August 26, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will conduct a public meeting on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 3:30 P.M. to approximately 5:30 P.M. The meeting will be held at: City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meetings (May 2019 and June 2019). (Chair)
  2. Welcome to new board member, Monique Doucette (Chair).
  3. Vote on officers for 2019-2020. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of June 15, 2019, report of the Quality Assurance Review Advisory Committee for the Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  5. Discussion of May 31, 2019, Annual Report of the Office of the Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  6. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  7. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General. (Chair)
  8. Discussion of August 14, 2019, OIG Performance Audit of the S&WB Internal Audit Department. (Cowan)
  9. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer. (Chair)
  10. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
  11. Report on ethics awards program and vote on awards committee members. (Ricks)
  12. Expression of appreciation. (Cowan)
  13. Executive session to discuss complaint ERB No. 2019-02. (Chair)
  14. Adjournment (Chair).

The agenda in PDF format is available for download here: PDF Agenda for August 26, 2019 ERB Meeting.

June 24, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 3:30 P.M. in the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Acknowledgment of receipt of 2018 Annual Report of Office of Independent Police Monitor.
    (Chair)
  3. Discussion of the May 16, 2019, report by the Quality Assurance Review Advisory
    Committee for the OIG, and the May 30, 2019, response of the Office of Inspector General.
    (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General.
    (Chair)
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with
    Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  6. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer (Chair)
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
  8. Report on ethics awards program and vote on awards committee members. (Ricks)
  9. Adjournment (Chair).

A PDF version of the agenda, including all attachments (draft minutes, monthly reports, etc.) is available here: June 24, 2019, ERB Agenda in PDF.

May 27, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orelans Ethics Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Report on the work of the Quality Assurance Review committees for the OIPM and OIG, including the upcoming June 10, 2019, public meeting of the QAR Committee for the OIG. (Chair)
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer (Chair)
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
  7. Report on ethics awards program. (Ricks)
  8. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda, including the draft minutes from the last board meeting and the monthly reports from the OIG, OIPM, and Ethics Trainer, click here: PDF Agenda for ERB Meeting.

April 29, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orelans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Discussion of content of monthly reports. (Chair)
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  5. Discussion of federal consent decree issues with Office of Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  6. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer (Chair)
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
  8. Report on ethics awards program. (Ricks)
  9. Adjournment (Chair).

Agenda in PDF format: April 29, 2019 ERB Meeting Agenda

March 25, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 3:30 P.M. at the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall
1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General. (Chair)
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer (Chair)
  5. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
    a. Transition status.
    b. Status of ordinance to empower the Inspector General to serve as investigator and prosecutor for ethics-related complaints.
  6. Report on ethics awards program. (Ricks)
  7. Progress of work of Quality Assurance Committees. (Brown)
  8. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF of the agenda (including monthly reports of OIG, OIPM, and Ethics Trainer), click here: Agenda for ERB March 25, 2019 Board Meeting

February 25, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. in the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General. (Chair)
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer, and discussion of December 2018 Special Projects Report with Ethics Trainer. (Chair)
  5. Report on status of appointment of members to Quality Assurance Review Committees. (Chair)
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
  7. Transition status.
  8. Status of ordinance to empower the Inspector General to serve as investigator and prosecutor for ethics-related complaints.
  9. Report on recent advisory opinion request.
  10. Reevaluation of ethics enforcement procedures. (Calderon)
  11. Approval of 2018 Annual Report. (Chair)
  12. Report on ethics awards program. (Ricks)
  13. Adjournment (Chair).

The agenda in PDF format is here: PDF Agenda.

January 28, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, January 28, 2018 at 3:30 P.M. The meeting will take place at the following location:

City Council Chamber
New Orleans City Hall
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting. (Chair)
  2. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General with Inspector General. (Chair)
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor with Independent Police Monitor. (Chair)
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer with Ethics Trainer. (Chair)
  5. Report on status of appointment of members to Quality Assurance Review Committees. (Chair)
  6. Report on approval by City Council of new position of “Executive Administrator and General Counsel.” (Chair)
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel. (Chair)
    1. Transition status.
    2. ERB deadlines and events for 2019.
  8. Status of ordinance to empower the Inspector General to serve as investigator and prosecutor for ethics-related complaints.
  9. Adjournment (Chair)

A PDF version of the agenda is available here: PDF Agenda

December 12, 2018 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 3:30 in the City Council Chamber, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. The agenda is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  2. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  5. Report from Ethics Trainer on status of “special ethics education project” final report (Chair).
  6. Report on status of appointment of members to Quality Assurance Review Committees
    (Chair).
  7. Vote on ethics award program (Mr. Rodgers).
  8. Report on board meeting dates and places for 2019 (Chair).
  9. Adjournment (Chair)

Agenda in PDF: December 12, 2018, ERB Agenda.

November 14, 2018 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will conduct a board meeting on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. at the Norman Mayer Public Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70122. The agenda for the board meeting is as follows:

  1. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  2. Report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  3. Report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  4. Report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  5. Report from the General Counsel (Chair).
  6. Discussion of collection of training program reviews directly from ethics training participants (Chair).
  7. Discussion and vote to ratify 2019 ERB budget submitted to City Council on November 9, 2018 (Chair).
  8. Discussion and vote on ERB meeting dates for 2019 (Chair).
  9. Vote to appoint William Banta as member of the Quality Assurance Review Committee (Chair).
  10. Discussion of ethics award program (Mr. Ricks).
  11. Adjournment (Chair).

Agenda in PDF: 2018-11-14 ERB Agenda

October 24, 2018 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the New Orleans City Council Chamber. The agenda is below:

  1. Approval of minutes of September 12, 2018 (Chair).
  2. Review and approval of ERB 2017 Annual Report.  (Chair) (see attached).
  3. Discussion and vote on proposal to create new part-time, unclassified Executive Administrator and General Counsel position and to appoint Dane S. Ciolino (Chair) (see attached).
  4. Discussion and vote on renewal of Hackett Group contract (Chair).
  5. Review of Inspector General Annual Work Plan (Chair) (see attached).
  6. Discussion and vote on ethics award proposal (Ricks) (see attached).
  7. Discussion of 2019 Annual Budget status (Chair).
  8. Report on status of appointments to the 2019 Quality Assurance Review Advisory Committees for the OIG and IPM. (Chair) (see attached letters to Mayor and City Council).
  9. Discussion and vote on proposal to receive 1-2 page monthly reports from OIG, IPM, and Ethics Trainer to be due on the first of each month (Chair).
  10. Adjournment (Chair).

Agenda and Attachments in PDF: 2018-10-24 ERB Agenda