November 16, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 3:30 P.M.

The board will conduct this meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference at the following links/numbers:
Video Conference Link:
Telephone Conference Dial-In Number: 312-626-6799; ID No. 504 975 3263

Certification of Necessity

The board hereby certifies that it is unable to satisfy live-meeting quorum requirements due to the COVID-19 declaration of emergency. See State of Louisiana, Executive Department Proclamation No. JBE 2020-30 § 4 (Mar. 16, 2020) (permitting video conference meetings due to gubernatorial declaration of state of emergency); State of Louisiana, Executive Department Proclamation No. 111 JBE 2020 § 1 (August 26, 2020) (providing that “statewide public health emergency is declared to continue to exist”).


  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference/teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Update on transition to Interim IG (Chair).
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  6. Discussion and vote on search protocol for new Inspector General (Chair and Ms. Calderon).
  7. Discussion and vote on RFP to retain IG search firm at a cost of $50,000 or less (Chair).
  8. Discussion of Ethics Training Position: Contractor vs. Employee (Chair).
  9. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  10. Executive Session. Discussion of investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(4). Link to be provided to Board members only.
  11. Adjournment (Chair).

For the full agenda with all attachments, click here: ERB Agenda for November 16, 2020.