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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 121 > Aug 24 1953
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 1953 NO. 122 > Aug 26 1953
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- SEWER SYSTEMS ‑- POWER OF COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE BY ORDINANCE WITHOUT RATIFICATION BY VOTERS WHEN NOT FINANCED BY GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS A fourth class town may by ordinance provide for either a partial or complete sewage system without submitting such proposition to the voters
AGO 1953 NO. 123 > Aug 28 1953
OFFICERS ‑- POWERS AND DUTIES ‑- DELEGATION OF POWERS --SAFETY COUNCIL ‑- EXECUTIVE BOARD ‑- DELEGATION OF POWERS BY DEPARTMENT HEADS Duties may be delegated to alternates, and the alternates have the same status as the department heads they represent
AGO 1953 NO. 124 > Aug 28 1953
REAL ESTATE SALES TAX ‑- BANKRUPTCY ‑- TRUSTEES IN BANKRUPTCY A conveyance of real property by a trustee in bankruptcy is taxable under the real estate sales tax statutes when made by a trustee conducting the business of the bankrupt.  However, such a conveyance is not taxable when made by a
AGO 1953 NO. 125 > Sep 1 1953
PORT DISTRICTS ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- ELIGIBILITY ‑- RESIDENCE QUALIFICATIONS Under the facts of this case a port commissioner who was a resident of the district upon the date of his election and for a total of three years prior thereto, was qualified to hold the office even though the residence
AGO 1953 NO. 126 > Sep 1 1953
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ‑- LICENSING ‑- PORTION OF HOSPITAL AS NURSING HOME Where a hospital operates a nursing home separately and independently from its operation of a hospital, the facilities so operated may be licensed by the Department of Health as a nursing home
AGO 1953 NO. 127 > Sep 4 1953
RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF WASHINGTON STATE PATROL Period to repay contributions is fixed at 4 years from date of resumption of service.                                                               - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                September 4, 1953
AGO 1953 NO. 128 > Sep 4 1953
EMPLOYMENT OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS BY SCHOOL BOARDS A licensed dentist need not necessarily be present at all times when examinations and prophylaxis are taking place
AGO 1953 NO. 129 > Sep 4 1953
STATEWIDE CITY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM ‑- RIGHT OF CITY TO WITHDRAW FROM SYSTEM A city participating in the Statewide City Employees Retirement System may withdraw from such system under the provisions of chapter 228, Laws of 1953, section 2, subsection 5, notwithstanding any provisions
AGO 1953 NO. 130 > Sep 10 1953
LOG PATROL ‑- LICENSES ‑- COLUMBIA RIVER ‑- BONDS ‑- ASSOCIATIONS ‑- BOOM COMPANIES ‑- PAYMENT 1. The log patrol act as amended by the 1953 legislature is applicable to the waters of the Columbia river forming a common boundary between the states of Washington and Oregon. 2. A log patrolman in the