The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint Glen Morgan filed on September 20, 2019. The complaint alleged that Jimmy Matta (Respondent), a current City Council Member for the City of Burien may have violated RCW 42.17A.700, .710 for failure to report accurate and complete information on Personal Financial Affairs Statement reports (F-1 reports).
PDC staff reviewed the allegations; the applicable statutes, rules, and reporting requirements; the responses provided by the Respondent and the applicable PDC reports filed by the Respondent to determine whether the record supports a finding of one or more violations.
F-1 reports, including all affiliations, customers, assets and obligations for themselves, their partner or spouse and any qualifying dependents.
Based on our findings staff has determined that, in this instance, failure to report accurate and complete information on the Personal Financial Affairs Statements does not amount to a violation that warrants further investigation.
PDC staff is reminding Jimmy Matta about the importance of the importance of complete and accurate disclosure on Personal Financial Affairs Statement reports and complete and accurate disclosure on all future PDC reports in accordance with the statutes and rules.
Based on this information, the PDC finds that no further action is warranted and has dismissed this matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).Disposition: Case Closed with Reminder (Resolved 11/15/2019)