Public Disclosure Commission
711 Capitol Way, Room 206 
Olympia, Washington 98504

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Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington

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

COVID 19 update: July 23 Public Disclosure Commission Meeting will be streamed live at Commission members and staff will join the meeting remotely.

Public comments can be submitted online at SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT

Public Comment period is at 9:30 a.m. To provide public comment via conference line during this time please call 1-360-522-2372 prior to the start of the meeting to obtain information on how to participate.

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


9:30 AM Convene and Commission Chair Opening Comments and Public Comment Period
10:00 AM Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • June 25, 2020 Regular Meeting
10:05 AM Budget Update
10:15 AM Enforcement Hearing
  • Steve Hall, former City Manager for the City of Olympia, PDC Case 59039, involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by authorizing the use of City of Olympia resources to produce and distribute a mailer providing information urging a "no vote" on Initiative 976 in 2019.
11:15 AM Discussion and Possible Commission Action on Online Availability of Legislative Staff F-1 Reports
11:45 AM Rulemaking, Interpretations and Legislation
  • Possible adoption of revisions to Interpretation 07-02(DRAFT) (Political Committee – Primary Purpose Test)
12:00 PM Break/Executive Session

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

1:00 PM Reporting Modification Requests


Kelly Wicker – Professional Staff, Office of the Governor WAC 390-28-100(1)(d)

Arthur Coday, State Senator, Legislative Dist 01, WA State Senate WAC 390-28-100(1)(d) & WAC 390-28-100(1)(e)


Kevin Ranker – Charter Review Commissioner, San Juan County WAC 390-28-100(1)(d) & WAC 390-28-100(1)(b)

Douglas Shae – County Prosecutor, Chelan County WAC 390-28-100(1)(b)

2:30 PM Enforcement Updates
  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions
2:45 PM Management Team Updates

I. Management Team Updates

  • Executive Director Update | Peter Lavallee, Executive Director
    • Audit Program Update
  • Deputy Director Update | BG Sandahl, Deputy Director
  • Communications, Outreach and Filer Assistance update | Kim Bradford, Director of Communications and Outreach
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer

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

Meeting Summary
Meeting Minutes