June 7, 2017 Meeting

​Notice of Open and Closed Meeting

Wisconsin Ethics Commission

212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor Board Room, Madison, Wisconsin

Wednesday June 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

Open Session Agenda

A. Call to Order  
B. Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice  
C. Introduction of New Staff Members 
D. Commission Policy on Succession of the Chair
E. Minutes of March 7, 2017 Meeting 
F. Personal Appearances 
G. Administrative Rules Update – ETH Chapters 6, 21, 25, and 26 (including hearings and public comment)
H. RA-2017-2 Response
I. Complaint Process Overview Documents 
J. Internal Policies
     1. Public Records Notice and Policy
     2. Internal Staff Policies 
K. Agency Office Space Request
L. Updated Shared Staffing MOU with Elections Commission 
M. Verbal Update on the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget Process 
N. Agency Operating Budget Update
O. Administrator’s Report
P. Consideration of Future Agenda Items 
Q. Closed Session
     1. Requests for Advice
     2. Complaints and Investigations
     3. Employment , Promotion, Compensation, Performance Evaluations      
R. Adjourn

The Ethics Commission will convene in open session but may move to closed session under WIS. STAT. § 19.85(1)(c), (g), and (h). This notice is to inform the public that the Commission intends to convene in open session, but may move to closed session. The Commission plans to return to open session to adjourn following that closed session. WIS. STAT. § 19.85(2). 

WIS. STAT. §§19.50 & 19.55(3) No employee of the Commission may disclose information related to an investigation or prosecution under ch. 11, subchapter III of ch. 13, or ch. 19.

WIS. STAT. §19.85(1)(c) Considering employment, promotion, compensation, or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.

WIS. STAT. §19.85(1)(g) Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.

WIS. STAT. §19.85(1)(h) The Commission’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.

Notice of Hearing - ETH 6.pdf

Notice of Hearing - ETH 21.pdf

Notice of Hearing - ETH 25.pdf

Notice of Hearing - ETH 26.pdf


Open Session Minutes 06072017 Final.pdf