January 22, 2018 Meeting


Wisconsin Ethics Commission

212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor

Madison, WI 53703

Monday January 22, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

Open Session Agenda

A.    Call to Order  

B.     Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice – Administrator

C.     Closed Session

    1. Complaints and Investigations

The Ethics Commission will convene in open session and then will move to closed session under Wis. Stat. § 19.85(1)(g), (h), or Wis. Stat. § 19.851. This notice is to inform the public that the Commission intends to convene in open session, but will then move to closed session. The Commission plans to adjourn from that closed session, as outlined in the above agenda. 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)

Any meeting of a governmental body, upon motion duly made and carried, may be convened in closed session under one or more of the exemptions provided in this section. The motion shall be carried by a majority vote in such manner that the vote of each member is ascertained and recorded in the minutes. No motion to convene in closed session may be adopted unless the chief presiding officer announces to those present at the meeting at which such motion is made, the nature of the business to be considered at such closed session, and the specific exemption or exemptions under this subsection by which such closed session is claimed to be authorized. Such announcement shall become part of the record of the meeting. No business may be taken up at any closed session except that which relates to matters contained in the chief presiding officer's announcement of the closed session. A closed session may be held for any of the following purposes: 

Wis. Stat. § 19.851(2)

The commission shall hold each meeting of the commission for the purpose of deliberating concerning an investigation of any violation of the law under the jurisdiction of the commission in closed session under this section.

 Open Session Minutes 20180122 Final.pdf

Future Ethics Commission Meetings Scheduled:

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM

  • Tuesday August 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM

  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM