Posts Tagged ‘ethics training’

Post-Election Questions? Blog Posts Have Answers

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Now that the votes are in, let the questions begin! When do new county commissioners get sworn in and who can administer the oaths of office? What are the requirements for the organizational meeting? What powers do the “lame duck” commissioners have prior to the changeover? Who is required to take the mandatory ethics training, […]

You’ve Won Your Election – Time for Ethics Training!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Elections are over, TV ads are back to normal, and mail boxes are no longer full of campaign flyers. Ballots have been counted, results certified, and oaths of office taken. Among the other duties and obligations required of newly elected and reelected local government officials is that they participate in mandatory ethics training. If you […]

New Ethics Requirements for Local Transportation Planning Organizations – Round 2

Friday, June 28th, 2013

During the 2012 short session, the General Assembly enacted legislation that covered members of local transportation planning groups, known as RPOs and MPOs, under the State Government Ethics Act (GS Chapter 138A), the same ethics laws that apply to many state officials (for more about MPO’s and RPO’s and last year’s legislation, see this previous […]

Local Transportation Planning Groups Now Covered under the State Ethics Act – What Does This Mean For Them?

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

UPDATE: NEW LEGISLATION (SB411) WENT INTO EFFECT ON JUNE 19, 2013, SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGING THE ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR MPOs AND RPOs.  CLICK HERE FOR A NEW BLOG POST OUTLINES THESE NEW REQUIREMENTS. During the recent legislative session, the General Assembly designated RPOs and MPOs as “boards” for purposes of GS Chapter 138A (S.L. 2012-142, Sec. 24.16).  […]