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AGO Opinions with Topic: PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION
AGO 1972 No. 2 >  January 12, 1972
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION - REGULATION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC ON OCEAN BEACHES
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- REGULATION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC ON OCEAN BEACHES (1) The Washington state parks and recreation commission has the authority, under RCW 43.51.680, to regulate the times and places where automobiles may be driven on and along the ocean beach highways designated and established under RCW 79.16.130, RCW 79.16.160 and RCW 79.16.170. (2) The parks commission, in the exercise of this authority, may not totally exclude vehicular traffic from all such beaches at all times.
AGO 1963 No. 26 >  May 28, 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION - AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT DONATED PROPERTY WITHIN MUNICIPAL BOUNDARIES FOR STATE PARK PURPOSES - EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS FOR MAINTENANCE
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT DONATED PROPERTY WITHIN MUNICIPAL BOUNDARIES FOR STATE PARK PURPOSES ‑- EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS FOR MAINTENANCE (1) The state parks and recreation commission is vested with the statutory authority to accept donated property within municipal boundaries for state park purposes. (2) Same :  The state parks and recreation commission may expend park funds for the maintenance and operation of such donated property.
AGO 1984 No. 3 >  February 2, 1984
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION - BOATS
PROMULGATION OF RECREATIONAL BOATING STANDARDS The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission does not now have the authority, under § 52, chapter 3, Laws of 1983, 2nd Ex. Sess., to promulgate and enforce rules of general state‑wide applicability prescribing recreational boating safety standards and equipment, consistent with Coast Guard regulations and standards.
AGLO 1978 No. 10 >  March 17, 1978
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION - APPROPRIATIONS - USE OF FULL APPROPRIATION TO ACQUIRE LESSER AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- APPROPRIATIONS ‑- USE OF FULL APPROPRIATION TO ACQUIRE LESSER AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY Because of the provisions of Article VIII, § 4 (Amendment 11) of the Washington State Constitution, the full amount of $375,000 which was appropriated to the State Parks and Recreation Commission by § 15(14), chapter 338, Laws of 1977, 1st Ex.Sess., ". . . for the acquisition of 124 acres adjacent to Dash Point state park . . ." may not be expended for the purchase of a smaller, 75-acre portion of the larger tract.
AGLO 1977 No. 25 >  June 22, 1977
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION - COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS - RESERVATION OF MINERAL RIGHTS IN FORMER STATE PARK LANDS
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS ‑- RESERVATION OF MINERAL RIGHTS IN FORMER STATE PARK LANDS Where, in disposing of land no longer needed for park purposes under RCW 43.51.210, the state parks and recreation commission reserves mineral rights in that land, the mineral rights thus reserved become subject to administration by the state department of natural resources under the provisions of RCW 79.01.612 unless those mineral rights have themselves been reserved for some specific and legitimate park purpose.
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