What about ethics?


Noting the failed attempt to bring ethics review to DeKalb through legislation that was approved by 92% of voters, the Vista Grove charter includes many provisions to prevent unethical activities. These include:

  • Term limits for councilpersons and the mayor
  • Non-partisan elections
  • Monthly public meetings
  • Strict requirements about disclosure, recusal and conflict of interest in the city charter, resulting in removal from the council.
  • Published monthly reports on the operations and expenditures of the city.
  • Internal auditor reviewing, at minimum quarterly, operations and expenditures to confirm they fall within the approved budget and do not conflict with the city charter

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  • Amy Parker