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City of Kirkland; Whaylen, Amy; Triplett, Kurt - Alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 using city facilities for political activity (Nov 2015)
Case #1342 Respondent name:
Amy Whaylen, Mayor, Kurt Triplett, City Manager
Nicole and Kenneth MacKenzie
The complaint alleges that City of Kirkland Officials violated RCW 42.17A.555 by using city facilities and resources to support a ballot measure for a new aquatics center.
Specifically, the complaint alleged that the City of Kirkland produced information for the Aquatics Recreation Community center (ARC) that supported the ballot measure. Those activities included producing a flyer and posting information on the city webpage with language that said 'play', 'swim', 'get fit', 'create' and 'celebrate', which supported the measure.
Case Closed with No Evidence of Violations (Resolved 04/13/2016)
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