October 17, 2002

Board of Ethics
October 17, 2002


I. Chair Charles Savage called the meeting to order at 1:40 pm. Members Carolyn Lievers, Christopher Weimer, and Denise Maes were also present.

II. Police Department Commander Marco Vasquez responded to questions from Board members concerning Case 02-49 regarding his request for an advisory opinion.

III. Denise Maes moved and Charles Savage seconded to approve the minutes of the Board meetings of August 22 and September 26, 2002, with one change to the September 26 minutes, namely that Charles Savage was elected as chair to serve until the meeting of the Board in May, 2003, instead of 2002. The motion passed unanimously.

IV. Charles Savage moved and Christopher Weimer seconded to elect Carolyn Lievers as vice-chair of the Board of Ethics until the meeting of the Board in May, 2003. The motion passed unanimously.

V. It was moved, seconded and passed unanimously to go into executive session to deliberate on case 02-49 and to continue consultation to screen cases 02-37 through 02-48.

VI. The Board reconvened in public session and Chair Charles Savage announced that the Board had determined to dismiss inquiries against twelve City Council members in Cases 02-37 through 02-48, with the formal written opinion to be issued during the following week. VII. The meeting adjourned at 2:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Michael Henry
Staff Director

Approved by the Board of Ethics, January 23, 2003