Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

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9:30 a.m. Convene | Public Comment| Meeting Minutes | Proposed 2017 Meeting Dates
  • Public Comment | Commission Chair Anne Levinson
  • Meeting Minutes | Commission Chair Anne Levinson
    • October 19, 2016 Special meeting
    • October 27, 2016 Regular meeting
    • November 02, 2016 Special meeting
  • 2017 Regular Commission Meeting Dates | Commission Chair Anne Levinson

Proposed dates for 2017

9:40 a.m. Reporting Modification Request

Jay J. Manning, Trustee, Eastern Washington University | Jennifer Hansen

9:50 a.m. Rules | Public Hearing and Possible Adoption
10:40 a.m. Enforcement and Report to Commission

Presenter: Phil Stutzman

Jack Louws, Whatcom County Executive; Bill Elfo, Whatcom County Sheriff; and David McEachran, Whatcom County Prosecutor, Case 1122, involving alleged violations of RCW 42.17A.555 by using and authorizing the use of Whatcom County facilities to promote Proposition 2015-1, a ballot measure on the November 3, 2015 ballot asking voters for funds to construct and operate a new jail facility, and by assisting the 2015 re-election campaigns of Executive Louws and Sheriff Elfo.

11:30 a.m. Staff Reports
  • Executive Director | Evelyn Fielding Lopez
  • Compliance | Evelyn Fielding Lopez
  • Chief Information Officer | James Gutholm
1:00 p.m. Enforcement

Presenter: Kurt Young

Ann Rivers: PDC Case 15-94: Staff is alleging that Ann Rivers, an incumbent State Senator from the 18th Legislative District and a candidate seeking re-election to that office in 2016, violated RCW 42.17A.235 and .240 by: (1) Failing to timely file Monetary Contribution reports (C-3 reports) and Campaign Summary Contribution and Expenditure reports (C-4 reports) disclosing contribution and expenditure activities undertaken for the 2016 election cycle; and (2) Inaccurately filing C-4 reports that over-reported the total Contributions and Cash on hand balances on C-4 reports filed by the Friends of Ann River by more than $182,000.

1:30 p.m. Adjourn

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