December 28, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 3:30 P.M.

Video Conference

The board will conduct this meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference at:
Video Conference Link: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/5049753263
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”).

Agenda

  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference/teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Discussion and vote on 2021 board meeting dates (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 ethics training position: contractor vs. employee (Chair).
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  8. Executive Session. Discussion of investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(4). (A separate link will be provided privately to board members for this meeting.)
  9. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda, including all attachments, click here: https://www.nolaerb.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/2020-12-28-ERB-Agenda.pdf

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: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/5049753263
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”).

Agenda

  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.

October 26, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, October 26, 2020, at 3:30 P.M. The board will conduct this meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference.

Zoom Information


Video Conference Link: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/5049753263
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”).

Agenda

  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference/teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  6. Extended report of past activities of Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  7. Discussion of search process for new Inspector General (Chair).
  8. Discussion and vote on proposed amendment to City of New Orleans Code of Ordinances to
    permit hiring of current inspector general employees within the State of Louisiana as City of
    New Orleans Inspector General.
  9. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  10. Adjournment (Chair).

For the agenda in PDF format with all reports and other attachments, click here: https://www.nolaerb.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/2020-10-26-ERB-Agenda.pdf

September 4, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:30 P.M. The meeting was previously scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2020.

The board will conduct this public meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference Video Conference Link: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/5049753263
Telephone Conference Dial-In Number: 312-626-6799; ID No. 504 975 3263

COVID Emergency 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”).

Agenda

  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference/teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  7. Vote to hold executive session (two-thirds of members present required) (Chair).
  8. Executive Session. To join the executive session click here: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/94458781250?pwd=Tng1V3dmMTNvaUxKRk9BZ1haZGVXdz09. The Passcode will be provided to attendees by the ERB Executive Administrator. Advance registration for Zoom is required to assure confidentiality.
    1. Discussion of the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of a person pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(1).
  9. Reconvening of public meeting to take final action on any matters discussed in Executive Session (Chair).
  10. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda with all attachments, including monthly reports, click here: September 4, 2020 ERB Agenda.

July 27, 2020 ERB Meeting

The Ethics Review Board of the City of New Orleans will meet on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. The board will conduct this meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference.

Video and Telephone Conference Links

Video Conference Link: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/92804981998.

Telephone Conference Dial-In Number: 1-301-715-8592; ID No. 928 0498 1998

The board will certify 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. 83 JBE 2020 § 1 (Jun. 25, 2020) (providing that “statewide public health emergency is declared to continue to exist”).

Agenda

  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference and teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  4. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  7. Vote to hold executive session (two-thirds of members present required) (Chair).
  8. Executive Session. To join the executive session click here: https://loyno.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdu6orz8uGNKL2JfKPsBOvp17W2lk-zQr. Advance registration for Zoom is required to assure confidentiality.
    • Discussion of the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of a person pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(1).
    • Discussion of investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(4).
  9. Reconvening of public meeting to take final action on any matters discussed in Executive Session (Chair).
  10. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda with all attachments, including monthly reports from the OIPM, click here: ERB July 2020 Meeting Agenda

June 29, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 3:30 P.M.

Location

The board will conduct this meeting via Zoom Video Conference and Telephone Conference.

Video Conference Link: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/98070934437

Telephone Conference Dial-In Number: 1-301-715-8592; ID No. 980 7093 4437

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. 83 JBE 2020 § 1 (Jun. 25, 2020) (providing that “statewide public health emergency is declared to continue to exist”).

Agenda

  1. Ratification of certification of necessity for videoconference and teleconference meeting (Chair).
  2. Approval of minutes of previous board meeting (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Inspector General (Chair).
  4. Discussion of Quality Assurance Review Advisory Committee for the OIG 2020 Report (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  6. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  8. Vote to hold executive session (two-thirds of members present required) (Chair).
  9. Executive Session. To join the executive session, click here: https://loyno.zoom.us/j/98424727555. Registration for Zoom is required to assure confidentiality.
    • Discussion of the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of a person pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(1).
    • Discussion of investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. § 42:17(A)(4).
  10. Reconvening of public meeting to take final action on any matters discussed in Executive Session (Chair).
  11. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda, which includes attached monthly reports, click here: PDF Version of ERB Agenda.

February 26, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. The meeting will take place at Council Chambers, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St, 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 (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  4. Discussion of possible evaluators for OIPM 2020 peer review (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  7. Discussion of periodic review of ERB Rules (Calderon).
  8. Discussion of 2020 ERB Awards Program (Ricks).
  9. Discussion of ERB 2019 Annual Report and vote to authorize Dr. Ricks to finalize and submit report (Ricks).
  10. Executive session pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statutes section 42:17(A)(4) to discuss investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct.
  11. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF version of the agenda with all attached monthly reports and other items, click here: Agenda and Attachments for February 26, 2020 ERB Meeting.

January 23, 2020 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. at the Council Chambers,
New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St, 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 (Chair).
  3. Discussion of monthly report from the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  4. Discussion of possible evaluators for OIPM 2020 peer review (Chair).
  5. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  6. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  7. Presentation re overview of the ERB (Chair).
  8. Adjournment (Chair).

To download a PDF version of this agenda (including all monthly reports and other attachments), click here: PDF Copy of January 23, 2020 ERB Agenda.

December 16, 2019 ERB Meeting

The City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will meet on Monday, December 16, 2019, from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. The meeting will take place at the Norman Mayer Public Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70122 . The agenda for the meeting 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 data gathering, data analysis, and data reporting by the Office of Independent Police Monitor (Chair).
  5. Discussion of possible evaluators for OIPM 2020 peer review.
  6. Discussion of monthly report from the Ethics Trainer (Chair).
  7. Report of Executive Administrator and General Counsel (Chair).
  8. Report on ethics awards program and luncheon (Chair).
  9. Vote on meeting board meeting dates for 2020.
  10. Adjournment (Chair).

For a PDF link to the agenda with all attachments, including reports from the OIG, OIPM, and Ethics Trainer, click here: ERB December Meeting Agenda.

For a link to the proposed meeting schedule for 2020, click here: Proposed ERB 2020 Meeting Schedule