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Lower Columbia College's Rules Coordinator oversees the College's rule-making process, including the review, creation, amendment, and repeal of Washington Administrative Code rules (Title 132M WAC).

In carrying out this function, the coordinator works with the College division promulgating the rule for final adoption. In addition, the officer maintains the College rule-making docket; plans and facilitates public hearings; produces the required legal notices for the press; and publishes the WAC chapters on this web page.

This web page provides information about current rule-making activity and recently proposed changes by Lower Columbia College. If you have questions regarding the rule-making process, you may email the Rules Coordinator at rulemaking@lowercolumbia.edu or call (360) 442-2100.

Below are LCC rules currently undergoing rule-making and LCC rules proposed for comment.

Proposed Rule-making Proposals

Proposed Rule-making - January 2018:

Lower Columbia College filed a pre-proposal statement of inquiry to update Chapter 132M-110, Public Records Disclosure policy, with changes recently enacted through state legislature, and to make corrections that reflect the new fee schedule, new definitions, request procedure, clarification when a request is unclear, and current statute citatation.

Lower Columbia College filed notice of proposed rule-making to update Title 132M-110 WAC Public Records Disclosure Policy. 

Public Comment and Hearing

Lower Columbia College will accept written, electronic, facsimile and telephonic comments on the proposals through May 9, 2018. Please contact:

Linda Clark, Rules Coordinator
1600 Maple Street
P.O. Box 1600
Longview, WA 98632

(360) 442-2100
(360) 442-2129 (Facsimile)
(800) 833-6388 (TTY)
rulemaking@lowercolumbia.edu

Lower Columbia College will provide an opportunity for oral comment to be received in a public, recorded rule-making hearing on May 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at Lower Columbia College, 1600 Maple Street (Administration Building – Heritage Room 100), Longview, WA 98632. The hearing will be conducted to afford interested persons the opportunity to present comments individually. Time limits will be placed on individual comments and the comments must relate to the matter at hand.

Proposed Rule-making - February 2018

Lower Columbia College filed a pre-proposal statement of inquiry to repeal WAC 132M-136 and replace it with new WAC sections Title 132M139 – Facility Use for First Amendment Activities, and 132M-141 Facility Use for Other than First Amendment Activities.

Lower Columbia filed notice of proposed rule-making to repeal WAC 132M-136 and replace it with new WAC sections Title 132M-139 Facility Use for First Amendment Activities, and 132M-141 Facility Use for Other than First Amendment Activities.

 

Public Comment and Hearing

Lower Columbia College will accept written, electronic, facsimile and telephonic comments on the proposals through August 15, 2018. Please contact:

Linda Clark, Rules Coordinator
1600 Maple Street
P.O. Box 1600
Longview, WA 98632

(360) 442-2100
(360) 442-2129 (Facsimile)
(800) 833-6388 (TTY)
rulemaking@lowercolumbia.edu

Lower Columbia College will provide an opportunity for oral comment to be received in a public, recorded rule-making hearing on August 22, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Lower Columbia College, 1600 Maple Street (Administration Building – Heritage Room 100), Longview, WA 98632. The hearing will be conducted to afford interested persons the opportunity to present comments individually. Time limits will be placed on individual comments and the comments must relate to the matter at hand.


Public Records Contacts

Hours: M-TH 9 am - 4 pm, excluding legal holidays and other college closures.

Public Records Officer

  Nolan Wheeler, VP of Administration

  Administration Building, Rm 203

  (360) 442-2201       Fax: (360) 442-2201
  nwheeler@lowercolumbia.edu

Media

  Wendy Hall, Vice President, Effectiveness & College Relations

  (360) 442-2491
  whall@lowercolumbia.edu

Research/Statistics

  Wendy Hall, Vice President, Effectiveness & College Relations

  (360) 442-2491
  whall@lowercolumbia.edu

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