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Business Visiting City Hall

One Frank Ogawa Plaza
Monday, April 7, 2003
Hearing Room 1
6:30 p.m

Commission Membership:   Victor Ochoa (Chair), Alden Mudge (Vice-Chair), Barbara Newcombe, Peter Reinke, Patrick O'Hern, Lily Kimura, Jon Sylvester
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

  2. Approval of Draft Minutes of the Meeting of March 3, 2003
  3. Open Forum

  4. A Report And Action To Be Taken Regarding A Proposal To Regulate False Endorsements In Campaign Literature

  5. Discussion And Direction To Staff Regarding Analysis Of The Limited Public Financing Program During The March, 2002, And November, 2002, Election

  6. Discussion And Action To Be Taken Regarding Draft Commission Annual Report 2002

    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 meeting.

  7. Discussion And Direction To Staff From April 5, 2003, Commission Meeting On Organizational And Policy Goals

  8. Commission Oral Reports and Announcements

    1. Next Meeting Of The Public Ethics Commission is May 5, 2003.
  9. Adjournment

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