AGENDA

CITY OF SAN DIEGO
ETHICS COMMISSION

Thursday, February 27, 2003
Council Committee Meeting Room (12th Floor)
202 C Street, San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA 92101

(For information, contact the
Ethics Commission at (619) 533-3476)


NOTE: The public portion of the meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Ethics Commission will meet in Closed Session this evening from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. If Commission closed session business is not completed by 5:30 p.m., Closed Session may be trailed and reconvened after open session.
 

CLOSED MEETING

   
Item 1: Conference with Legal Counsel
   
  Anticipated Litigation. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c) (3 potential matters.) The Ethics Commission may meet in closed session to consider initiating a formal investigation against a person or persons who are alleged to have violated local ethics laws. Should an investigation be authorized, the identity of the person or persons being investigated will be available upon request only if and after a Draft Administrative Complaint is issued. The nature and details of the allegations will be available upon request only if and after a Final Administrative Complaint is issued.
   
Item 2: Conference with Legal Counsel
   
  Anticipated Litigation. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c). (3 potential matters.) The Ethics Commission may meet in closed session to consider the issuance of a Draft Administrative Complaint, Dismissal, or Settlement of the matter, against a person or persons who are alleged to have violated local ethics laws. Should the filing of a Draft Administrative Complaint be authorized, the identity of the Respondent or Respondents will be available after a Draft Administrative Complaint is issued and the matter is noticed for discussion as pending litigation. The nature and details of the allegations will be available upon request only if and after a Final Administrative Complaint is issued.
   

REGULAR MEETING
Item 1: Call to Order.
   
Item 2: Roll Call.
   
Item 3: Reporting Results of Closed Session.
   
Item 4: Approval of Commission Minutes.
   
  Approval of Commission Minutes of January 11, 2003 and January 23, 2003.
   
Item 5: Non-Agenda Public Comment.
   
Item 6: Commissioner Comment.
   
  This portion of the agenda provides an opportunity for Commissioners to make announcements or comments.

NOTE: The Ethics Commission meeting of Thursday, March 13, 2003, will be a televised Workshop regarding ECCO Reform, at 3:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers.

The next regular meeting of the Ethics Commission will be on Thursday, March 27, 2003, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Committee Room.

The Ethics Commission meeting of Thursday, April 10, 2003, has been adjourned. The next meeting of the Ethics Commission will be on Thursday, April 24, 2003, at 5:00 p.m. in the San Diego City Council Committee Room.

   
Item 7: Executive Director Comment.
   
  This portion of the agenda provides an opportunity for the Executive Director to make announcements or comments.
   
Item 8: Deputy City Attorney Comment.
   
  This portion of the agenda provides an opportunity for the Deputy City Attorney to make announcements or comments.
   
Item 9: Ad-Hoc Audit Subcommittee.
   
  Report by the Ad-hoc Audit subcommittee regarding the approval of Audit Manual.
   
Item 10: Ad-Hoc ECCO Subcommittee.
   
  Report by the Ad-hoc ECCO subcommittee regarding the status of the revisions to the Election Campaign Control Ordinance [ECCO].
   
Item 11: Adjournment.
   
INTERNET ACCESS TO COMMISSION AGENDAS: The Internet address is: http://www.sandiego.gov/ethics.
   
ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: This information will be made available in alternative formats upon request. To request an agenda in an alternative format or to request a sign language or oral interpreter for the meeting, call the Ethics Commission (619/533-3476) at least five working days prior to the meeting to ensure availability. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available from the Ethics Commission Office prior to the meeting, and are to be returned at the end of the meeting.
   
COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS: This portion of the agenda provides an opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission on items of interest within the jurisdiction of the Commission. Comments are limited to no more than three minutes per speaker. Submit requests to speak to the Commission prior to the start of meeting. Pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act, the Commission on any issue brought forth under "Non-Agenda Comment" shall take no discussion or action, other than a referral.