On Tuesday night, Cudaback was given a chance to respond to a complaint brought by Councilman Kurt Goering. The complaint was that Cudaback shared information discussed in executive session in an April message she sent to former Monroe School Board Director Debra Kolrud.
The council, behind closed doors Tuesday, discussed Goering's complaint, which also called for Cudaback to be formally censured.
Back in open session, Cudaback said she did not reveal any sensitive information. "I want to sincerely apologize to council if they feel that I have come up to the line or crossed the line. That was clearly not my intent," Cudaback said in a prepared statement.
The council voted 5-0 to accept Cudaback's apology, with Cudaback abstaining and Councilman Tom Williams absent.
Goering said his complaint was not political.
"It is ingrained into us that, as council members, we simply do not talk about executive material," Goering said. "It is imperative to show that we are not crossing the line."
According to state law, city governments may hold executive sessions to discuss pricing of property, potential litigation and evaluate complaints against a public official or employee.
Alejandro Dominguez: 425-339-3422; email@example.com.
More Local News Headlines
Study says Paine Field should be used for business, not museum Judge says molestation trial of former police sergeant can proceed 2 arrested in fatal shooting of teen near Lynnwood 5:48 p.m. Tamper-proof cigarette bins may cut down on litter in downtown Everett Copper-wire theft knocks out power near Cathcart 6:28 p.m. 'The voice of reason': Mill Creek Police Chief Bob Crannell to retire Camano Island Fire and Rescue seeks volunteers; meeting Oct. 13 Arlington man identified as rider in fatal motorcycle crash
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.