October 16, 2023
Contact: Michael Canning (415) 252-3100
Chair Yvonne Lee called the Meeting to order at 10:04am. With Commissioners Theis Finlev, Argemira Flórez Feng, and Yaman Salahi participating, a quorum was present.
Under Item 2, provided the opportunity for general public comment on matters not appearing on the agenda.
Under its Consent Calendar, provided the opportunity for public comment on all consent calendar items and voted 4-0 to adopt a motion by Commissioner Finlev and seconded by Commissioner Salahi to approve the following consent calendar item that required action by the Commission:
Item 5, Director of Enforcement’s Report highlighting Enforcement Division Operations dated October 6, 2023 was informational and required no action by the Commission.
Item 4, Acting Executive Director’s report dated October 6, 2023 was removed from the consent calendar for discussion. Item 4 was informational and required no action by the Commission.
The Chair announced that Item 7 would be heard before Item 6.
Under Item 7, discussed the request for waiver of post-employment restrictions for Dan Bernal. The Commission voted 4-0 to adopt a motion by Chair Lee, and seconded by Commissioner Salahi, to grant a limited waiver to Dan Bernal.
Under Item 6, heard an update and discussed potential action on the March 2024 Ethics Commission Ballot Measure focused on gifts, training, and other City ethics laws. No action was taken on this item.
Under Item 8, provided the opportunity to discuss items for future meetings.
Under Item 9, provided additional opportunity for general public comment on matters not appearing on the agenda.
Under Item 10, provided opportunity for public comment and adjourned the meeting at 12:37pm.
Draft Minutes for the October 13, 2023, Regular Meeting will be available upon their completion and will be included on the Agenda for the Commission’s next Regular Meeting, which will be made available on the Commission’s website at sfethics.org.
Meeting agendas and materials are available at https://sfethics.org/ethics/category/agendas.
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