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Business Visiting City Hall

Commission Membership: Victor Ochoa (Chair), Alden Mudge (Vice-Chair), Patrick O’Hern, Barbara Newcombe, Peter Reinke


Staff Members: Commission Staff:

Daniel Purnell, Executive Director

Judith Silverman, Executive Assistant

City Attorney Representative:

Mark Morodomi, Deputy City Attorney






  1. Roll Call And Determination Of Quorum

  3. Approval of Draft Minutes of the Meeting of February 3, 2003

  5. Open Forum

  7. Complaints

    1. A Supplemental Report And Action To Be Taken In The Matter Of Complaint No. 02-12 (Kanz)
  8. A Report And Action To Be Taken Regarding A Proposal To Regulate False Endorsements In Campaign Literature

  10. Discussion And Action To Be Taken Regarding Draft Commission Annual Report 2002
  11. A copy of the draft 2002 Annual Report is available on-line ( -- scroll to "Public Ethics Commission"), from the Public Ethics Commission office, and will be available at the March 3, 2003, meeting.

  12. Discussion And Direction To Staff For Planning Upcoming Commission Meeting On Organizational And Policy Goals

  14. Commissioner And Staff Oral Reports and Announcements

    1. Next Meeting Of The Public Ethics Commission is April 7, 2003.


  16. Adjournment


You may speak on any item appearing on the agenda; however, you must fill out a Speaker’s 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 Oakland’s 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