ETHICS COMMISSION

The Commission will hold a regular meeting once per quarter. Before the end of each calendar year, the Commission will set the meeting schedule for the following calendar year.

Philip Dorsey Esq,
Chairman

Christopher Jeys
Member

Terry Bonnivier
Member

There is a Town of Leonardtown Ethics Commission that consists of three members: two appointed by the Mayor and one being the Town Attorney.

  1. The Commission shall:

    1. Devise, receive and maintain all forms required by this chapter;

    2. Develop procedures and policies for advisory opinion requests and provide published advisory opinions to persons subject to this chapter regarding the applicability of the provisions of this chapter to them;

    3. Develop procedures and policies for the processing of complaints and make appropriate determinations regarding complaints filed by any person alleging violations of this chapter; and

    4. Conduct a public information program regarding the purposes and application of this chapter.

  2. The Commission shall certify to the State Ethics Commission on or before October 1 of each year that the Town of Leonardtown is in compliance with the requirements of State Government Article, Title 15, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland, for elected local officials.

  3. The Commission shall determine if changes to this chapter are required to be in compliance with the requirements of State Government Article, Title 15, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland, and shall forward any recommended changes and amendments to the Town Council for enactment.

  4. The Commission may adopt other policies and procedures to assist in the implementation of the Commission's programs established in this chapter. 

Ethics Complaint Form