Applicant Sought for Harford County School System Ethics Panel

From Harford County Public Schools: The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill an opening on the school system’s Ethics Panel. The Ethics Panel reviews inquiries concerning potential violations of ethics on the part of school employees or Board members, provides advisory opinions regarding ethics issues and […]

Harford County Board of Education: Partial Student Voting Rights Bill Signed by Governor; Ethics Policy Revision Approved

From the Harford County Board of Education: The Board of Education of Harford County met for a special business meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in the Board Room of the HCPS/A.A. Roberty Building and took the following actions or received the following presentations: Student Representative Anthony Cofrancesco announced that the Partial Student Voting Rights […]

Harford County Board of Education April 10 Agenda: Recognition of Teacher of the Year Finalists; Contract Approvals; Decision on Revised Board Ethics Policy

The Harford County Board of Education cancelled a special business meeting planned for last week to discuss budget matters, seeking more time to review the proposed county funding levels for schools that were released on March 30 by County Executive David Craig. In the meantime, a Board business meeting is planned for April 10th to […]

Aberdeen Ethics Commission Finds Mayor Bennett in Violation of City Code; “Series of Imprudent Actions” Stemmed from Trip to Georgia with Ripken Baseball

From Patrick McGrady: The City of Aberdeen Ethics Commission issued a Decision today, ruling that Mayor Michael Bennett, President of the Maryland Municipal League, violated multiple sections of the Aberdeen City Code. The Decision follows an official Complaint filed with the City of Aberdeen Ethics Commission by Patrick McGrady. McGrady’s complaint addressed multiple laws in […]

McGrady Files Complaint with Aberdeen Ethics Commission Over Mayor Bennett’s Trip to Georgia with Ripken Baseball

From Patrick McGrady: Patrick McGrady today filed an official complaint with the Aberdeen Ethics Commission regarding the reported actions of Mayor Michael Bennett. According to articles published by the Augusta Chronicle and Baltimoresun.com, Mayor Bennett traveled to Augusta, Georgia during the first week of August, 2011 to advocate on behalf of the Ripken Baseball Group. […]

Aberdeen Agenda Oct. 10: Public Ethics Ordinance; Bond Sale, Northgate Business Park; Committee Appointments

The Aberdeen City Council is expected to vote Monday night on the adoption of the city’s new Public Ethics Ordinance. Originally introduced in August, the proposed ordinance would delineate provisions and rules for an Ethics Commission; conflicts of interest; lobbying; and financial disclosure for local elected officials, candidates for elected office, municipal employees and appointed […]

Aberdeen Agenda Sept. 26: Ethics Ordinance Adoption Oct. 10; Vehicle and Equipment Bids for Aberdeen Proving Ground Waste Water Treatment Plant

During its legislative session Monday night, the Aberdeen City Council will discuss the elements of the city’s new Public Ethics Ordinance, which is currently slated for adoption on October 10. The proposed ordinance would delineate provisions and rules for an Ethics Commission; conflicts of interest; lobbying; and financial disclosure for local elected officials, candidates for […]