Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 9:30am

Washington State 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.


COVID 19 update: The 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 can be submitted online at: SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT

The Public Comment period is at 9:30 a.m. To provide public comment remotely during the comment period please call 1-360-522-0670 prior to the start of the meeting to obtain information on how to participate.

Note: that materials related to the public comment portion must be submitted by Tuesday, October 26th at 5 P.M. to allow for distribution to the Commission and staff for review.

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.

 

MEETING VIDEO

Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM Commission Chair Jarrett Opening Comments and Public Comment Period
9:45 AM Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes

  • September 23, 2021
  • October 12, 2021
10:00 AM Budget Update
10:45 AM Update on Recent National Campaign Finance Case Law
11:00 AM Strategic Plan Update and Discussion

Discussion and Possible Adjustment of Strategic Plan.

  • Audits – Commissioner Isserlis; Kurt Young, Compliance Officer; and Erick Agina, Compliance Officer 
  • Enforcement Process Map – Commissioner Downing and Alice Fiman, Compliance Officer 
  • Campaign Reporting Modernization – Commissioner Jarrett and James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer 
  • Digital Political Advertising Disclosure – Commissioner Fred Jarrett; Sean Flynn, General Counsel; and Kim Bradford, Deputy Director 
  • Training Program Expansion – Commissioner Hayward and Chip Beatty, Customer Service and Outreach Director 
11:15 AM Web Demonstration
11:30 AM Management Team Updates

  • Executive Director Update | Peter Frey Lavallee, Executive Director
  • Deputy Director Update | Kim Bradford, Deputy Director
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer
  • Customer Service and Filer Assistance update| Chip Beatty, Customer Service and Outreach Director
11:45 AM Enforcement Updates

  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints 
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions 
12:00 PM Break/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 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 F-1 and C-1 Enforcement

  • PDC Case 95222 – William “Beau” Burkett, a candidate for Mayor of City of Buckley. PDC staff is alleging that the respondent violated RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) disclosing financial information for the previous 12 months, and RCW 42.17A.205 for failing to file a Campaign Registration (C-1 report). Both reports were due no later than June 4, 2021.
  • PDC Case 95396 – Ronnie Little, an incumbent Fire Commissioner for King County Fire Protection District #40 running for re-election. PDC staff is alleging that the respondent violated RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) disclosing financial information for calendar year 2020, due no later than April 15, 2021, and RCW 42.17A.205 for failing to file a Campaign Registration (C-1 report), due no later than June 4, 2021.
1:30 PM Enforcement (Reconsiderations)

  • Tyler Fuller PDC Case #95446
  • Marco Gonzales PDC Case #95218
  • Grant Wagner PDC Case #94036
  • Gary Hedger PDC Case #94045
  • Susan (Soosi) Day PDC Case #94230
  • Edgar Ooms PDC Case #95251
  • James Morem PDC Case #94061
  • William Mirand PDC Case #94257
2:30 PM Enforcement (Review)

  • Jean Jones PDC Case #95383
2:45 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.