New Proposed Ethics Disclosure Forms
The Ethics Commission has been working to revise the Ethics Disclosure Forms that certain City officials must complete as a result of new ethics legislation passed on September 2018. The draft form with example answer is available at the link below is being posted for public inspection and comment. The Commission will meet on January 8, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Floor Atrium Conference Room in the Louis L. Redding City/County Building to further discuss the form and vote on its adoption.
Recommendations to the Mayor and City Council
The Wilmington Ethics Commission, which was reconstituted in 2017 by Mayor Mike Purzycki and Wilmington City Council, has now recommended to the Mayor and Council a series of legislative changes to modernize the Commission and improve the City’s approach to ethics. The recommendations and accompanying legislation were sent to the Mayor and City Council on August 24, 2018. The recommended legislation was passed by City Council and signed by the Mayor in September 2018.
The Wilmington Ethics Commission meetings are on the following dates at 4:00 p.m. in the Atrium Conference Room located adjacent to the Department of Finance on the 5th Floor. Meeting dates and location are subject to change. Meetings are open to the public.
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About the Commission
The Ethics Commission administers and implements the City Employees’ and Elected and Appointed Officials Code of Conduct. The commission consists of seven members appointed by the mayor with the concurrence by resolution of a majority of all members of council. Not more than four members shall be registered with the same political party.
Chair: William D, Johnson, Esquire
Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Vice Chair: Frank Hawkins
Denison H. Hatch, Jr., Esquire
Katherine M. Klocko
President, KMKlocko & Associates
Director of Customer Service, CSC
Executive Board Member, AFL-CIO
Charles Toliver, Esquire
Retired Superior Court Judge; Partner, Morris James LLP
William B. Larson, Jr.
City of Wilmington Senior Assistant City Solicitor