The Board of Ethics administers the Denver Code of Ethics, which regulates the employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board and commission members of the Denver city government.
The Board also:
In March 2017, the Denver City Council established a Board of Ethics Nomination Committee to recommend persons to the Mayor and City Council to be appointed to the 5-member Denver Board of Ethics. The members of the Nomination Committee are:
In May 2017, the Nominating Committee recommended the re-appointment of Board of Ethics Members Sylvia Smith, Andrew Armatas and Julia Yeckes. Mayor Michael Hancock and City Council accepted those recommendations and re-appointed them.
The next anticipated vacancies on the Board of Ethics will be for Roy Wood (who is not eligible for another term) and Patrick Tooley, both of whose 4-year terms will expire on April 30, 2019. Anyone who wishes to submit an application or to recommend another person may contact one or more of the Nominating Committee members at their e-mail addresses above. Information about the Denver Board of Ethics may be found at www.denvergov.org/ethics or by calling 720-865-8412.
Board meetings are monthly and are currently held on the second Wednesday of every month, at the Wellington Webb Building, in room 2.D.4. Meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and last for two hours.
Please check the schedule each month as the dates and times may vary.
Summarized opinions given by the Denver Board of Ethics in response to fact-specific requests for advisory opinions or complaints.
All requests for advisory opinions, citizen inquiries or complaints must be submitted either by email or in writing to:
201 West Colfax Avenue # 2H13
Dept 703 (for U.S. mail)
Denver, CO 80202
How to Request Ethical AdviceThe Board of Ethics, if requested, gives official written advisory opinions to city employees, elected officers and board and commission members about Code of Ethics issues... Learn more