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Ethics Commission

Ethics Commission seeks at-large member

VALPARAISO | The City of Valparaiso Ethics Commission is currently seeking letters of interest for an at-large member. The mission of the City of Valparaiso Ethics Commission is to uphold the highest standards of integrity in city government. We envision Valparaiso as a community that is res…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Well-intended ethics pledge no cure for corruption

MARC CHASE: Well-intended ethics pledge no cure for corruption

It's sad when public officials must show their willingness to do the right thing by signing toothless documents promising they won't act like conniving, entitled thieves and will train their underlings to avoid such behaviors.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The March 20 edition of the Roundtable discusses Indiana's presence in the Ukraine-Russia crisis; funding for South Shore expansion and Porter County joining the ethics commission

March 20, 2014 4:15 pm

Warring, Rev. Porter named to Valpo ethics panel

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission has two new members.

March 10, 2014 1:44 pm

Valpo ethics panel promotes education

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso's Ethics Commission is preparing to meet with city department heads as part of its ongoing ethics education program.

September 10, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo ethics panel dismisses school board complaint

VALPARAISO | Saying that ethics charges filed against members of the school board don't apply to any of the definitions of an ethics violation in the Valparaiso city ordinance, the city's Ethics Commission voted Tuesday to dismiss the complaint.

August 14, 2012 7:48 pm

Valpo ethics panel to discuss alleged violation

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission is expected to discuss a complaint filed against the Valparaiso Community Schools board by former School Board member Brigid McLinn.

August 07, 2012 3:22 pm

State law forcing Valpo to re-examine ethics ordinance

VALPARAISO | The City Council beat the July 1 deadline for passing the state-mandated language on nepotism. Now the city's Ethics Commission must decide what to do with the old city ethics ordinance.

July 07, 2012 7:15 pm

Valparaiso ethics panel may add members

VALPARAISO | In mapping out its mission for the coming year, the first thing the city's Ethics Commission will work on is the possible expansion of membership to seven or nine from five.

January 30, 2012 5:22 pm

Valpo ethics panel has new member, seeks new goals

VALPARAISO | Now that it has gotten new direction and inspiration from nationally known ethics consultant Carla Miller, the city's Ethics Commission wants to discuss what its goals and direction ought to be for the future.

January 23, 2012 12:00 am
Ethics expert touts need for involvement

Ethics expert touts need for involvement

VALPARAISO | Being unethical doesn't always mean a person is doing something illegal, Carla Miller told a group of about 80 who attended Wednesday's luncheon presentation on ethics at Valparaiso University.

January 11, 2012 4:19 pm

Register for Valpo ethics luncheon by Monday

VALPARAISO | Monday morning is the deadline for the public to sign up to attend the Mayor's Government Ethics Roundtable luncheon at noon Wednesday at Valparaiso University's Harre Union.

January 07, 2012 8:15 pm
Ethics expert to visit Valparaiso, speak at VU on Jan. 11

Ethics expert to visit Valparaiso, speak at VU on Jan. 11

VALPARAISO | It's good the city developed an ethics ordinance before it was faced with ethics problems, but it would be even better if ethics were addressed on a county level, a nationally known ethics expert said.

December 26, 2011 6:45 pm

Valpo ethics panel weighs training options

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission is determined to get ethics training for itself and for city employees, but first it has to decide the best way to do that.

August 15, 2011 7:30 pm
Education key to ethics in local government

Education key to ethics in local government

Calvin Bellamy does not believe a long list of do's and don'ts is the answer to maintaining a high level of ethics in local government.

July 03, 2011 12:00 am

Council, ethics reps to discuss training

VALPARAISO | The need for ethics training, what it should cover and who should get it will be discussed next week by Valparaiso Councilman Michael Baird and Ethics Commission Chairman Larry Tumbleson.

June 28, 2011 7:08 pm

Ethics ithn't jutht thome English noble?

As Stephen says on "The Colbert Report": "That brings us to tonight's word."

June 25, 2011 12:00 am

Fire chief restored to full status

VALPARAISO | The interim status has been removed from Fire Chief Dave Nondorf's position.

June 15, 2011 1:07 pm

Nepotism issue divides Valpo council, ethics panel

VALPARAISO | Concerned about the ongoing debate over nepotism in city government, the city's Ethics Commission chairman has called for an ethics education session with the council.

May 24, 2011 2:15 pm

Ethics amendment gets tepid endorsement

VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission made it clear the proposed amendment to the ethics ordinance on nepotism does clarify the issue it faced concerning Fire Chief David Nondorf, but the members also think nepotism is a bad idea.

May 11, 2011 4:18 pm
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