Ticket Number: 
8911
Complainant: 
Ronald Scholz
Respondent: 
Patrick McElligot
Created Date: 
October 17, 2016
Status of Investigations: 
Violation Found by Commission
Description: 

The complaint alleges that Patrick McElligot, a candidate for East Pierce Fire Commissioner position 5 in 2011 and 2014, failed to report campaign contributions and expenditures in violation of RCW 42.17A.235 and .240.

 

Based on staff's investigation, a Brief Enforcement Hearing was scheduled for February 16, 2018.  At the Brief Enforcement Hearing, the Presiding Officer accepted the signed Stipulation as to Facts, Violations and Penalty between Mr. McElligott and PDC staff, that included violations of RCW 42.17A.235, .240, and .245, and a $500 civil penalty, of which $250 is suspended based on the following conditions: (1) Mr. McElligott commits no further violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 for four years from the date of the Order; (2) the $250 non-suspended portion of the penalty is paid within 30 days from the date of the Order; and (3) Mr. McElligott is in compliance with the PDC reporting requirements.

Penalty Amount: 
$500.00
Penalty Amt. Suspended: 
$250.00
Penalty Amt. Reinstated: 
$0.00
Penalty Description / Notes(s): 
Paid $250 Mar 13 2018 $500 civil penalty, of which $250 is suspended based on:(1)no further violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 are committed for four years from the date of the Order; (2) the $250 non-suspended portion of the penalty is paid within 30 days from the Order date; and (3)being in compliance with the PDC reporting requirements.
Penalty Payment(s): 
Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Amount: 
$250.00