Description: The Ethics Board will hear and conduct review of complaints filed against elected officials of the City; if such complaints involve impropriety of elected officials and violation of the provisions of the Ethics Ordinance, and if such violations affected the elected official’s ability to carry out his/her official duties.
Membership/Appointment: The Mayor shall appoint one (1) member; the Aldermen shall appoint one (1) member; together the Mayor and Aldermen shall appoint one (1) member who shall be an attorney in good standing with the State bar. Board members shall be prohibited from engaging in City election, political activities, and from making campaign contributions to candidates in City elections during their terms as board members. Members shall be known for their personal integrity.
Min. Requirements: Members must reside in the City and not be an elected official or City employee. One member shall be an attorney in good standing with the State bar.
Term: Members shall serve a four (4) year term.
Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:
Attorney Christian Steinmetz, Chairman
Dr. Jose de Arimateia da Cruz
For more information, please contact:
Christian J. Steinmetz III, Esq. Gannam, Gnann & Steinmetz, LLC 425 East President Street Savannah, GA 31401