Announcing the January edition of the Public Service Puzzler (in PDF), a contest brought to you by the City’s Conflicts of Interest Board! Spending just five minutes with the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law could win you prizes! Each month a new puzzle, question, or other activity will be brought to you by the Board’s Training and Education Unit. All you have to do is give five minutes of thoughtful consideration. Click here to visit the Public Service Puzzler home page for more information, including an interview with last month’s winner!
New Ethics Express
The Conflicts of Interest Board has released a new episode of Ethics Express: Conflicts of Interest Explained in Five Minutes or Less. This series of short videos takes a thoughtful, talk-show-style approach to explaining basic principles of the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law. Watch the latest installment, a continuation of previous discussion about gifts, below, and stay tuned for more! Click here for previous installments.
Click here to watch in Windows Media Player.
Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Rule on the Dollar Amount With Respect to “Ownership Interest”
The Conflicts of Interest Board adjusted the dollar amount in the definition of “ownership interest” (Section 1-11 of Title 53 of the Rules of the City of New York) as required by Section 2603(a) of Chapter 68 of the New York City Charter. The text of the amended rule and statement of basis and purpose can be found in the PDF document below or by linking to NYCRules here.
● Notice of Adoption - 2014 COIB Rule 1-11 Amendment (in PDF)