Ethics Commission – April 7, 2021

    The Havre de Grace Ethics Commission will meet Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 9:00 AM EST in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 711 Pennington Ave., Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

    A. New business – Proposed Amendments to The City Code , § 67-7 G (2) (b) by adding the following italicized language:

    (b) Initiate an investigation of the allegations before considering any discipline identified in this subsection;

    [1] Within two business days of receiving a complaint, the Chair of the Ethics Commission will assign two teams comprised of two members each from the Ethics Commission to make initial interviews which shall be conducted either in person, face-to-face, or by zoom/internet video meeting to gather facts. Both teams will complete their initial interviews, preferably under oath, and report back to the Ethics Commission within ten business days. All information is confidential and shall not be revealed unless and/or until it is presented in a hearing or presented to law enforcement if called for. [a] One team shall make an initial interview of the accused person(s) to gather facts. [b] The other team shall make an initial interview of the complainant to gather facts; or

    And submit the amendment to the City Council for their approval and to be submitted to the Ethics Commission of the State of Maryland for approval.

    B. Motion to adjourn