Chapter 4.57
ARSON EDUCATION AND EQUIPMENT FUND

Sections:

4.57.010    Creation and title.

4.57.020    Administration of fund.

4.57.030    Source of funds.

4.57.040    Use of fund.

4.57.050    Minimum balance.

4.57.010 Creation and title.

There is hereby created a special revenue fund to be known as the arson education and equipment fund.

(Added Ord. 84-009, § 1, Feb. 23, 1984).

4.57.020 Administration of fund.

The fund established by this chapter shall be administered by the director of the department of planning and development services, or his designee, who shall be the only persons authorized to approve disbursements from the fund.

(Added Ord. 84-009, § 1, Feb. 23, 1984; Ord. 95-004, § 16, Feb. 15, 1995, Eff date Feb. 27, 1995).

4.57.030 Source of funds.

The fund established by this chapter may receive funding from the following sources:

(1) All funds granted by any person, company, corporation, non-profit corporation, or other parties interested in arson investigation advancement.

(2) Any funds, fines, or penalties ordered paid by the court into this fund.

(3) Any fees charged an insurance company for copies of Snohomish county arson investigation reports.

(Added Ord. 84-009, § 1, Feb. 23, 1984).

4.57.040 Use of fund.

The fund created by this chapter shall be used only for the education and training of arson investigators employed by any fire district within Snohomish county, pursuant to the interlocal agreements between Snohomish county and the districts, and in accordance with criteria to be established by the county fire marshal, or for the purchase of equipment necessary to carry out assigned arson investigation.

(Added Ord. 84-009, § 1, Feb. 23, 1984).

4.57.050 Minimum balance.

The fund created by this chapter shall be maintained at a minimum equity balance of $100.00. Should the fund balance fall below that amount and remain so for at least two fiscal years, the fund shall be closed out and the residual equity balance transferred to the current expense fund.

(Added Ord. 84-009, § 1, Feb. 23, 1984).