Fire 6 penalized in records case
March 10, 2022
Mason County Superior Court penalized Fire District 6 $94,300 on Monday for violating the state’s Public Records Act.
Judge Amber Finlay reviewed the courts findings, saying this was “a challenging case for a variety of factors.” Finlay said the court is concerned because the court found negligence due to altering records. Finlay said agencies need to be transparent.
The penalty of $94,300 comes from the tax base multiplied by $50.
Jeffrey Brittig was the plaintiff in the case against Mason County Fire District 6 and filed his lawsuit against the fire district in April 2020. Accor...