AGENDA

CITY OF SAN DIEGO
ETHICS COMMISSION

Thursday, July 24, 2003
Council Committee Meeting Room (12th Floor)
202 C Street, San Diego, CA

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


NOTE: The public portion of the meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. The Ethics Commission will meet in Closed Session following the public portion of the meeting.
 

REGULAR MEETING
Item 1: Call to Order.
   
Item 2: Roll Call.
   
Item 3: Swearing-in of New Commissioners.
   
Item 4: Approval of Commission Minutes.
   
  Approval of Commission Minutes of June 12, 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.
   
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: Revisions to Audit Manual.
   
  Review of minor modifications to the Audit Manual for referral to Rules Committee.
   
Item 10: Ad-Hoc Municipal Lobbying Ordinance Subcommittee.
   
  Discussion and possible action regarding the selection of an ad-hoc Lobbying Ordinance Subcommittee.
   
Item 11: Election of Chair and Vice Chair.
   
Item 12: Adjournment.
   

CLOSED SESSION

   
Item 1: Conference with Legal Counsel
   
  Anticipated Litigation. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c) (1 potential matter.) 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). (2 potential matters.) The Ethics Commission may meet in closed session to consider the settlement, dismissal, status of investigation, or issuance of a subpoena or Draft Administrative Complaint, with regard to an enforcement action against a person or persons alleged to have violated local governmental 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.
   
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.