Chapter 3.01


3.01.010    Biennial budget.

3.01.020    Mid-biennium review and modification.

3.01.030    Effective date.

3.01.040    Repeal.

3.01.010 Biennial budget.

In accordance with RCW 36.40.250, a biennial budget is hereby established for Jefferson County, effective for the fiscal biennium commencing January 1, 2020. The 2020-2021 biennium fiscal budget and all subsequent budgets shall be prepared, considered and adopted under the provisions of this chapter and Chapter 36.40 RCW, which is hereby adopted as it currently exists or as subsequently amended. [Ord. 3-19]

3.01.020 Mid-biennium review and modification.

In accordance with RCW 36.40.250, a mid-biennium review and modification of the biennial fiscal budget shall occur in all even-numbered years after the month of August and prior to the end of December. No later than the first regular meeting of the board of commissioners in the month of December of the first year of each biennium the county administrator shall prepare and present to the board of commissioners, in a public hearing, proposed budget modifications to be effective as of the succeeding January 1st. At such hearing or thereafter, the board of commissioners may consider a resolution to adopt such budget modifications, which such resolution shall be subject to other provisions of Chapter 36.40 RCW. [Ord. 3-19]

3.01.030 Effective date.

The ordinance codified in this chapter shall be effective upon the adoption hereof. [Ord. 3-19]

3.01.040 Repeal.

In accordance with RCW 36.40.250, the board of county commissioners may repeal the ordinance codified in this chapter and revert to annual budgets following the end of the biennium in which the repeal occurs. [Ord. 3-19]