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Business Visiting City Hall

Monday, January 9, 2006
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Council Chambers
6:30 PM

Commission Membership:Ralph Kanz (Chair), Andrew Wiener (Vice-Chair), Kathryn Kasch, Caryn Bortnick, Sukey Wilder, Fredericka (Ricka) L. White, Curtis Below

Commission Staff:
Daniel Purnell, Executive Director
Judith Silverman, Executive Assistant

City Attorney Representative:
Mark Morodomi, Deputy City Attorney



A.                 Roll Call And Determination Of Quorum

B.                 Approval Of Draft Minutes Of The Meeting Of December 12, 2005
Attachment 1
Attachment 2

C.                Executive Director And Commission Announcements

D.                Open Forum

E.                 Final Interviews And Selection Of Candidates For One Seat On The Public Ethics Commission

F.                 Election Of Public Ethics Commission Chair And Vice-Chair For 2006

G.                A Report and Action To Be Taken For The Development Of Procedures For Issuing Advice And Opinions On Local Ethics Laws

H.                 A Report And Action To Be Taken Regarding A Proposal To Implement A "Video Voter" Guide For The 2006 Municipal Election

I.††††††††† A Report And Action To Be Taken Regarding Changes To The Application For Participation In The Limited Public Financing Program

The meeting will adjourn upon the completion of the Commission's business.


††††††††††† You may speak on any item appearing on the agenda; however, you must fill out a Speakerís Card and give it to a representative of the Public Ethics Commission.All speakers will be allotted three minutes or less unless the Chairperson allots additional time.

††††††††††† In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in the meetings of the Public Ethics Commission or its Committees, please contact the Office of the City Clerk (510) 238-7370.Notification two full business days prior to the meeting will enable the City of Oakland to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility.In compliance with Oaklandís policy for people with chemical sensitivities, please refrain from wearing strongly scented products to events.

††††††††††† Should you have questions or concerns regarding this agenda, or wish to review any agenda-related materials, please contact the Public Ethics Commission at (510) 238-3593 or visit our webpage at


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