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Public Ethics Commission Enforcement Actions

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Date Posted: January 27th, 2020 @ 3:44 PM
Last Updated: May 27th, 2020 @ 11:12 AM

Enforcement Actions

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2020

Closure Date Complaint Action Violation

3/2/2020

In the Matter of Libby Schaaf, Complaint 19-20

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

3/2/2020

In the matter of the City of Oakland Public Works, Complaint 20-02

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

2/3/2020

In the Matter of City Council, Complaint 19-19

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

2/3/2020

In the matter of the City of Oakland Public Works, Complaint 20-01

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

1/6/2020

In the matter of the City of Oakland Public Works, Complaint 19-21

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

1/6/2020

In the matter of of Mike Rivera of the City of Oaklan Planning and building Department, Complaint 19-22

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

1/6/2020

In the Matter of PMACC DBA Harborside Health Center, Complaint 16-06

Dismissed

Insufficient evidence to support investigation

1/6/2020

In the Matter of Michael Colbruno, Complaint 16-01

Fine

Lobbyist Registration Act 3.20.040 & 3.20.110

2019

Closure Date Complaint Action Violation

12/2/2019

In the Matter of the City of Oakland Planning Department, Complaint M2019-06

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

12/2/2019

In the Matter of Joseph Betesh, Complaint 19-07

Fine – Streamline

Campaign rules

12/2/2019

In the Matter of Mayor Libby Schaff, Complaint M2019-02

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

12/2/2019

In the Matter of Jumoke Hinton Hodge, Monique Rivera, Re-Elect Jumoke Hinton Hodge for Oakland School Board 2016, Complaint 17-07

Fine – Streamline

Oakland Campaign Reform Act 3.12.240

12/2/2019

In the Matter of ShotSpotter, Complaint 14-29

Fine

Lobbyist Registration Act 3.12.140

12/2/2019

In the Matter of Council Member Dan Kalb, Complaint M2019-11

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

11/4/2019

In the Matter of Alameda County Taxpayers Association, Complaint 18-38

Dismissed

Referred to another agency

11/4/2019

In the Matter of Amber Todd, Complaint 19-02

Dismissed

Withdrawn by complainant

11/4/2019

In the Matter of the City Auditor Brenda Roberts, Complaint 18-28

Dismissed

Insufficient evidence to support investigation

11/4/2019

In the Matter of the City Auditor Brenda Roberts, Complaint 18-29

Dismissed

Insufficient evidence to support investigation

11/4/2019

In the Matter of the Oakland Police Department, Complaint M2019-13

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

11/4/2019

In the Matter of CM Brooks, Complaint 15-04

Advisory Letter

Oakland Campaign Reform Act 3.12.050 3.12.080

11/4/2019

In the Matter of the City of Oakland Finance Department; Case No. 18-37M., Complaint 18-37M

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

11/4/2019

In the Matter of Dana King, Complaint 15-03b

Advisory Letter

Oakland Campaign Reform Act 3.12.050 3.12.080

10/7/2019

In the Matter of Melanie Shelby, Complaint 15-03a

Warning Letter

Oakland Campaign Reform Act 3.12.050 3.12.080

10/7/2019

In the Matter of Katano Kasaine, Director of the Department of Finance, Complaint M2019-12

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

9/24/2019

In the Matter of Renee Sykes, OPD, Complaint 19-15

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

9/19/2019

In the Matter of Desley Brooks, Complaint 18-23

No action

Government Ethics Act 2.25.060(A)

8/5/2019

In the Matter of CM Larry Reid, Complaint 18-01

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

8/5/2019

In the Matter City Council Members, Complaint 19-11

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

8/5/2019

In the Matter of Mayor Libby Schaff, Complaint 19-09

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

8/5/2019

In the Matter of the City Council, Complaint 18-50

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

8/5/2019

In the Matter of Mark Forte; Libby Schaaf; City Council, Complaint M2019-01

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

8/5/2019

In the Matter of Anne Kirkpatrick, Complaint 19-10

Warning Letter

Ethics

6/4/2019

In the Matter of City Administrator Office, City Attorney, Alex Katz, Alexandra Orologas, Amber Todd, Richard Luna, Sabrina Landreth, Complaint 18-06M

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

6/4/2019

In the Matter of Joanne Karchmer, Complaint 18-39M

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

6/4/2019

In the Matter of City of Oakland Attorney Barbara Parker, Alex Katz, Mark Forte, City Administrator staff Amber Todd, Complaint 18-02M

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

6/4/2019

In the Matter of Amber Danielle-Rose Todd, Complaint 18-24M

Mediated

Public records/Open meetings

6/3/2019

In the Matter of Cesar Avila, Complaint 19-08

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction

6/3/2019

In the Matter of City of Oakland Building Department, Complaint 19-05

Dismissed

Not a violation within PEC enforcement jurisdiction