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Meeting Agenda



Thursday, January 9, 2003
Council Committee Room
202 C Street, 12th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

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 5:15 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.


Item 1. Conference with Legal Counsel.

Anticipated Litigation. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c). (4 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.



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 December 11, 2002.

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. Ad-Hoc Audit Subcommittee.

Discussion and possible action regarding the Proposed Audit Procedures.

Item 10. Determination of Audits for Calendar Year 2003.

Discussion and possible action regarding the determination audits to be performed for calendar year 2003.

Item 11. Amendments to the Investigative and Enforcement Procedures.

Potential action on amendments to investigative and enforcement procedures to implement changes necessitated by the Audit Manual and for general clean-up purposes.

Item 12. 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 City Clerk (619/533-4000-voice or 619/236-7012-TT) at least five working days prior to the meeting to ensure availability. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available from the City Clerk's 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.