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The Ethics Commission held its 11th meeting of 2010 on June 1, 2010.

Ethics Commission Meeting June 1, 2010

At the 11th meeting of the Commission in 2010, the Commission issued the following advisory opinion:

A.O. 2010-28 to Gail Chatfield, Deputy Town Clerk for the Town of Scituate, opining that the Code of Ethics does not prohibit her from drafting meeting agendas and minutes, in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, which include matters that may financially impact herself or her family members.

In the matter of In re: James Botvin, Complaint No. 2009-7, the Commission found Probable Cause exists to believe that the Respondent violated the Code of Ethics.

The Commission received a legislative update from staff.

Related links

Department or agency: Ethics Commission

Online: http://www.ethics.ri.gov/

Release date: 06-02-2010

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