Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Ethics Reform
Res. No. 6823
That the purpose of the Commission is to:
1.Research and review local government best practices regarding code of ethics for elected
officials,campaign contribution restrictions,term limits for elected officials,addressing conflicts
of interest,and investigative powers for the Board of Ethics.
2.Make recommendations in each of these topical areas,including recommendations for
3.Provide their findings and recommendations to the City Charter Review Commission for those
items deemed to be best addressed in the City Charter.
4.Serve as an advisory body to the Mayor and make recommendations to the City Council
regarding the establishment and implementation of ethics policies,programs,and enforcement.
The Mayor's Advisory Commission on Ethics Reform shall consist of seven
members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The composition of the commission is established as follows:two members from the Independence Board of Ethics,two former members of the Independence City Council,one member of the Independence Ministerial Alliance,and two community members at-large. The members of the Commission shall be residents of or have their principal place of business in the City of Independence. This Commission shall sunset no later than six months from the date of the first Commission meeting. Staff liaison Kim Osborne can be reached at email@example.com.
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