Ethics Commission

Authorized by and Date: Authorized by Ordinance C35148. Passed City Council on January 12, 2015, and effective on February 25, 2015.

Mission Statement/Purpose: It is the policy of the City of Spokane to uphold, promote and demand the highest standards of ethics from all of its employees and City officers, whether elected, appointed or hired. City officers and employees shall maintain the utmost standards of responsibility, trustworthiness, integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fairness in carrying out their public duties, avoid any improprieties in their roles as public servants including the appearance of impropriety, and never use their City position, authority or resources for personal gain.

Meeting date, time and place: The Ethics Commission shall schedule and announce its meet times consistent with City policy and the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter RCW 42.30. Other than meetings to consider and decide complaints regarding violations of the Code of Ethics, commission members may participate in meetings by phone.

Filing a complaint: To file an ethics complaint with the City of Spokane Ethics commission, fill out the complaint form and follow the enclosed instructions.

Members Term
Kenneth Hall 01/01/2018 to 12/31/2020 (1st Term)
Sarah O’Hare 01/01/2018 to 12/31/2020 (1st Term)
Gail Heck-Sweeney 04/01/2019 to 12/31/2021 (1st Term)
Dennis Cronin, Chair 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2021 (2nd Term)
Ivan “Merle” Iverson 04/01/2019 to 12/31/2021 (1st Term)
Clayton McFarland 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2022 (2nd Term)
Michelle Bleek 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2022 (2nd Term)

Ethics Commmission General Documents

Complaints

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015

Decisions

Reviews

Agendas

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015

Minutes


Contact

Ethics Commission
Rebecca Riedinger
Staff Support
509.625.6229
rriedinger@spokanecity.org

Salvatore Faggiano
Legal Counsel
509.625.6818
sfaggiano@spokanecity.org