Wisconsin Ethics Commission
101 East Wilson Street, Pecatonica Room
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Call in Number: (608) 571-2209
Friday, November 3, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
Open Session Agenda
A. Call to Order
B. Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice – Administrator
C. Closed Session
1. Complaints and Investigations
* The public is permitted to attend the Open Session portion of the meeting. However, once convened, the Commission will immediately go into Closed Session and all attendees other than the Commission and its staff will be excused from the meeting.
Future Ethics Commission Meetings Scheduled:
• Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at 9:00 AM
• Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 9:00 AM
• Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 9:00 AM
• Tuesday, July 23, 2024, at 9:00AM
• Tuesday, October 15, 2024, at 9:00 AM
• Tuesday, December 17, 2024, at 9:00 AM
The Ethics Commission will convene in open session but may move to closed session under WIS. STAT. § 19.85(1) and WIS. STAT. § 19.851(2). This notice is to inform the public that the Commission intends to convene in open session but may move to closed session. The Commission intends to adjourn the meeting while in closed session.
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 an 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.