John St. Croix
For release: March 25, 2014
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS TAKEN AT MARCH 24, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
At its regular meeting on March 24, 2014, the San Francisco Ethics Commission took the following actions:
- By a vote of 3-1 (Keane dissented; Hayon recused), held that City Librarian Luis Herrera did not violate San Francisco Administrative Code section 67.15, as alleged in Ethics Complaint No. 04-140303, which was referred from the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force to the Ethics Commission on March 3, 2014.
- Randomly selected five recipient campaign committees for audits from a pool of 32 committees that were active in elections during the calendar year 2013:
Committee Name FPPC ID Number Latino Democratic Club: San Francisco 1342652 No Wall on the Northeast Waterfront, No on B&C, supported by local property owners, tenants, neighbors and environmentalists. Top contributors include Richard and Barbara Stewart 1348226 Protect Our Benefits 990028 San Franciscans for Parks, Jobs and Housing, Yes on B&C, with Major Support from Pacific Waterfront Partners, LLC, Cahill Contractors, Inc., Building and Labor 1356686 San Francisco Apartment Association Political Action Committee 840002
The next regular meeting of the Commission will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Room 400 City Hall.
The Ethics Commission, established in November 1993, serves the public, City employees and officials and candidates for public office through education and enforcement of ethics laws. Its duties include: filing and auditing of campaign finance disclosure statements, lobbyist and campaign consultant registration and regulation, administration of the public financing program, whistleblower program, conflict of interest reporting, investigations and enforcement, education and training, advice giving and statistical reporting.