HB 2349, HJR 4210, HJR 4214
Auburn, recognizing the Miss Auburn scholarship program: * SR 8693 (2014)
Bags, retail carryout, preemption of regulation by state of Washington: SB 5253
Bags, retail carryout, regulation by cities and counties: HB 1310, SB 5386
Ballot drop boxes, county auditor to establish minimum number for counties and cities: SB 5320
Brownfield renewal authorities, authority of cities to establish: * 2E2SSB 5296, CH 1 (2013)
Budget modifications, removing transmittal requirement: HB 1274, ESHB 1274
Business license center, expanding required participation by certain cities or city-developed portal alternative: ESSB 5656
Business license center, expanding required participation to certain cities: SB 5656
Cannabis, medical, authority to adopt and enforce various local requirements pertaining to: SB 5528, SB 5887
Cle Elum public library, honoring the one hundredth year of the: * HR 4662 (2014)
Code cities, public works projects, having city employees perform, conditions: EHB 2618
Collector vehicles, restoration of, regulation by local governments: ESB 5121
Community redevelopment financing, levying property tax in apportionment districts: HB 1967, HB 2349, HJR 4210, HJR 4214
Compostable waste, collected, modifying city and county responsibility for storage and processing of: HB 2072
Correctional employees, membership in public safety employees' retirement system: EHB 1923, SB 5781
Disability boards, city, membership: * SB 5220, CH 213 (2013)
Dogs, breed-based regulations, preventing: HB 2117
Elections, changing election system to remedy potential violation, provisions concerning at-large and district-based elections: SHB 1413
Elections, city or town option to authorize a district-based election: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5473
Enumclaw, celebrating 100th anniversary of: * SR 8633 (2013)
Environmental decision making, certain state agencies to include community organizations in highly impacted communities: HB 1434
Environmental impact statement, nonproject, recovering preparation costs: HB 1104, HB 1682, HB 1717, * ESHB 1717, CH 243 (2013)
Everson, police chief Erik Ramstead, recognizing lasting legacy of: * HR 4618 (2013)
Federal Way high school, recognizing student Caleb Dawson as recipient of a Prudential spirit of community award: * HR 4623 (2013)
Firearms, laws and ordinances restricting possession in parks or recreational facilities, authority of municipalities to enact: SB 5739
Genetically modified organisms, regulation by local legislative authorities: HB 1407, SB 5167
Granite Falls, Damascus Lodge No. 199 of free and accepted masons, commemorating centennial anniversary of: * HR 4649 (2013)
Growth management act, local government compliance, allowing a showing of working toward complying: SB 5406
Growth management act, suspending for cities in counties with significant unemployment: HB 1619, SB 5820
Highly impacted communities, certain state agencies to include community organizations in environmental decision making: HB 1434
Infrastructure, local financing tool program, extending expiration dates: HB 1306, SHB 1306, * E2SHB 1306, CH 21 (2013), SB 5293
Infrastructure, local financing tool program, methods for evaluation program to include report: HB 2382
Infrastructure, technology, adding to "capital project" for tax revenue-use purposes: HB 2298, * ESHB 2298, CH 44 (2014)
Issaquah, former mayor Ava Frisinger, honoring career achievements of: * HR 4663 (2014), * SR 8679 (2014)
Lakes, with toxic algae blooms, allowing certain code cities to take action to address blooms in certain cases: ESB 5596
Land, agricultural, of long-term commercial significance, allowing certain compatible uses while prohibiting mitigation project siting: SB 5276
Lands and their resources, coordinated state and local management, city authority to demand: HB 1163
Liquor revolving fund, distribution of revenues to cities and towns: HB 1368, HB 2067, HB 2314, SB 5703, SB 6361
Litter and potentially dangerous litter, abatement of nuisance, city and town authority: SB 5323
Loads, public highway vehicle load carrying requirements, exemption for cities: ESHB 1007
Lynnwood, former mayor Dan Gough, recognizing: * SR 8700 (2014)
Marijuana, local control over marijuana commerce act, authorizing prohibition of production and retail facilities: HB 2510
Marijuana, local control over marijuana use and possession act, authorizing prohibition of possession: HB 2509
Marijuana, medical, authority to adopt and enforce various local requirements pertaining to: SB 5528, SB 5887
Montesano High School, honoring football team: * SR 8608 (2013)
Mosquito control, inhibiting mosquito breeding in storm water retention ponds through certain measures: * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Mosquito control, integrated pest management use by counties, cities, and certain districts: SB 5324, * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Mukilteo, former mayor Joe Marine, recognizing: * SR 8701 (2014)
Municipal courts, provision of security to courts by cities: HB 1365, SB 5240
Municipal employees, to be included in certain contract beneficial interest provisions of municipal officer code of ethics: HB 1867
Municipal officers, code of ethics for, modifying certain contract beneficial interest provisions to include municipal employees: HB 1867
Nuisance abatement, assessments for, city and town authority: EHB 1367
Nuisance abatement, litter and potentially dangerous litter, city and town authority: SB 5323
Payments, cities authorized to accept electronic payment methods: HB 1274, ESHB 1274
Petitions, signatures on, counting duplicate valid signatures once, conditions: HB 1847, * HB 2296, CH 121 (2014)
Political subdivisions of state, employee participation in state insurance or self-insurance programs, to include retirees: HB 1741, SB 5654
Population enumeration data, use limitation and public records exemption: * HB 2515, CH 14 (2014), SB 6006
Public transportation zones, enhanced, imposition of local sales and use tax by legislative entity after establishing zone: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, SB 5920
Public transportation zones, enhanced, imposition of local sales tax by legislative entity after establishing zone: HB 1898, SHB 1898, SB 5793
Puyallup, Washington state fair in, recognizing: * SR 8711 (2014)
Redevelopment opportunity zones for brownfield properties, designation of zone by city: SB 5201, SSB 5201
Redevelopment opportunity zones, authority of cities to designate: * 2E2SSB 5296, CH 1 (2013)
Retirement systems of first class cities, authorizing investment of assets by state investment board: HB 1899
Retirement, seasonal employees of small cities, limiting eligibility for PERS: HB 2290
Sales and use tax, local, imposition by city for costs of preparing for annexation: HB 2681, SHB 2681
Sales and use tax, local, imposition by city without authorizing proposition to voters: HB 1925
Seattle Raging Grannies, honoring: * SR 8629 (2013)
Seattle Seahawks, celebrating: HR 4674, * SR 8676 (2014)
Seattle Seahawks, congratulating: * HR 4622 (2013), * SR 8624 (2013)
Seattle Seahawks, mascot Taima the hawk, recognizing: * HR 4685 (2014)
Sewer systems, city selection of appropriate urban growth area systems: HB 1052, HB 2186, SHB 2186, SB 5610, SB 5995
Signs, static digital outdoor advertising signs, allowing cities and towns to place along state highways: HB 1408, SB 5304
Snoqualmie, honoring Gloria McNeely: * HR 4687 (2014)
Speed limits, nonarterial highways, city or town establishment of maximum limit: * HB 1045, CH 264 (2013), SB 5066
Spokane lilac festival, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4642 (2013), * SR 8646 (2013)
Streets and roads, new construction or maintenance or repair activities following best management practices, removing limits and modification requirements: HB 2097
Streets and roads, new construction or maintenance or repair activities following best management practices, state environmental policy act exemption: HB 2097
Subversive activities, by officers and employees, repealing relevant statutes: HB 1062
Surplus real property, governmental, sale at discount by city or town for affordable low-income housing: HB 1563, SHB 1563, E2SHB 1563, SB 5598, SSB 5598
Tourism, city or town use of dedicated tax revenues for fiscal relief: SB 5005
Traffic impacts, mitigation fees imposed under SEPA for, limiting city authority to impose in certain cases: HB 2161, SB 6263
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, reforming to expedite projects through streamlined environmental decision making, role of local governments: HB 1978, ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SHB 2070, SB 6051
Transportation projects, in local comprehensive plans subject to environmental analysis, state environmental policy act exemption: HB 2096
Vessels, publicly owned, transfer by city or town: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Warrant officers, establishment in first-class cities to enforce court orders and outstanding warrants: SB 5998
Wenatchee, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8653 (2013), * SR 8690 (2014)
Westport, 100th year anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4672 (2014)
Zoning, proposed rezoning, notice to property owners: HB 1053