Executive Ethics Board Meeting Agenda

November 17, 2006

 9:00 A.M.




2425 Bristol Ct SW ~ First Floor Conference Room 148 ~ Olympia


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


A)             Preliminary Business—9:00 a.m.

1.            Roll Call

2.            Approval of Agenda

3.            Approval of October 13, 2006 Meeting Minutes

B)             Enforcement Matters---9:05 a.m.

1.            Larry Brookes, EEB Case 03-115

Alleged violation:  RCW 42.52.160, Use of persons, money, or property for private gain and RCW 42.52.070 Special privileges


2.            Arthur Hayward, EEB Case 04-017

Alleged violation:  RCW 42.52.030, Financial interest in transactions, RCW 42.52.070, Special privileges, and RCW 42.52.160, Use of persons, money, or property for private gain.


Lunch Break---12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.


C)             Rule Making---Public Hearing and Possible Adoption---12:30 p.m.

1.            Amend WAC 292-100-007 Definitions

2.            Amend WAC 292-100-045  Executive director’s dismissal of complaints

3.            Amend WAC 292-100-050 Determination on reasonable cause

4.            Amend WAC 292-100-150 Discovery—Production of documents and use at hearing

5.            Amend WAC 292-100-160 Conduct of hearings

D)             Executive Session to discuss the performance of a public employee—2:00 p.m.

E)             Advisory Opinion Requests—2:30 p.m. (may be addressed earlier if time permits)

1.                  Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission---
can employees conduct a private business when residing in state housing?

2.                  Can graduate students from the University of Washington keep vouchers received from an airline for volunteering to be “bumped” from an overbooked flight while on official business?

3.                  Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy---may employees who live a fair distance from their work site stay overnight in the work facility without cost?

F)              Election of Officers

G)             Public Comment/Board Member Comments

H)             Staff Reports (If time permits)

1.                  Executive Director’s  Report

a)     Budget update

b)     Strategic plan update

c)      Website update

d)     Training update

e)     Other

2.                  AAG Report 

3.                  Other Staff Reports

I)                 Executive and/or Closed Session---Board will deliberate, receive and evaluate complaints against state employees and officers


J)              Miscellaneous Matters/Adjournment