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City of Philadelphia
Board of Ethics
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1504

Phone: (215) 686-9450
Fax: (215) 686-9453
Next Board Meeting - May 16, 2018
May 10, 2018

The monthly Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, starting at 1:00 p.m. at 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 in Room 18-020.  The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda

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Stipulation of Settlement with C.O.P.S. PAC and Kevin Price - 4/19/18
Apr 19, 2018
Ethics Board Settlement Agreements - 4/19/18
Apr 19, 2018
The Board of Ethics has approved three Settlement Agreements to resolve violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law and the City's Lobbying Law:

Citizens of Rich Negrin - Resolves two violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law for failing to disclose an in-kind contribution and filing a late campaign finance report.

Media Mobilizing Project and Arielle Klagsbrun - Resolves three violations of the City's Lobbying Law for failure to register in 2017 and submit a Q4 expense report.

State Senator Scott Wagner - Resolves two violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law for making excess campaign contributions.

Press Release and Settlements
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March Public Board Meeting - CANCELLED
Mar 20, 2018
Due to the forecasted inclement weather, the March Public Board Meeting has been cancelled.  The April Public Board Meeting is scheduled for 1pm on 4/18/18.
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 2/22/2018
Feb 22, 2018
The Board of Ethics has approved a Settlement Agreement with District 1199C PAC resolving a violation of the City's Campaign Finance Law for the late filing of a campaign finance report with the Board.

Press Release and Settlement
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 10/19/2017
Oct 19, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a Settlement Agreement with Trustwave PAC resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law.

Press Release and Settlement
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Court Order Issued in Favor of Board of Ethics against C.O.P.S. PAC and Kevin Price
Oct 16, 2017
August Board Meeting Cancellation
Jul 26, 2017

The monthly Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 was cancelled by the Board at its July 19, 2017 Board meeting.  The next scheduled Board meeting is Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm.

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Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 6/5/2017
Jun 05, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a settlement agreement with Marlena Gordon resolving violations of the City Ethics Code's conflict of interest restrictions.

Press Release and Settlement
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreements - 5/30/2017
May 30, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a settlement agreement with Louis Giorla resolving a violation of the City's Ethics Code and an agreement with Manny Morales and Manny Morales for City Council resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law.

Press Release and Settlements
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 4/26/2017
Apr 26, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a settlement agreement with the Seth Williams Victory Committee resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law.

Press Release and Settlement Agreement
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreements - 4/20/2017
Apr 20, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved Settlement Agreements with Teamsters Local 830 and Frank Keel resolving violations of the Philadelphia Lobbying Law.

Press Release and Settlement Agreements
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Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 3/20/17
Mar 20, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a Settlement Agreement with Local 692 Sprinklerfitters PAC, resolving a violation of the City Campaign Finance Law for the late filing of a Campaign Finance Report with the Board.

Press Release and Settlement Agreement
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ADVISORY ALERT - Upcoming Campaign Finance Reporting Deadlines for Philadelphia's May 16, 2017 Primary Elections for DA & Controller
Mar 17, 2017
Key Points for City Officers and Employees Regarding Gifts
Feb 24, 2017

Board staff have developed two educational documents related to the City gift ordinance: (1) an overview of key points for City officers and employees regarding gifts; and (2) templates of letters a City officer or employee can use when returning gifts and gratuities.

Key Points Regarding Gifts

Template Letters for Returning Gifts and Gratuities

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ADVISORY ALERT - Attribution of Contributions made from Joint Checking Accounts
Feb 21, 2017
Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 1/17/2017
Jan 17, 2017
The Board of Ethics has approved a Settlement Agreement with Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams resolving violations by him for (1) failing to disclose gifts and sources of income on his City Statements of Financial Interest and (2) for accepting gifts prohibited by the City's Ethics Code.

Press Release and Settlement Agreement
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ADVISORY ALERT - Doubling of Campaign Contribution Limits for Philadelphia's District Attorney Election
Jan 09, 2017
Amended Regulation No. 9 (Lobbying) effective as of 1/3/2017
Jan 03, 2017
Ethics Board Settlement Agreement - 12/22/2016
Dec 22, 2016
The Board of Ethics has approved a settlement agreement resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law for the late filing of campaign finance reports.

Press Release and Settlement Agreement
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