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  FAX: 617-723-5851

www.mass.gov/ethics

 

MEETING NOTICE

 

Date:  Friday, April 19, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Place: One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA  02108

 

AGENDA

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

2.  CLOSING ARGUMENTS

at 9:00 am – In Re McClure

 

3.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of March 15, 2013; and review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the special meeting of March 27, 2013 – Votes Requested

 

4.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

5.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed describing Public Education Division activities for the month of March.

 

6.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Job Recommendations Advisory 13-1 (see Legal Tab A)

(b) Division metrics

(c) Special Projects

(d) Adjudicatory matters – assign hearing officer; schedule (see Legal Tab B)

(e) Litigation status update
 

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

Quarterly metrics – 3rd quarter of FY13 (memorandum enclosed).

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

8.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Intake investigations report

(b) Enclosed for review and/or action are:  Cases deferred; Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and reports; summons authorization requests; Disposition Agreements; Closing Memoranda; and private compliance letters.

 

9.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

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

 

10.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (see Legal Tab D)

 

11.  DELIBERATIONS

 (a) In Re Borstel – joint motion to dismiss

 (b) In Re McClure – commence deliberations

           

12.  ADJOURN

 

Notice posted 4/16/13