Case #8911
Respondent name: Patrick McElligot
Complainant name: Ronald Scholz

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.

Disposition: Violation Found by Commission (Resolved 03/14/2018)
Date opened: 10/17/2016
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.235, RCW 42.17A.240, RCW 42.17A.245

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