Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

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9:30 AM - Public Comment
11:30 AM - Possible 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, 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.

12:00 p.m. Lunch
9:35 a.m. - Meeting Minutes
  • June 23, 2016 Regular Meeting
  • July 8, 2016 Special Meeting
10:00 a.m. - Work Session
  • Legislative and Rule Planning
1:00 p.m. - Enforcement

PDC Case 14-016 | 35th Legislative District Republican Central Committee/Josiah Rowell/Fiona Klaus – a. 35th Legislative District Republican Central Committee violated: (1) RCW 42.17A.435 by concealing a contribution for $5,000 from Ms. Fiona Klaus to Mr. Josiah Rowell; and (2) RCW 42.17A.270 by failing to appropriately process and report an earmarked contribution. b. Josiah Rowell violated: (1) RCW 42.17A.240 by failing to report a contribution from Ms. Klaus to Mr. Rowell’s campaign; (2) RCW 42.17A.405 by accepting an over-limit contribution of $5,000 from Ms. Klaus, Mr. Rowell’s mother-in-law; and (3) WAC 360-16-308 by failing to identify the actual source of funds from which the contribution was made to the Rowell Campaign. c. Fiona Klaus violated RCW 42.17A.405 and WAC 390-05-400 by making a contribution earmarked for her son-in-law, Mr. Josiah Rowell, a candidate for State Representative for the 35th Legislative District in the 2014 election, which was above the contribution limits for a candidate for a state legislative office.

Presenter: Chad Standifer

9:40 a.m.- Staff Reports
  • Executive Director Evelyn Fielding Lopez
  • Compliance
  • Chief Technology Officer James Gutholm
  • Customer Service Lori Anderson
3:00 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