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The Public Facilities District a NO SHOW for public inspection of books

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 28, 2023—The Lynnwood Times ongoing investigation into the Public Facilities District Board’s alleged unlawful attempt to remove fellow Board member Vivian Dong and allegations of discrimination. The Lynnwood Times notified the PFD Board on Sunday that it will be exercising its right to inspect the Books and Records of the District in accordance with Article XI of its Bylaws.

This was our second attempt to inspect the Books and Records, which according to Article VII Section 3, “The District shall keep appropriate and complete” and according to Article XI, “at its principal office.” The District’s Executive Director Janet Pope informed the Lynnwood Times that the “Lynnwood Public Facilities district will not be able to meet your request for a meeting” for a Tuesday, July 25, inspection. The PFD failed to respond to our request for a 12 p.m. Thursday, July 28, inspection.

Editor’s Note: 5:55 p.m., July 28, Janet Pope informed the Lynnwood Times that she was not included on the email sent at 3:19 p.m. on Monday July 24, that included all members of the PFD Board to inspect the books on July 28, 2023. Ms. Pope and the Board Chair, Mike Miller, were sitting 5 to 10 feet in the City Council meeting on Monday evening, July 24, from Mario Lotmore when he announced that a request was made by him to inspect the books for Thursday, July 28th – see link here https://lynnwoodwa.v3.swagit.com/videos/267660?ts=1806.

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