2020 CRC Potential Evaluation Topics

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Ethics Concerning Lobbyist

On August 7, 2019, the 2020 Charter Review Commission (CRC) approved the request to establish the Ethics Concerning Lobbyist as a committee for the 2020 CRC.

After careful consideration of the information presented, the committee voted to recommend no amendments to the Orange County Charter be made with respect to the Ethics Concerning Lobbyists Evaluation Topic. The committee also voted to recommend no amendments to the Orange County Charter be made with respect to the creation of an Ethics Commission separate from the Ethics Advisory Board that currently is provided for under the Orange County Ethics Code.

On March 4, 2020, the CRC accepted the committee’s recommendation to make no changes to the Orange County Charter with respect to the Ethics Concerning Lobbyists Evaluation Topic. The CRC also accepted the committee’s recommendation to make no changes to the Orange County Charter with respect to the creation of an Ethics Commission separate from the Ethics Advisory Board that currently is provided for under the Orange County Ethics Code.

Title Date Size
Member Stoccardo Ethics Proposal Dated June 28, 2019 2019/07/03 112 KB
General Counsel Memo re Lobbyist Restrictions 2019/07/30 86 KB
Member Stoccardo Ethics Proposal Dated August 8, 2019 2019/08/16 17 KB
Member Stoccardo Ethics Proposal Dated August 16, 2019 2019/08/16 120 KB
General Counsel Memo re Lobbyist Definitions 2019/08/26 105 KB
General Counsel Chart of Lobbying Activities 2019/09/12 102 KB
Member Stoccardo Ethics Proposal Dated September 19, 2019 2019/09/20 35 KB
Member Steinhauer Ethics Proposal 2019/09/20 34 KB
General Counsel Memo re Lobbying Local Regulations 2019/09/30 108 KB
Member Vilchez Santiago Exhibit Understanding the Role of Ethics Commissions 2019/10/03 814 KB
Member Vilchez Santiago Exhibit Principles for Designing an Independent Ethics Commission 2019/10/03 468 KB
Member Vilchez Santiago Committee Meeting Remarks Dated October 10, 2019 2019/10/10 74 KB
Orange County Ordinance 2008-15 2019/10/10 424 KB
Orange County Ordinance 2010-08 2019/10/10 1,006 KB
2009 – 2019 Registered Lobbyists & Appointed Advisory Board Members Public Records Request 2019/10/11 88 KB
Orange County Florida Ethics and Campaign Finance Reform Task Force Final Report with Recommendations Dated January 29, 2008 2019/10/21 1 MB
General Counsel Memo re Orange County's Current Local Code of Ethics and Ethics Advisory Board 2019/10/28 2 MB
Draft Ethics Concerning Lobbyists Final Report 2020/01/09 85 KB
Ethics Concerning Lobbyists Final Report Dated January 13, 2020 2020/02/06 84 KB