Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:30am

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

Note that this agenda is subject to change. Please check the PDC website for the current version.


WASHINGTON STATE

Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.


COVID 19 update: May 28, 2020, Public Disclosure Commission Meeting will be streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/user/WASTPDC/live. Commission members and staff will join the meeting remotely.

Public Comment period is at 9:30 AM. To provide public comment during this time please call 1-360-558-3100 prior to the start of the meeting to obtain information on how to participate.

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than the time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

 

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Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM Convene and Commission Chair Opening Comments and Public Comment Period
9:35 AM Approval of Meeting Minutes

  • April 23 Regular Meeting
  • May 21 Special Meeting
9:40 AM Discussion And Possible Commission Action Regarding Financial Affairs Disclosure Online Availability
10:10 AM Budget Update
11:00 AM Management Team Updates

  • Executive Director Update | Peter Lavallee, Executive Director
    • Strategic Plan Update
    • Annual Review of Penalty Schedule
  • Communications, Outreach, and Filer Assistance update |Kim Bradford, Director of Communications and Outreach
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer
11:15 AM Enforcement Updates

  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions 
11:30 AM Request for Reconsideration Hearing

The Washington Chapter of the National Utilities Contractors Association, a lobbyist employer, was found to have violated RCW 42.17A.630 for failure to timely file Lobbyist Employer’s Annual Expense report with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) disclosing lobbying activities in the calendar year 2018, no later than February 28, 2019, during a Brief Enforcement Hearing held on February 28, 2020, where an order imposing a $250 penalty was entered, which the Washington Chapter of the National Utilities Contractors Association now requests the Commission reconsiders.

11:45 AM Enforcement

Our Olympic Communities Enterprise Washington, PDC Case 47998, involving alleged violations of RCW 42.17A.305 by failing to timely file reports of electioneering communications (PDC Form C-6), totaling $75,669, filed between 149 and 166 days late.

12:15 PM Break and 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, and possible 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 Reporting Modification Requests

New

Michael Connors - School Director, Kennewick SD 017 WAC 390-28-100(1)(b)

David Wyman – Fire Commissioner, Cowlitz Fire Protection District 05 WAC 390-28-100(1)(d)

Timothy Fitzgerald – County Clerk, Spokane County WAC 390-28-100(1)(d)

Jeremy Kirk - School Director, Kelso SD 458 WAC 390-28-100(1)(d)

 

Renewal

Kelli Curtis – City Council, City of Kirkland WAC 390-28-100(1)(e)(iv)

Steven Hill – Regent/Trustee, Seattle Colleges WAC 390-28-100(1)(b)

Lisa Janicki - County Commissioner, Skagit County & State Board/Commission Member, Forest Practices Board - DNR WAC 390-28-100(1)(e)(iv)

3:00 PM Briefing on Modification Policy
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: