Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:30am

Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

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Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM Convene

  • Public Comment 
  • Meeting Minutes | December 8, 2016 Regular Meeting
9:40 AM Reporting Modification Request

  • Jay J. Manning, Trustee, Eastern Washington University


    Presenter: Jennifer Hansen

10:00 AM Enforcement and Report to Commission

Marc Boldt, PDC Case 1195: PDC staff is alleging that Marc Boldt, a candidate seeking election as Chair of the Clark County Council in 2015, violated the following:

  • RCW 42.17A.235 and 42.17A.240 by failing to timely file Monetary Contributions reports (C-3 reports), and Summary Campaign Contribution and Expenditure reports (C-4 reports) disclosing contribution and expenditure activities undertaken by the campaign, and by failing to maintain campaign records for expenditures that were disclosed on C-4 reports. 

  • RCW 42.17A.220 by failing to timely deposit monetary contributions within five business days of receipt into the campaign bank account. 

  • RCW 42.17A.445 by failing to properly document or to maintain documentation verifying the payment made to Mr. Boldt for lost wages as a result of campaigning.

  •  RCW 42.17A.710 by failing to disclose income received on the Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) filed for all of calendar year 2015


Presenter: Kurt Young

10:30 AM Request for Interpretation

Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (Wayne Barnett, Executive Director) Request for Guidance Concerning the Impact of State Laws and Rules on the Implementation of its Democracy Voucher Program.


Presenters: Penny Allen and Phil Stutzman

Written summary of the discussion - PDC Democracy Voucher Discussion - January 26 2017 Commission Meeting

11:30 AM Break
12:00 PM Executive Session/Working Lunch

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.

1:00 PM Staff Reports

  • Chief Information Officer | James Gutholm
  • Executive Director | Evelyn Fielding Lopez
1:15 PM Legislative Report


Presenter: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

1:30 PM Rule Making Agenda (January 2017-June 2017) Discussion


Presenter: Evelyn Fielding  Lopez

2:00 PM Process Discussion

  • Complaints with Minor or Technical Violations
  • 45-Day Citizen Action Complaints

    Presenter: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

2:20 PM Compliance/Enforcement Report


Presenter: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

2:30 PM Adjourn
Notes: 

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: