Board of Ethics and Government Accountability

Dates: 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 12:00
Location name: 
WebEx
Description: 

BOARD OF ETHICS AND GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY MEETING

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The Board's November monthly meeting will be held electronically at 12:00pm.  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 monthly meetings will be held remotely until further notice. 

Members of the public are welcome to observe the meeting. In order to register for and attend the meeting, please visit: https://dcnet.webex.com/dcnet/onstage/g.php?MTID=e365a60a992f491f21dbd55... Or call 1-650-479-3208; Access code: 172 526 7693 Questions about the meeting may be directed to bega@dc.gov.

AGENDA

I. Call to Order

II. Ascertainment of Quorum

III. Adoption of the Agenda/Approval of Minutes

IV. Report by the Director of Open Government:

A. OMA/FOIA Advice

B. Training/Outreach

C. Legislation and Litigation Update

D. Administrative Matters

V. Report by the Director of Government Ethics:

A. Update on Status of Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Operations – Recap of previous month’s activities

B. Trainings/Outreach

C. Advisory Opinions/Advice

D. Budget

E. OGE Administrative Matters

F. Financial Disclosure/Lobbyist Matters

VI. Public Comment: If you would like to submit a public comment for the meeting, please submit your comment to bega@dc.gov by 11:00 a.m. on November 5, 2020. Comments will be published with the November 5, 2020 Meeting Minutes.

VII. Executive Session (non-public) to discuss ongoing, confidential investigations pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(14), 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 opengovoffice@dc.gov.