Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

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Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

9:30 AM Convene
  • Introduction of New Commissioner
  • Public Comment
9:35 AM Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • December 7, 2017 Regular Meeting
9:40 AM Rules
10:00 AM Enforcement Hearing

John & Laurie Knutsen, PDC Case 24298, involving alleged violations during the 2017 Puyallup City Council elections of RCW 42.17A.305 by failing to timely file a C-6 special report disclosing an electioneering communication, and RCW 42.17A.320 by failing to include sponsor identification on an electioneering communication that was also political advertising.

Chad Standifer, AAG and Phil Stutzman, Compliance Officer

11:30 AM Compliance and Enforcement Update
  • Open complaints
  • Completed investigations and alternative resolutions
  • Status of enforcement litigation

    Kurt Young, Compliance Officer

1:00 PM Executive Director and Deputy Director Updates
  • Discussion of proposed legislation affecting the PDC and possible Commission action
  • Strategic Plan

Peter Lavallee, Executive Director and BG Sandahl, Deputy Director

12:00 PM Executive Session

Discussion of matters allowed in executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, including but not limited to discussion of enforcement matters, pending and potential litigation with legal counsel. Possible action regarding pending litigation, or other matters properly discussed during executive session, will be taken following the executive session.

1:30 PM Information Technology Report

Jim Coleman, ITS5

1:45 PM Communications and Outreach Report
  • Annual Report
  • Process Improvement Highlight - Training (Skype)

    Kim Bradford, Communications and Outreach Director


The Commission may deliberate in closed session on any enforcement matter on this agenda, or any matters listed in RCW 42.30.140.

Meeting Minutes