Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:30am

Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capital Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

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.

Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM - I. Citizen Comments/Concerns

Presenter - Vice Chair Asay

9:30 AM - II. Commissioner Comments/Concerns

Presenter - Vice Chair Asay

9:30 AM - III. Minutes

Approval of:

·       Regular meeting minutes of September 25, 2014

Presenter - Vice Chair Asay

9:35 AM - IV. Enforcement

  1. Tom Albro, Port of Seattle, Case No. 14-006 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using and authorizing the use of Port of Seattle facilities to play recorded audio messages featuring incumbent port commissioners Tom Albro, Stephanie Bowman, John Creighton, and Courtney Gregoire over the public address system at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between April and October of 2013, and in so doing, assisting the commissioners’ campaigns for election or reelection in 2013.
  2. John Creighton, Port of Seattle, Case No. 15-032 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using Port of Seattle facilities to play a recorded audio message featuring incumbent port commissioner John Creighton over the public address system at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between May and October of 2013, and in so doing, assisting his campaign for election or reelection in 2013.
  3. Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle, Case No. 15-033 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using Port of Seattle facilities to play a recorded audio message featuring incumbent port commissioner Courtney Gregoire over the public address system at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between April and October of 2013, and in so doing, assisting her campaign for election or reelection in 2013.
  4. Stephanie Bowman, Port of Seattle, Case No. 15-034 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using Port of Seattle facilities to play a recorded audio message featuring incumbent port commissioner Stephanie Bowman over the public address system at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between May and October of 2013, and in so doing, assisting her campaign for election or reelection in 2013.
  5. Mark McCrady, Former Cowlitz PUD Commissioner, Case No. 13-022 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using the facilities of Cowlitz PUD to assist his 2012 reelection campaign in the November 6, 2012 general election by: (a) using and authorizing the use of Cowlitz PUD facilities (staff time, camera, vehicles, and other facilities) for a photo shoot that occurred in May of 2012; and (b) using or authorizing the use of Cowlitz PUD facilities (staff time, computers, and other facilities) to prepare a briefing document in September 2012 for McCrady’s use during local newspaper editorial board interviews.
  6. Brian Skeahan, Former Cowlitz PUD General Manager, Case No. 15-039 involving an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.555 by using the facilities of Cowlitz PUD to assist the 2012 reelection campaign of Mark McCrady in the November 6, 2012 general election by: (a) authorizing the use of Cowlitz PUD facilities (staff time, camera, vehicles, and other facilities) for a photo shoot that occurred in May of 2012 ; and (b) using or authorizing the use of Cowlitz PUD facilities (staff time, computers, and other facilities) to prepare a briefing document in September 2012 for McCrady’s use during local newspaper editorial board interviews.

Presenter - PDC Staff

12:00 PM - Executive Session/Working Lunch

Discussion of pending and potential litigation with legal counsel.  Possible action regarding pending litigation following the executive session.

1:00 PM - V. Legislative/Budget Report

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

1:10 PM - VI. Compliance Manual Update

Presenter - Tony Perkins

1:25 PM - VII. Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

  • Progress Report
  • Performance Measures

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

1:45 PM - VIII. Staff Reports

  • Executive Director
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Communications and Outreach

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle, James Gutholm, Phil Stutzman, Lori Anderson

2:00 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: