Chapter 1.28
ROAD DISTRICTS

Sections:

1.28.010    Road District Created.

1.28.020    Road Engineer Designated as Supervisor.

1.28.030    Effective Date.

1.28.040    Work for Other Agencies and Departments.

1.28.010 Road District Created.

All territory in Snohomish county outside of incorporated cities and towns shall be and is hereby designated Snohomish county road district.

(§ 1 of Res. adopted October 26, 1976).

1.28.020 Road Engineer Designated as Supervisor.

The county road engineer shall have supervision under direction of the board of county commissioners of establishing, laying out, examining, surveying, constructing, altering, repairing, improving and maintaining county roads as provided by RCW 36.75.050 and RCW 36.80.030.

(§ 2 of Res. adopted October 26, 1976).

1.28.030 Effective Date.

This resolution shall be effective on and after January 1, 1977.

(§ 3 of Res. adopted October 26, 1976).

1.28.040 Work for Other Agencies and Departments.

The road department is authorized to perform work for and supply materials to other public agencies and other county departments in accordance with the requirements and procedures of this section. Any such work shall be subject to applicable bid laws and to the availability of sufficient personnel, equipment and materials to perform the requested task without unduly disrupting the function of the department.

(1) Procedure--Public Agencies. An appropriate written agreement approved by the board of county commissioners and the governing body of the requesting agency shall precede and cover any work by the road department for another public agency. The terms of such an agreement shall satisfy the requirements of RCW 35.77.020, et seq., RCW 36.75.200, et seq., chapter 39.34 RCW, and/or any other applicable statutory requirement. Such agreement may be for a specific term(s) of work, or it may be a general, longterm agreement to be supplemented by work order requests submitted to the county engineer in accordance with subsection (4) below.

(2) Procedure--Interdepartmental. Whenever a department of the county desires work to be performed by the road department, the department shall submit a work order request to the county engineer in accordance with subsection (4) below.

(3) Reimbursement Basis. All work performed by the road department for and on behalf of other county departments and other public agencies shall be on a reimbursement basis in accordance with billing rates approved by the board of county commissioners, including overhead and/or supervision and accounting costs incurred by the county engineer’s office. For interdepartmental work, the requesting department shall have responsibility for assuring the availability of adequate budgeted funds to cover the estimated cost of such work together with reasonable overruns.

(4) County Engineer. The county engineer’s office, as to work authorized pursuant to this section, shall be responsible for:

(a) Promulgating guidelines and forms dealing with processing work order requests, billing procedures, and other matters pertaining to such work;

(b) Supervising under the direction of the board of county commissioners the conduct of such work;

(c) Processing billings; and

(d) Maintaining appropriate records of all agreements and work order requests together with fiscal records of all such work in the same manner as prescribed for normal road department activity.

(Res. adopted June 1, 1978).