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AGO 1955 No. 180 >  December 28, 1955
FIRE DISTRICTS - POWERS - AIRPORTS - MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
FIRE DISTRICTS ‑- POWERS ‑- AIRPORTS ‑- MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS A portion of a fire district may withdraw from the district and join an adjoining district, regardless of the consent of the commissioners of the district in which it is presently located, provided statutory procedure is complied with; a fire district may contract with another fire district to furnish fire protection to an area wholly within another district; and a fire district has the duty to furnish fire protection to the transportation operations of an airport operated by a port district within the fire district boundaries.
AGO 1955 No. 107 >  June 28, 1955
FIRE DISTRICTS - SURPLUS FUNDS - SAVINGS & LOAN ASSNS
FIRE DISTRICTS ‑- SURPLUS FUNDS ‑- SAVINGS & LOAN ASSNS
County fire districts are not authorized to invest surplus funds in savings and loan associations by RCW 33.04.100.
AGO 1953 No. 121 >  August 24, 1953
FIRE DISTRICTS - POWERS - OPERATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICE - FIREMEN - FIREMAN'S ASSOCIATION - OPERATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICE
FIRE DISTRICTS ‑- POWERS ‑- OPERATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICE -- FIREMEN ‑- FIREMAN'S ASSOCIATION ‑- OPERATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICE 1. A fire district may own and operate an ambulance service. 2. A fireman's association may own and operate an ambulance service.
AGO 1952 No. 429 >  December 3, 1952
FIRE DISTRICTS - SPECIAL ELECTIONS - BONDS - EXCESS LEVIES FORTY MILL TAX LIMITATION - BALLOT TITLES
FIRE DISTRICTS, SPECIAL ELECTIONS, BONDS, EXCESS LEVIES FORTY MILL TAX LIMITATION, BALLOT TITLES A proposition appearing on a ballot proposing a bond issue for capital purposes for a fire district which is to be retired by levies in excess of the forty mill limitation, must expressly state that the issue will be paid by tax levies in excess of the forty mill tax limitation; the proposition must also state the maximum interest which the bonds may bear.
AGO 1953 No. 466 >  January 21, 1953
SEWER DISTRICTS - FIRE DISTRICTS - OUTGOING COMMISSIONERS - AUTHORITY TO SELL LAND
SEWER DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE DISTRICTS ‑- OUTGOING COMMISSIONERS ‑- AUTHORITY TO SELL LAND Sewer and fire district commissioners do not have authority to sell real property of the district which is necessary for the continued operation of the district.  An action to quiet title is not necessary to set aside such transaction because it is void ab initio.
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