Commonwealth of Massachusetts
STATE ETHICS COMMISSION
John W. McCormack Office Building 
One Ashburton Place, Room 619
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1501
PHONE: 617-371-9500 or 888-485-4766  
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MEETING NOTICE

 

Date:  September 21, 2012
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Place:  Room 619, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA

 

AGENDA

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

2.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of July 20, 2012 – Vote Requested

 

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

  1. Personnel Matters
  2. Staff Performance Evaluations for FY12
  3. Manager Merit Increases – Vote Requested (recommended vote enclosed)
  4. Public Education Deputy Director Hiring Update
  5. Budget Update
  6. Appointment of New Commissioner – Status Update

           

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed describing Public Education Division activities for the months of July and August. 

 

5.  SFI MATTERS

 

6.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a)  Update on Commission regulations

(b)  Update on draft Advisory on Making and Handling Recommendations for Employment

(c)  Division metrics for July and August

(d)  Division special projects

(e)  Adjudicatory matters – schedule and status (see Legal Tab A)

       (f)  Litigation matters

    • Piatelli appeal – status update
    •  Amicus brief – Leder v. RigbyVote Requested (see Legal Tab B)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

Enclosed for review and/or action are:  Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and reports; summons authorization requests; Disposition Agreements; private compliance letters; and closing memoranda.

 

8.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Summaries of selected informal opinions are enclosed (see Legal Tab C)

 

9.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (see Legal Tab D)

 

PUBLIC SESSION

         

10.  DISCUSSION OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S PERFORMANCE IN FY12 

EXECUTIVE SESSION  

11.  PREPARATION OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (based on public session discussion) 

ADJOURN     

 

Notice Posted:  September 18, 2012