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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1954 NO. 234 >
COUNTY FUNDS ‑- DENTAL SERVICE ‑- 2 MILL COUNTY LIMIT. County funds may be used to provide for space in the public health department for a dental clinic for children of medically indigent families who do not qualify for aid from the state medical aid or welfare fund.      
AGO 1954 NO. 235 >
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- PUBLIC WORKS STATUTES ‑- AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT PUBLIC BUILDINGS WITHOUT ADVERTISING FOR BIDS. Within the limitations of the budget law, county commissioners of third class counties may authorize construction of public buildings by means other than awarding a contract on a
AGO 1954 NO. 236 >
WELFARE COORDINATOR ‑- SALARY ‑- PAID BY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OR DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL DEFENSE. Payment of the salary of the welfare coordinator from funds available to the Department of Public Assistance is permissible in view of the provisions of the Washington State Civil Defense Act of
AGO 1954 NO. 237 >
TAXATION ‑- TAX TITLE PROPERTY ‑- REDEMPTION BY CITY HOLDING LIENS OR UNPAID ASSESSMENTS. (1) The issuance of a deed to a city or town under RCW 35.49.150 need not be authorized by county commissioners. (2) Cities and towns proceeding under this statute need not certify a statement of the amount of
AGO 1954 NO. 238 >
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT ‑- COUPON WARRANTS ‑- DISTRICT FUND IN WHICH PROCEEDS OF SUCH WARRANTS SHOULD BE PLACED. Coupon warrants may be issued for any general fire protection district purpose. The fund in which the proceeds of such warrants should be placed is determined by the purpose for which
AGO 1954 NO. 239 >
TAXATION ‑- OMITTED PROPERTY. The taxation of omitted property under RCW 84.60.010 is to proceed in the same manner as the taxation of any other property insofar as possible; the assessment of such property may be made only for three years immediately preceding the discovery of it.   
AGO 1954 NO. 241 >
TAXATION ‑- COUNTY ROAD TAX. Monies collected from road taxes levied in an area that became a municipal corporation during the tax year belong to the county road fund.                      
AGO 1954 NO. 242 >
ADMISSIONS TAX, CITY, APPLICABILITY TO (1) STUDENT SEASON TICKETS TO SCHOOL EVENTS AND (2) STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING. 1. A city may require a school district to collect an admissions tax on student athletic events season ticket. 2. A city admissions tax is applicable to a state
AGO 1954 NO. 243 >
TAXATION ‑- AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX ‑- FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BUDGETS ‑- FUNCTION OF COUNTY ASSESSOR AND AUDITOR IN RELATION THERETO. Neither the county auditor nor the county assessor is required to calculate the millage which would be necessary to produce a sum budgeted by a fire protection
AGO 1954 NO. 244 >
FISH ‑- COMMERCIAL SALMON FISHING ‑- REGULATION AND CONTROL. Proposed Initiative 192, if passed, would not affect the general regulatory powers of the director of fisheries except that it would fix the limits of the salmon preserves defined therein and would probably abolish the three salmon