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|Record Creator:||Ridgefield Municipal Government, City Council|
These records include Ordinances 1 to 966 of the Ridgefield City Council for meetings from September 14, 1909 through September 27, 2007.
Ordinances passed by the city council are the laws which govern the city and are normally codified into a Municipal Code. Record includes ordinance number, type or legal details and date.
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|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||State Government Archives
Southwest Regional Archives
|Notes||Historical ordinances contained in this collection may have been repealed, superseded, amended, or otherwise had their legal effect altered by subsequent actions of the creating body. Those seeking the current municipal or county laws should refer directly to the appropriate city, town, or county.
|Agency History:||Originally the site of the Chinook village, Cathapotle, Irish immigrant James Carty arrived at the village site in 1839, where he built a log cabin. In 1851, the settlement became known as "Shobert's Landing", but was renamed "Union Ridge" in 1865. In 1890, the town was renamed again to Ridgefield, and was incorporated in 1909. The city is located in Clark County.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Ridgefield City Council, Ordinances, 1909-2007, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|