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Wanted: Applicants for DeKalb County’s reconstituted ethics board

DeKalb’s latest ethics referendum passed overwhelmingly, meaning the county’s long-dormant ethics board will soon be reconstituted. But before that can happen, new members must be selected. And the application period is now open. “The DeKalb Ethics Appointing Committee is in support of a transparent, uniform and coordinated process,” said state Rep. Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, said […]

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DeKalb voters approve county’s latest ethics referendum

DeKalb County will have a new, functional ethics board by the end of the year. There were still tens of thousands of absentee ballots to be counted in DeKalb on Wednesday. But voters had overwhelmingly supported the latest proposal to reshape ethics oversight in the county. Among other things, the measure fixes the problematic appointment process […]

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Five organizations say to vote ‘yes’ on DeKalb Board of Ethics ballot question

Letter: Five organizations say to vote ‘yes’ on DeKalb Board of Ethics ballot question Posted by Reporter Newspapers | Oct 16, 2020 DeKalb voters are once again voting on revisions to an Ethics Act passed in 2015 by 92% of voters. This time, leaders of several DeKalb citizens’ groups are encouraging you to vote yes.  Here are the reasons why: […]

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NextDoor Posting

 [Name of neighbor, friend, contact]  On the DeKalb County ballot there will be a referendum to adopt changes which revise the Board of Ethics for the county.  DeKalb Citizens Advocacy Council, the group that opposed the previous referendum, supports this one.  You can find an in-depth explanation of the major changes and the reasons for […]