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The Public Service Puzzler

Welcome to the home page of the Public Service Puzzler, a contest brought to you by the 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 and send in your answer to

One lucky winner each month will receive a gift package from COIB, his or her name, picture and bio on the contest web page, and the same in the following month’s edition of the Board’s monthly newsletter, The Ethical Times

This Month's Contest

August's Public Service Puzzler takes the form of a Mad Lib contest. Click the link below for all the details, and good luck!  Entries are due on August 15th.

‚óŹ August Public Service Puzzler
 (in PDF)

Meet Last Month's Winner  

Meet Lisa Loren, the winner of the July 2014 Public Service Puzzler! Lisa is a Project Manager at the Department of Finance. 

Learn more about Lisa in our interview below.

Q: What do you do in your job?
A: Employee Relations.

Q: How long have you been working for the City?
A: 29 years this month.

Q: Name a special interest or hobby!
A:  Playing the flute.

Q: What's your favorite thing about City service?
A:  Getting our money's worth for our citizens.


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