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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1990 NO. 11 > Oct 17 1990
COUNTIES ‑- WEED CONTROL BOARD ‑- SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- APPLICABILITY OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR COUNTY WEED PROGRAM WITHIN INCORPORATED AREAS RCW 17.10.240(1) authorizes the county legislative authority to levy a special assessment against land for the purpose of operating the
AGO 1990 NO. 12 > Oct 20 1990
DISTRICTS--SCHOOLS--ATHLETIC PROGRAMS--EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT--SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION--REGULATIONS 1.  RCW 28A.85.020 and .030 provide that the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall develop regulations to eliminate sex discrimination in the public schools, but RCW 28A.85.020(3)
AGO 1990 NO. 13 > Nov 1 1990
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- EDUCATION 1.   School districts have broad powers over curricula and instructional materials.  Pursuant to this authority, a school district may select and use educational television programming even though that programming contains advertising so long as the primary and
AGO 1990 NO. 14 > Nov 2 1990
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- COSTS ‑- LIABILITY OF NEWLY INCORPORATED CITIES AND TOWNS FOR COST OF ELECTIONS PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF INCORPORATION RCW 35.02.078 provides for an election on the question of incorporation of a city or town.  If incorporation is authorized, a separate
AGO 1990 NO. 15 > Nov 2 1990
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ORDINANCES ‑- REQUIREMENTS TRIGGERED BY PASSAGE OR ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE BY INTERIM COUNCIL OF SOON TO BE INCORPORATED CITY OR TOWN Certain statutes set forth requirements that are triggered by the adoption or passage of an ordinance.  Unless otherwise provided, these
AGO 1990 NO. 16 > Nov 27 1990
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ‑- FERRIES ‑- PROHIBITION OF COMMERCIAL FERRY CROSSING WITHIN TEN MILES OF A STATE FERRY CROSSING 1.   RCW 47.60.120 prohibits a commercial ferry crossing within ten miles of a state ferry crossing.  The prohibition in RCW 47.60.120 applies to passenger-only ferries. 2
AGO 1990 NO. 17 > Dec 17 1990
APPRENTICESHIPS ‑- STATE APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES 1.   The State Apprenticeship Council has broad authority to approve apprenticeship agreements that are in the best interest of the apprentice and conform to statutory standards.  The Council may disapprove