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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1960 NO. 154 > Oct 27 1960
CITIES AND TOWNS - FOURTH CLASS - AUTHORITY TO PAY PREMIUM ON HOSPITAL AND SURGICAL INSURANCE FOR VOLUNTEER FIREMEN WHILE OFF DUTY OR FOR DEPENDENTS. A town may not legally purchase hospital and surgical insurance covering volunteer firemen while off duty or purchase such insurance to cover the
AGO 1960 NO. 155 > Oct 31 1960
TAXATION - AUTHORITY OF LEGISLATURE TO EXEMPT PRIVATE ELECTRICAL UTILITIES FROM PROPERTY TAXATION AS AID IN REVISION OF THE TAX STRUCTURE SO THAT ALL ELECTRICAL UTILITIES WOULD BEAR SAME TAX BURDEN AND TAXING DISTRICTS WOULD RECEIVE EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF TAX MONIES. The legislature may exempt
AGO 1960 NO. 156 > Oct 31 1960
SCHOOL DISTRICTS - DETERMINATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE TO BE PAID EMPLOYEES OF CONTRACTORS PERFORMING PUBLIC WORKS. The prevailing wage to be paid employees of contractors performing public works for school districts is governed by the provisions of chapter 39.12 RCW
AGO 1960 NO. 157 > Nov 10 1960
DISTRICTS - FIRE PROTECTION - APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONER AS SECRETARY OF THE DISTRICT. The offices of commissioner of a fire protection district and secretary of the district are incompatible
AGO 1960 NO. 158 > Nov 18 1960
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE - AREA WITHIN WHICH ARREST WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF TRAFFIC, LIQUOR, GAME OR FISHERIES STATUTE IS VALID. The territorial jurisdiction of a justice of the peace in issuing warrants for violation of a traffic, liquor, game or fisheries statute is limited to the county in which he
AGO 1960 NO. 159 > Nov 21 1960
INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE - UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON - COVERAGE OF MASTERS AND CREWMEN OF VESSELS. The Washington legislature could extend the coverage of workmen's compensation to state employees who are masters or crewmen of state vessels operated by the University of Washington, but such employees
AGO 1960 NO. 160 > Nov 22 1960
CITIES AND TOWNS - MUNICIPAL AIRPORTS - AGREEMENTS CONCERNING OWNERSHIP OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY JOINTLY ACQUIRED. The city of Centralia is legally authorized to enter into an agreement with the city of Chehalis and Lewis county concerning their joint airport whereby Centralia agrees to share
AGO 1960 NO. 161 > Nov 25 1960
DISTRICTS - WATER AND SEWER - AUTHORITY TO LEVY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON STATE OR FEDERALLY OWNED LAND AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN REMOVING ILLEGAL SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS LEVIED ON SUCH LANDS. (1) Water and sewer districts are not authorized to levy special assessments on state or federally owned
AGO 1960 NO. 161 > Nov 25 1960
DISTRICTS - WATER AND SEWER - AUTHORITY TO LEVY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON STATE OR FEDERALLY OWNED LAND AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN REMOVING ILLEGAL SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS LEVIED ON SUCH LANDS. (1) Water and sewer districts are not authorized to levy special assessments on state or federally owned
AGO 1960 NO. 162 > Nov 30 1960
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DIRECTOR OF AERONAUTICS - PURCHASE OF PROPERTY THROUGH THE DIVISION OF PURCHASING. (1) The director of aeronautics is required to make all purchases or leases of real or personal property through the division of purchasing, department of general administration except

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