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UPDATE – Enterprise Services to divvy up $4M from Ricoh’s reimbursement for office-copier overcharges; King Co. to receive $736,000

Updated to add list of the top 10 recipients of payouts.

About 260 state and local government agencies and nonprofits soon will get their share of a $4 million pay out by Ricoh Americas Group to settle liability for overcharges by its subsidiary IKON Office Solutions, the state Department of Enterprise Services announced Thursday.

The biggest recipient of a windfall is King County, which is scheduled to get $736,000 when the payouts are made May 15, DES spokesman Jim Erskine said in a news release. No. 2 is the state mega-agency, Department of Social and Health Services.

“Settlement amounts for

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Agency director Joyce Turner tells Enterprise Service workers she’s leaving

Joyce Turner, the first and only director of the state’s Department of Enterprise Services, is headed out the door. Turner told agency workers in an email message on Wednesday she has submitted a resignation letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, whose spokeswoman said Turner was had been under consideration to stay on.

The agency is Washington’s newest, formed in fall 2011 in a merger of five state agencies into three, and Turner reported last December the merger was saving the state money. DES has about 870 full-time equivalent employees, according to the state’s budget web site,

DES provides

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