Regular Commission Meeting

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 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 | Commissioner Comments/Concerns | Minutes

Approval of special meeting minutes of May 22, 2013

Presenter - Chair Ranade

9:35 AM - IV. Interpretations


Evolving Technology and Campaigns (continued)

Possible approval of amendments to:

95-05 Fundraising through 900 telephone numbers/ 00-02 Guidelines for Internet contributions

07-04 Campaign activities on the Internet

Presenter - Lori Anderson

10:10 AM - VI. Informational
10:15 AM - VII. Legislative/Budget


  • 2013 Special Sessions update
  • 2013-15 Budget Allotment Process and Schedule Instructions
  • Initial review of possible 2014 agency-request legislation


Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

10:30 AM - Break
10:40 AM - VIII. Retreat Planning Discussion (Continued)

Presenters - Andrea McNamara Doyle

11:00 AM - IX. Executive Director Evaluation Process

Presenter - Chair Ranade

11:15 AM - X. Reporting Modifications

Renewals with no change


  • Amit Ranade, Member, Public Disclosure Commission
  • Heather Shadko, City Council candidate, City of Puyallup
  • Benson Wong, City Council candidate, City of Mercer Island

Presenter - Jennifer Hansen

11:30 AM - XI. Staff Reports

  • Executive Director
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • General Counsel

Presenters - Andrea McNamara Doyle; Michael Smith; Nancy Krier

12:00 PM - Executive Session/Working Lunch


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


1:00 PM - XII. Enforcement

North Central Affordable Housing CouncilCase No. 13-029, involving alleged violations of:

  • RCW 42.17A.235 and .240 by failing to timely file multiple Cash Receipts Monetary Contributions reports (C-3 reports) and Campaign Summary Receipts and Expenditures reports (C-4 report) disclosing contribution and expenditure activities undertaken during the 2012 election;
  • RCW 42.17A.305 by failing to timely file an Electioneering Communication report (C-6 report) disclosing newspaper and radio electioneering communications identifying two candidates for Douglas County Commissioner in the November 6, 2012 general election;
  • RCW 42.17A.260 by failing to timely file an Independent Expenditure report (C-6 report) disclosing independent telephone and yard sign political advertising expenditures supporting two candidates for Douglas County Commissioner in the November 6, 2012 general election; and
  • RCW 42.17.080 and RCW 42.17.090 by failing to timely file multiple C-3 and C-4 reports disclosing contribution and expenditure activities undertaken from the 2008 election through the 2010 election.

Presenter - Phil Stutzman

1:20 PM - XIII. Election of Officers

Presenter - Chair Ranade

1:30 PM - Adjourn

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: