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Requesting an Advisory Opinion

Who can request an advisory opinion?

To request written advice from the Board of Ethics regarding the applicability and interpretation of the Code of Ethics in a particular situation involving the requestor, you must be one of the following:

  • Current or Former Municipal Employee
  • Current or Former Appointed Member of a Municipal Authority
  • Current or Former Elected Official
  • Current Candidate for Municipal Office or Employment

How do I file a request for an Advisory Opinion?

Requests for Advisory Opinions must be in writing on the form prescribed by the Municipal Clerk.  This form can be obtained on the Board of Ethics Webpage. 

Where do I file my request?

The Request for an Advisory Opinion must be filed with the Municipal Clerk's Office.  The Municipal Clerk will make the request available to the Board of Ethics at its next scheduled regular meeting.

    • Ethics
    • Municipal Clerk: Barbara A. Jones
    • 632 West 6th Avenue Ste 250
    • 907-343-4311