The Board of Ethics was formed by the Borough Assembly to administer Ketchikan Gateway Borough Code Chapter 2.20, Conflict of Interest, (Ethics Code) as it pertains to elected and appointed officials of the Borough, members of the Board of Education, and the School District Superintendent. The Borough Clerk serves as administrative staff to the Board. Among other duties as outlined in Borough Code Section 2.55.020, the Board is responsible for the following:
Reviews the Borough Ethics Code and recommends updates as needed
Reviews the Ethics Board Rules of Procedure and recommends updates as needed
Renders advisory opinions with respect to the Borough Ethics Code
The Board of Ethics meets regularly on a quarterly basis. If the Board receives an inquiry on a matter related to the Borough Ethics Code, or a conflict of interest complaint, the Board will be convened to discuss the matter at hand. Meeting information and records of the Board are available in the Borough Clerk's office.
The Ethics Board consists of 3 regular members and 2 alternate members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the assembly. Click here for a listing of the current membership.
There are currently two vacancies on the Board of Ethics - for two alternate member seats, both with three-year terms of office. Interested persons are requested to submit an application and resume to the Borough Clerk.
Ethics Code and Board of Ethics Rules of Procedure