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AGO 2006 No. 8 >  April 17, 2006
CONSERVATION DISTRICTS - COUNTIES - BUDGET LAW
Extent of county’s authority to alter budget and plan of assessments submitted by conservation district 1.  A county has the authority to modify a conservation district’s proposed system of assessments but lacks the authority to modify the proposed budget or plan of expenditure.  2.  If a county modifies the conservation district’s proposed system of assessments, the district is bound to follow the system as modified by the county but may propose a different system the following year.  3.  A conservation district may withdraw or modify its proposed budget and system of assessments after they have been submitted to the county, but any re-submittal must occur within the time deadlines and statutory requirements that are applicable.  4.  Conservation district special assessments are statutorily earmarked for use by the district and are not available for use by the county for other purposes (RCW 89.08.400).
AGO 1958 No. 205 >  June 23, 1958
BUDGET LAW - AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISAPPROVE ITEMS OF VOUCHERS OF OTHER ELECTIVE COUNTY OFFICIALS - COUNTIES - AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISAPPROVE VOUCHERS DRAWN BY OTHER ELECTIVE COUNTY OFFICIALS - OFFICES AND OFFICERS - AUTHORITY OF PURCHASING AGENT IN FIRST CLASS COUNTY - AUTHORITY OF COMMISSIONERS OF FIRST CLASS COUNTY TO APPOINT PURCHASING AGENT
BUDGET LAW ‑- AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISAPPROVE ITEMS OF VOUCHERS OF OTHER ELECTIVE COUNTY OFFICIALS -- COUNTIES ‑- AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISAPPROVE VOUCHERS DRAWN BY... (1)  It is permissible, but not mandatory for the county commissioners of a first class county to appoint a county purchasing agent, but his authority is limited.  (2)  The several boards of county commissioners are authorized to refuse approval of only those claims which are not legally chargeable against the county.
AGLO 1976 No. 66 >  November 3, 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATION - COMMUNITY COLLEGES - FEES - BUDGET LAW
PREDISCHARGE EDUCATION PROGRAMS (PREP) The state board for community college education does not have the authority, in complying with § 2, chapter 105, (RCW 28B.50.093), to exempt those predischarge education programs which were already being operated by a community college prior to the effective date of the aforesaid 1973 law from any review and determination by the state board that such programs ". . . will not deter from the primary functions of the community college system within this state."
AGLO 1975 No. 3 >  January 13, 1975
COMMUNITY COLLEGES - FEES - BUDGET LAW
STATUS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE 'PREP' REVENUES (1) Revenues of a community college from the operation of a predischarge education program (PREP) under RCW 28B.50.092 do not constitute tuition revenues payable into the state general fund under RCW 28B.50.360; however, they are subject to the requirements of the state budget law under RCW 28B.50.320. (2) A community college district may not engage in a PREP operation by means of a contract to provide educational services to a private nonprofit corporation formed for that purpose which will, in turn, contract with the military personnel who are to receive the services.
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