Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:30am

Public Disclosure Commission
711 Capitol Way, Room 206 
Olympia, Washington 98504

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Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM Convene and Public Comment
9:40 AM Approval of Meeting Minutes, Review of 2019 Commission Meeting Calendar and Recurring Calendar

  • Meeting Minutes
    • October 25, 2018 Regular Meeting
    • November 29, 2018 Special Meeting
  • 2019 Meeting Dates
  • Recurring Calendar Review
9:50 AM Legislative Update | BG Sandahl, Deputy Director and Sean Flynn General Counsel

  • Consideration and Possible Adoption of Agency-Request Legislation
  • Discussion of Other Legislative Bills Relevant to PDC
11:00 AM Interpretations | BG Sandahl. Deputy Director

Consideration and Possible Adoption of Interpretations

  1. 12-01 In-Kind Loans, Pledges, and Disclosure of Contributions on 21- and 7-Day Pre-Election Reports (current Interpretation for comparison)
  2. 00-02 Guidelines for Contributions Made Over the Internet, Via 1-900 Telephone Numbers, and Using Other Technologies Such as Text Messages (current Interpretation for comparison)  
11:45 AM Group Enforcement Hearing | Fox Blackhorn-Delph, Compliance Coordinator

Reconsideration:

On September 24, 2018, Ashley Stubbs, a former Professional Staff for The Washington State House of Representatives, was found in violation of RCW 42.17A.700 for failing to timely file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) due no later than April 16, 2018, disclosing financial activities for calendar year 2017. At that hearing, a $250 penalty was assessed, which Ashley Stubbs requests be reconsidered by the full Public Disclosure Commission.

On September 24, 2018, Logan Livingston, a former City Councilmember for the City of Hoquiam, was found in violation of RCW 42.17A.700 for failing to timely file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) due no later than April 16, 2018, disclosing financial activities for calendar year 2017. At that hearing, a $1,000 penalty was assessed, which Logan Livingston requests be reconsidered by the full Public Disclosure Commission.

12:00 PM Executive Session

Discussion of matters allowed in executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, including but not limited to, discussion of enforcement matters and pending and potential litigation with legal counsel.  Possible action regarding pending litigation, or other matters properly discussed during executive session, will be taken following the executive session.

 

 

1:00 PM Management Team Updates

  • Executive Director | Peter Lavallee, Executive Director
  • Communications, Outreach and Filer Assistance update | Kim Bradford, Director of Communications and Outreach
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Technology Officer
  • Process Improvement Spotlight-Compliance Team Training | Kurt Young, Compliance Officer and Fox Blackhorn-Delph, Compliance Coordinator
1:30 PM Annual Report | Kim Bradford, Communications and Outreach Director

  • Commission Review and Possible Approval of FY18 Annual Report
1:45 PM Case Tracking System Demonstration | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer
2:00 PM Enforcement and Compliance Update | Kurt Young, Compliance Officer

  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions
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.