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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 6 > Jan 25 1957

If rural county library funds are accumulated according to the provisions of RCW 27.12.220, it is necessary at the time expenditure of such accumulated funds is desired that an item for such expenditure be included in the appropriate year's budget.  The trustees of a rural county library district may not declare an emergency for the purpose of expending funds not included in the annual budget, assuming the necessary funds of an emergency nature exist.

AGO 1955 NO. 36 > Mar 7 1955

Administrative Contingency Fund moneys may be used for purposes not chargeable against funds obtained from Federal sources.

AGO 1952 NO. 360 > Jul 31 1952

A county does not have authority to expend funds to make an industrial survey of the county looking toward the possible local industrial use of electrical power that will eventually become available within the county.