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Jeffrey T. Mikulina
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Jim Myers

Andrew I.T. Chang
Gerald L. Coffee

E. Gordon Grau, Ph.D.

Amy H. Hirano

Jared N. Kawashima

Darolyn H. Lendio

Stephen E. Meder, Arch.D.

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Malcolm J. Tom

Chuck T. Narikiyo
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Charter Question 5

On the November 2006 ballot:  Should the Ethics Commission have the authority to impose civil fines on elected officers for ethics violations?

Vote YES or NO

Digest of the proposed amendment:

Present:  The Ethics Commission can make recommendations for disciplinary action against elected officers, but cannot impose fines or other discipline.

If proposal passes:

  • Ethics Commission would have the power to impose civil monetary fines against elected officers of the City.
  • The amount of the fines would be established by ordinance.

Full text of the proposed amendment:

 Question 5 - Proposed Amendment Full Text (PDF)


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