Board of Ethics and Government Accountability

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00
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Electronic Meeting


The Board's monthly meetings are scheduled on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. and will be held electronically until further notice.  The Board may exercise its discretion and reschedule a regular meeting or call special meetings when necessary with reasonable notice to the public. The Board's next meeting is Thursday, August  6, 2020, at 10:00am. 

Members of the public are welcome to observe the meeting. In order to register for and attend the meeting, please visit:

Or Dial: 1-650-479-3208; Access code: 160 274 6735


I. Call to Order

II. Ascertainment of Quorum

III. Adoption of the Agenda/Approval of Minutes

IV. Report by the Director of Open Government

  1. OMA/FOIA Advice
  2. Training/Outreach
  3. Legislation and Litigation Update
  4. Administrative Matters

V. Report by the Director of Government Ethics

  1. Update on Status of Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Operations – Recap of previous months’ activities
  2. Trainings/Outreach
  3. Advisory Opinions/Advice
  4. Legislative update
  5. Budget
  6. Administrative Matters
  7. Litigation
  8. Financial Disclosure/Lobbyist Matters

VI. Public Comment

If you would like to submit a public comment for the meeting, please submit your comment to by 9:00 a.m. on August 6, 2020. Comments will be published with the August 6, 2020 Meeting Minutes.

VII. Executive Session (non-public) to discuss ongoing, confidential investigations pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b), to consult with an attorney to obtain legal advice and to preserve the attorney-client privilege between an attorney and a public body pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(4)(A), to discuss personnel matters including the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, performance evaluation, compensation, discipline, demotion, removal, or resignation of government appointees, employees, or officials pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(10), and to deliberate on a decision in which the Ethics Board will exercise quasi-judicial functions pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(13).

VIII. Resumption of Public Meeting

IX. Discussion of any remaining public items

X. Adjournment




This meeting is governed by the Open Meetings Act. Please address any questions or complaints arising under this meeting to the Office of Open Government at