To secure and maintain financial disclosure and affiliation statements from those persons required to file such a statement; to develop and recommend to the city council a code of ethics applicable to public officials; to evaluate, make findings of fact and issue advisory opinions for the city council on questions of possible unethical conduct or conflict of interest. When the possible unethical conduct or conflict of interest concerns the prohibited political activities or gift ban provisions of this chapter, the board may recommend to the city council that the matter be referred to the law department for appropriate action pursuant to 5 Illinois Compiled Statutes 430/1-1 et seq. Such deliberations may be initiated by the board or upon request, given due cause; to consider related issues in addition to references from the city council, and to develop rules and procedures to govern its own conduct of business.
The Board of Ethics shall report to the rules committee of the city council, as needed, or at least annually. (20-0-78) (2-0-81) (1-O-86) (92-O-89) (29-O-07)
# OF MEMBERS: Five (5) members appointed by the Mayor.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be an Evanston resident or employed in Evanston.
TERM: Three (3) year terms. Members may serve no more than two (2) terms.
MEETING DATE: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
PLACE: Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center – Room 2403
REPORTS TO: Rules Committee
|Jennifer Billingsley (Chair)
|| July 14, 2020*
| April 10, 2020
| Vincent Thomas (Sergeant in Arms))
|| April 10, 2020
|| April 23, 2020
|| July 30, 2021
||Hugh DuBose, Assistant City Attorney
PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS:
City Code - Title 1, Chapter 10
If you would like to send a letter to the Board of Ethics, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email will be automatically forwarded to all members of the Board of Ethics. For complaints, please use the inquiry/complaint link above
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