Ethics Board

Board Overview

The purpose of the Board of Ethics is to issue advisory opinions on ethical issues arising under the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics; to hear inquires or complaints; and to issue finding and recommendations regarding alleged violations of the Code. View the Board of Ethics Handout (PDF).

View the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.

At A Glance

Established byOrdinance O-2014-0039 (PDF)
Number on BoardFive at large board members
Length of Term3 Years
Council LiaisonNone
Regular Meeting TimeQuarterly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 PM
Regular Meeting LocationCity Hall, City Manager's Conference Room

Current Members

Katherine Burgess01/31/201701/31/2020
Gail Harris03/05/201801/31/2021
Roger Haar03/05/201801/31/2021
Laurie Meininger03/05/201801/31/2021
Patricia Hall02/10/201701/31/2020
Dirk Nelsonn/aStaff
Suzanne Sittern/aStaff
Amber Blaken/aStaff

Special Requirements

All members are appointed by the City Council. Membership consists of five (5) at large community members who are appointed by a majority vote of City Council. Council will appoint a minimum of three city residents to serve on the Board. In selecting and appointing the other two members, City Council may appoint non-city residents. Where possible, priority shall be given to city residents. Appointees shall have expertise in ethics acquired through education or experience.