Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Meeting Summary – Summary of Actions Taken and Matters Discussed at Ethics Commission’s November 27, 2017 Meeting

Contact: LeeAnn Pelham, Executive Director (415) 252-3100
Subject: Summary of Actions Taken and Matters Discussed at Ethics Commission’s November 27, 2017 Meeting

At its regular meeting on November 27, 2017, the San Francisco Ethics Commission discussed the following matters and took the following actions:

  • Discussed and received public comment on matters appearing or not appearing on the agenda.
  • After receiving public comment, voted 5-0 to approve the draft minutes as modified for its regularly scheduled October 23, 2017 meeting.
  • Took Agenda Item 8, item II.A(2) (Board of Supervisors File No. 170868) out of order for purposes of hearing a presentation by Supervisor Jane Kim, the author of the proposed campaign finance legislation, and to receive public comment on the matter.
  • After discussion and receiving public comment, voted 5-0 (Motion Passed) to amend Article VII, Section 4 of the Ethics Commission’s bylaws to adopt a new regular date, start time, and location for the Commission’s monthly meeting in 2018. The Commission’s monthly meetings for 2018 are scheduled as follows:

 

Day Date Time Location
Friday January 12, 2018 – Special 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Friday February 9, 2018 – Special 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Friday Friday March 16, 2018 – Special   1:00 p.m. City Hall Room 416
Tuesday April 10, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday May 8, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday June 12, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday July 10, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday August 14, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday September 11, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday October 9, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday November 13, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
Tuesday December 11, 2018 – Regular 10:00 a.m. City Hall Room 408
  • Held no discussion and took no action on Item 5, as Chair Keane announced that the post-employment waiver request scheduled for consideration had been withdrawn by the requestor.
  • After discussion and providing the opportunity for public comment, voted 5-0 (Motion Passed) to adopt the proposed formal opinion No. Op-17-001, In the Matter of Formal Opinion requested by Dave Maass – Member, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force.
  • After discussion and receiving public comment, voted 4-1 (Commissioners Keane, Chiu, Renne, and Lee in favor; Commissioner Kopp opposed) to approve the revised San Francisco Anti-Corruption and Accountability Ordinance as presented in the attachment to Agenda Item 7 and transmit the proposed Ordinance to the to the Board of Supervisors for its consideration and adoption.
  • After discussion and receiving public comment on the Commission’s planned and pending policy projects as detailed in the November 20, 2017, Staff Policy Report, conveyed the sense of the Commission to proceed as recommended in the Staff report.
  • Discussed and received public comment on the November 20, 2017, Enforcement Report.
  • Discussed and received public comment on the November 20, 2017, Executive Director’s Report.
  • Did not go into closed session to discuss Agenda Item 11 regarding the status of complaints received or initiated by the Ethics Commission but received public comment on the item.
  • Provided Staff with informational requests but had no items for future meetings.
  • Received public comment on matters appearing or not appearing on the agenda pursuant to Ethics Commission Bylaws Article VII, Section 2.
  • Adjourned at 9:32 p.m.

Draft Minutes for the November 27, 2017 Regular Meeting will be available upon their completion and will be included on the Agenda for the Commission’s next Regular Meeting.  The next meeting of the Ethics Commission is scheduled for Monday, December 18, 2017, in Room 416 City Hall at 1:00 p.m., a special date, time, and location due to the December 25th Christmas holiday. For further information, please feel free to contact the Ethics Commission at (415) 252-3100.

 

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