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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 mention in the following month’s edition of the Board’s monthly newsletter, The Ethical Times

This Month's Contest

October's Public Service Puzzler is a word scramble puzzle. Click the link below for all the details, and good luck!  Entries are due by October 23rd.

‚óŹ  October Public Service Puzzler (in PDF)

Meet Last Month's Winner  

Meet Felipe Flores, the winner of the October 2015 Public Service Puzzler! Learn more about Felipe in our interview below.



Q: What is your City/office title?
A: User Experience Design Lead.

Q: What do you do in your job? 
A: Design software using various user experience design methods (e.g. user research, prototyping etc.)

Q: How long have you been working for the City?
Two and a half years.

Q: Name a special interest or hobby!
A: I record and perform music.

Q: What's your favorite thing about City service?
A: That our goal is to create software to help people.

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