August 12, 2021
New Ethics Board opinion examines what qualifies as board/commission service on the City's behalf–an important determination for analyzing potential conflicts of interest.
June 28, 2021
New Ethics Board opinion explores restrictions on City employees' secondary employment. Hint: volunteer board memberships count as secondary employment.
April 5, 2021
In October 2020, Baltimore's Inspector General officially designated full time staff to help the Ethics Board fulfill its important duties. Click here or below to see what the Board's been up to in this Six Month Review.
April 1, 2021
When should a member of City Council refrain from participating in a legislative matter? New Ethics Board advisory opinion examines one scenario–where the member's secondary employer is involved.
March 11, 2021
New Ethics Board advisory opinion applies the Ethics Law to certain voting abstention policies of the City's Board of Estimates.
February 11, 2021
New Ethics Board advisory opinion clarifies the Ethics Law's restrictions on employment for former City officials and employees.
December 16, 2020
For the first time in 3+ years, the Ethics Board publishes an advisory opinion, and it involves a gift (just in time for the holidays).
December 7, 2020
Ethical Gift Guide and Gift Acceptance Quiz outline Ethics Law gift acceptance provisions.