The 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. Members shall be known for their personal integrity.
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. Members must reside in the City and not be an elected official or City employee. 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 serve a four (4) year term.
Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:
1. Thomas Hersch
2. Attorney Christian Steinmetz
3. Jose de Arimateia da Cruz
For more information, please contact:
Bates Lovett, City Attorney
6 East Bay Street
3rd Floor Gambles Bldg.
Savannah, GA 31401