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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 218 > Mar 7 1956

County Commissioners have no power to initiate drainage districts except as specifically provided in Title 85 RCW.

AGO 1956 NO. 275 > May 25 1956

Commissioners of a drainage district organized pursuant to chapter 85.04 RCW have the power to enter into a contract with a sewer district or a city or town which would permit the city or district to drain effluent from its sewage disposal plant into the ditch of the drainage district.  The commissioners of such drainage district may so contract without a vote of the people in the district.