Chapter 4.73
ELECTIONS EQUIPMENT CUMULATIVE RESERVE FUND

Sections:

4.73.010    Name of fund.

4.73.020    Purpose of fund.

4.73.030    Fund operation.

4.73.040    Fund resources.

4.73.050    Fund manager.

4.73.010 Name of fund.

There is hereby created a special revenue fund named Elections Equipment Cumulative Reserve Fund.

(Added Ord. 89-140, November 13, 1989).

4.73.020 Purpose of fund.

The elections equipment cumulative reserve fund is established to accumulate monies collected by the county auditor’s office for conducting elections, maintaining voter registration files and producing a local voters’ pamphlet. These monies represent a portion of the billings that is intended to recapture the cost of equipment and software purchased and used in conducting elections, maintaining voter registration files and producing a local voters’ pamphlet by the county auditor. The money in this fund will be used to purchase equipment, hardware, durable supplies and software used by the county auditor’s office for elections, voter registration and local voters’ pamphlet operations.

(Added Ord. 89-140, November 13, 1989; amended by Ord. 02-029, eff. date July 10, 2002).

4.73.030 Fund operation.

The funds collected by the county auditor’s office for the purposes described in SCC 4.73.020 shall be deposited in the elections equipment cumulative reserve fund. Any unspent monies shall be carried over within the fund from year to year. The ending fund balance and anticipated revenues shall be budgeted annually in conjunction with the county budget process prior to any expenditure from the fund.

(Added Ord. 02-029, eff. date July 10, 2002)

4.73.040 Fund resources.

RCW 29.07.030, 29.13.045, 29.13.047 and 29.81A.070 authorize the county auditor to recapture the prorated cost of conducting elections, maintaining voter registration files and producing a local voters’ pamphlet. The billing process for recapturing these costs allows for an overhead charge to be placed on all direct costs associated with conducting elections, maintaining voter registration files and producing a local voters’ pamphlet for other governments. The monies representing this overhead charge shall be deposited in the elections equipment cumulative reserve fund for the purposes described in SCC 4.73.020.

(Added Ord. 89-140, November 13, 1989; amended by Ord. 02-029, eff. date July 10, 2002).

4.73.050 Fund manager.

The county auditor or his designee shall be charged with the responsibilities described in SCC 4.05.050.

(Added Ord. 89-140, November 13, 1989; amended by Ord. 02-029, eff. date July 10, 2002).