Kennewick Public Facilities District (2): Alleged violations of RCW 42.17A.555 for misuse of public facilities to support ballot proposition for the Link Entertainment Center (EY 17; Oct 17)

Case

#26814

Respondent

Kennewick Public Facilities District Officials (Barbara Johnson, John Neill, Ron Hue, Renee Brooks, and Calvin Dudney)

Complainant

Victor Epperly

Description

Note: For penalty information, go to Kennewick Public Facilities District, PDC Case 28028 

  • Allegation One: Violation of RCW 42.17A.555 for production of a mailer in support of ballot proposition.
     
  • Allegation Two: Violation of RCW 42.17A.555 for use of public facilities to operate TheLinkTC in support of ballot proposition.
     
  • Allegation Three: Violation of RCW 42.17A.555 for sharing of media resources with the Citizens for the Link Entertainment Center political committee.
     

Disposition

Violation Found by Commission

Date Opened

October 30, 2017

Areas of Law

RCW 42.17A.555

Penalties

Total penalties: $10,000

Balance Due: 0

Calvin Dudney

Penalty
$2,000 (Penalty for violation of RCW 42.17A.555)
Suspended
$1,000 (Pay penalty within 30 days of Final Order; No violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 within four years of Final Order)
Payments
$1,000 on 05/06/2021 (PAID)

Barbara Johnson

Penalty
$2,000 (Penalty for violation of RCW 42.17A.555)
Suspended
$1,000 (Payment of penalty within 30 days of Final Order; No violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 within four years of Final Order.)
Payments
$1,000 on 05/06/2021 (PAID)

Ron Hue

Penalty
$2,000 (Penalty for violation of RCW 42.17A.555)
Suspended
$1,000 (Payment of penalty within 30 days of Final Order; No violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 within four years of Final Order)
Payments
$1,000 on 05/06/2021 (PAID)

Renee Brooks

Penalty
$2,000 (Penalty for violation of RCW 42.17A.555)
Suspended
$1,000 (Payment of penalty within 30 days of Final Order; No violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 within four years of Final Order.)
Payments
$1,000 on 05/06/2021 (PAID)

John Neill

Penalty
$2,000 (Penalty for Violation of RCW 42.17A.555)
Suspended
$1,000 (Payment of penalty within 30 days of Final Order; No violations of RCW 42.17A or WAC 390 within four years of Final Order)
Payments
$1,000 on 05/06/2021 (PAID)

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