Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1978 NO. 22 > Jul 26 1978

(1) The provisions of chapter 42.23 RCW are not violated by the appointment, by a board of fire commissioners, of the wife of one such commissioner to serve as secretary of the district.  (2) It is not a violation of RCW 52.12.010 for the wife of a fire protection district commissioner who has been appointed to serve as secretary of the district to be compensated for her services as such.