City Officers, Employees, and Filing Officers

Trainings

  • NetFile How-to Video Tutorials

    Ethics Commission staff produced several micro video tutorials to demonstrate how to perform various tasks in the NetFile System. These short videos provide bite-sized, task specific demonstrations in 5 minutes are less. Form 700 Program For Filing Officers Login to NetFile Admin System Onboarding – Creating A New Filer Account in NetFile Onboarding A Filer […]

  • Form 700 Information Sessions for Filers and Filing Officers

    The Ethics Commission’s information sessions for Filing Officers and Filers regarding the annual Form 700 filing requirements are held remotely. Click here to view upcoming session dates and previously recorded sessions.

Guides and Manuals

Fact Sheets

  • Filing Officers: Fact Sheet | Form 700 E-Filing Expansion: Important Information for Filing Officers

    Effective January 1, 2022, designated filers will be required to file assuming office, annual, and leaving office Form 700 statements in electronic format using the Ethics Commission’s internet-based NetFile e-filing system. This fact sheet summarizes the changes and benefits; provides an overview of Form 700 requirements and filing officer responsibilities, and includes an informative FAQ. Click […]

Notices, Memoranda, and Reports

  • December 7, 2022 Notice: Important Form 700 Year End Reminders & Updates

    Departmental Filing Officer: cc: Department Head Subject:  Important Form 700 Year End Reminders & Updates This communication contains important information for departmental filing officers and serves as a reminder of year end filing officer responsibilities. It also provides updates regarding upcoming tasks associated with the Conflict of Interest Code amendment and activities leading up to the […]

  • September 30, 2022 Notice: Departmental Action Required: Form 700 Non-Filers

    To:  Departmental Filing Officers: cc:  Department Heads Subject:     Departmental Action Required: Form 700 Non-Filers   This correspondence provides a final reminder to departmental filing officers from the Ethics Commission’s Engagement & Compliance Team regarding filers at your department who have not yet complied with the April 1, 2022, Annual Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) […]

  • August 16, 2022 Notice: Onboarding/Offboarding Commissioners, Board Members, and Department Heads

    To:  Appointing Authorities and Filing Liaisons: Subject: Onboarding/Offboarding Commissioners, Board Members, and Department Heads This communication serves as a reminder of the statutory notice requirements applicable to members of boards and commissions and department heads upon appointment and resignation/conclusion of term/employment. Compliance with these requirements is vital to ensure that officials submit their Statements of […]

  • July 7, 2022 Notice: Informational Updates | New and Updated Online Resources

    To:  Departmental Filing Officers: Subject:     July 2022 Form 700 Information Updates | New and Updated Online Resources This communication is to share with you some new and updated online resources the Ethics Commission has recently launched to assist you with your filing officer responsibilities. New How-to Video Tutorials First, as promised, several short “how-to” video […]

  • March 15, 2022 Notice: New Behested Payment Provisions of City Law Effective January 23, 2022

    New Behested Payment Provisions of City Law Effective January 23, 2022 This reminder notice is being provided to all Elected officials, Department Heads, Board and City Commission members, and Conflict of Interest Code-designated employees who are required to file their Annual Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) electronically by April 1st. The behested payment content […]

  • March 4, 2022 Notice: 2022 Statement of Incompatible Activities Annual Distribution Reminder

    Ethics Commission 2022 Reminder Notice – Departmental Statements of Incompatible Activities March 4, 2022 To: All Department Heads, Members of Boards and Commissions, and City Employees From: LeeAnn Pelham, Executive Director, Ethics Commission Re: Departmental Statement of Incompatible Activities As public servants, each of us performs a vital role in serving the City and County […]

  • February 7, 2022 Notice: Annual Form 700 Due April 1, 2022

    Your Annual Form 700 Filing is Due by April 1, 2022 This notification is to inform you that Your Annual Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) is due no later than Friday, April 1, 2022. The Political Reform Act requires certain officials, employees, and consultants who serve in positions designated in an agency’s conflict-of-interest code […]

  • September 7 2021 Notice: Action Requested | September 15 Deadline to Confirm your Department’s Code-Designated Form 700 Filers for Transition to E-Filing

    Dear Colleagues: cc: Departmental Filing Officers Subject:  COMPLETED – PRT – Designated Filer Position Worksheet I am writing today to let you know that the Ethics Commission has not yet received a submission from your department confirming your department’s Conflict of Interest Code (“COI”) designated Form 700 filers. As detailed in prior notices from our […]

  • August 25 2021 Notice: Important Reminder to Confirm your Form 700 Designated Filers by September 15th

    Department Heads and Filing Officers: On Monday, August 2nd, the Ethics Commission sent out a communication to departments with the subject line [Ethics Form 700 E-Filing Expansion Project | Confirm your Form 700 Designated Filers by September 15th] seeking action on critical next steps in the transition to electronic filing for all Form 700 designated […]

  • August 2, 2021 Notice: Ethics Form 700 E-Filing Expansion Project – Confirm your Form 700 Designated Filers by September 15th

    Department Heads and Filing Officers: This notice seeks your department’s action on critical next steps in the transition to electronic filing for all Form 700 designated filers on January 1, 2022. Effective January 1, 2022, employees occupying designated positions (“designed filers”) identified in Sections 3.1-103(d) and 3.1-108 of the City’s Conflict of Interest Code will […]