The Village Ethics Committee's responsibilities are described in the Village Code. Section 2-101(b) of the Village Code provides that:
"There shall be a Village Ethics Committee, which shall be composed of a minimum of three (3) members appointed by the Village Council. Members of the Ethics Committee shall be qualified to vote in Village elections and shall not be members of the Village Council or the Elections Committee. The Ethics Committee members shall serve until the end of the fiscal year in which they were appointed. The Ethics Committee shall have the following responsibilities:
(1) To provide advisory opinions to persons subject to the provisions of Chapter 4 of this Code as to its applicability; and
(2) To make determinations as authorized by Chapter 4 of this Code."
To read in full Chapter 4 of the Village Code, which pertains to Ethics, please click here: Village Code
You may contact the Ethics Committee at email@example.com.
In addition to the Ethics Committee’s primary email account, the Committee maintains a
confidential email account to provide the confidentiality protections mandated by the Village
Ethics Code: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fiscal Year 2023 Village Ethics Committee consists of the following Village residents:
- Lorie Mitchell (Cummings Ln) (Chair)
- Marc Efron (Raymond St)
- Alex Ghesquiere (Bradley Ln)
- Susan Fattig (Melville Place) (Council Liaison)
The Ethics Committee developed a Conflict-of-Interest Questionnaire that became part of a Council-adopted policy regarding taking oaths of office and disclosure of conflicts of interest. See the policy and the questionnaire below.
FY2022 Ethics Year-end Report
FY22 Ethics Committee Meetings
FY21 Ethics Committee Meetings
FY20 Ethics Committee Meetings
FY19 Ethics Committee Meetings
FY18 Ethics Committee Meetings
FY17 Ethics Committee Meetings