For Immediate Release
Date: September 19, 2013
The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications beginning Friday, September 20, 2013 through Thursday, September 26, 2013 for appointment to the Ethics Board:
ETHICS BOARD: The board will hear and conduct review of complaints filed against elected officials of the City; if such complaints involve impropriety of elected officials and violation of the provisions of the Ethics Ordinance, and if such violations affected the elected official’s ability to carry out his/her official duties. Members shall be known for their personal integrity. The Mayor shall appoint one (1) member; the Aldermen shall appoint one (1) member; together the Mayor and Aldermen shall appoint one (1) member who shall be an attorney in good standing with the State bar. Members must reside in the City and not be an elected official or City employee. Board members shall be prohibited from engaging in City election, political activities, and from making campaign contributions to candidates in city elections during their terms as board members. Members shall serve a four (4) year term. Three (3) terms are available for appointment.
Applications can be found on the City’s website: www.savannahga.gov/boards. Applications will be accepted beginning Friday, September 20, 2013.
NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 12:00 noon, Thursday, September 26, 2013. (CLOSING DATE)
Upon completion of the appointment process by the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah, all applicants and appointees will be notified.
For further information, contact the Office of the Clerk of Council. Telephone 651-6441, Fax 651-4260 or Email – email@example.com.