BEGA Public Meeting - July 11
The District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Government Accountability will hold a public meeting. Below is a draft agenda for this meeting. A final meeting agenda will be posted on the Board’s website at www.bega.dc.gov on the day of the meeting.
Members of the public are welcome to attend. Questions about the meeting may be directed to email@example.com.
I. Call to Order
II. Ascertainment of Quorum
III. Adoption of the Agenda
IV. Acknowledgment of Adoption of the Minutes of the June 6, 2013, and June 20, 2013, meetings.
V. Executive Session (non-public) to discuss one ongoing, confidential Formal Investigation pursuant to DC Official Code § 2-575(b)(14). Then resumption of public meeting.
VI. Report by the Director of Open Government
VII. Report by the Director of Government Ethics
a. Update on Status of Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Operations – Recap of previous month’s activities (statistics)
b. Publication and Reporting Obligations
c. Update on Lobbyist Filings
i. Statute does not provide for extensions
ii. Short filing date
d. Budget Matters
e. July 8, 2013, Council Hearing on Permanent BEGA Legislation regarding Additional Civil Penalties, Negotiated Dispositions, and the local Hatch Act
f. July 10, 2013, Legislative “fixes” to Ethics Act introduced before DC Council
g. Lawsuit filed by the DC Police Union. OAG representing BEGA
h. Graham lawsuit dismissed
i. Attorney General’s Opinion regarding BEGA’s jurisdiction over the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and its subordinate agencies
j. Non-Confidential Investigations
i. Allen - - Hearing Notice
ii. Hicks - - Hearing Notice
iii. Michael A. Brown – Notice of Violation
iv. Wade – Notice of Violation
k. Advisory Opinion - - discussion of six boards and commissions the Ethics Board previously had asked us to further research and discussion of next steps regarding this Advisory Opinion.
VIII. Executive Session (non-public) to discuss remaining ongoing, confidential investigations pursuant to DC Official Code § 2-575(b)(14), to deliberate on a decision in which the Ethics Board will exercise quasi-judicial functions pursuant to DC Official Code § 2-575(b)(13), and Personnel matters pursuant to DC Official Code § 2-575(b)(10).
IX. Resumption of Public Meeting
a. Discussion of any remaining public items