Board of ethics

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

Specifications
Details
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

Name
Appointed
ExpiresTerm #
Katherine Burgess, ChairFeb. 2020Jan. 20233
Roger Haar
March 2018
Jan. 2021
2
Gail HarrisMarch 2018Jan. 20211
Laurie MeiningerMarch 2018Jan. 20211
David SmithFeb. 2020Jan. 20231
Amber Blake, Interim City Manager
N/A
N/A
N/A
Dirk Nelson, City AttorneyN/AN/A                  N/A

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.