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The Ethics Commission held its 8th meeting of 2010 on April 20, 2010.

Ethics Commission Meeting April 20, 2010

At the 8th meeting of the Commission in 2010, the Commission issued the following advisory opinions:

A.O. 2010-19 to Greg Yalanis, R.A., an alternate member of the Newport Zoning Board of Review, opining that he may appear before the Zoning Board regarding an appeal of the denial of a building permit to refurbish space within a residential rental property for commercial rental use, based on the Commission's application of the hardship exception found at R.I. Gen. Laws ยง 36-14-5(e)(1) .

The Commission received updates on the matters of In re: Brenda K. Gaynor, Complaint No. 2001-32 and In re: Aisha W. Abdullah-Odiase, Complaint Nos. 2001-34 & NF2002-1.

The Commission had discussion re: General Commission Advisory (GCA) Opinion No. 8 - Architect Members of State and Local Historic Preservation Commissions Appearing before their Respective Agencies.

The Commission received a legislative update from staff.

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