Notice of Cancellation of March 11, 2022 Ethics Commission Regular Meeting

Commission to conduct onsite meeting in City Hall on Friday, March 18 that also enables remote public participation The Ethics Commission’s regular monthly meeting originally scheduled for Friday, March 11, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. has been cancelled. The Commission’s March meeting will instead be held on Friday, March 18, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The […]

Notice of Proposed Bylaws Amendment to Change Start Time of Ethics Commission Regular Meetings

March 7, 2022 At its next monthly meeting on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 10:00 am, the San Francisco Ethics Commission will consider an amendment to its Bylaws to change the start time of its regular Commission meetings. Currently, Ethics Commission Bylaws provide that the Ethics Commission will meet regularly on the Second Friday of […]

Notice of Proposed Regulations Concerning Gift Rules

At its next regular meeting on Friday, December 10, 2021, the San Francisco Ethics Commission will consider and possibly act on a set of proposed regulations regarding the City’s Gift Rules. City officers and employees are prohibited from soliciting or accepting gifts from persons doing business with or seeking to do business with their department […]

Ethics Commission Physical Office Will Re-open to the Public on Monday, November 15, 2021

The Ethics Commission is pleased to announce that its physical office at 25 Van Ness, Suite 220 will re-open for in-person public services beginning Monday, November 15, 2021. As required by City Public Health Orders to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the Commission’s physical office was closed on March 17, 2020. […]

Announcement of Interested Persons Meetings to Discuss Strengthening San Francisco’s Gift Laws 

In light of recent federal and local investigations into allegations of corrupt activity by City officials and contractors, the Commission has prioritized substantive policy review of several areas of the City’s government ethics rules for potential revision. 

Press Release – Ethics Commission Fines City Employee for Engaging in Activity Incompatible with Public Duties 

Date: February 12, 2021  Contact: Pat Ford (415) 252-3100  At its monthly public meeting today, the San Francisco Ethics Commission approved a settlement agreement fining an employee of the City and County of San Francisco $2,500 for engaging in activities prohibited under the law as incompatible with the duties of public service.  In the Stipulation, Decision, and Order approved today, the Commission fined former Department of Human Resources (DHR) training manager Dante King for violating San Francisco Campaign and […]