3900 Main St.  
Riverside, CA 92522  
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City of Riverside  
Board of Ethics  
Agenda - Revised  
Meeting Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023  
5:00 PM  
City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber  
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Publication Date: Monday, February 27, 2023  
Originally Published: February 17, 2023  
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Riverside wishes to make all of its public meetings accessible to the public. Upon  
request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons  
with disabilities, as required by 42 U.S.C. ยง12132 of the Americans with Disabilities Act  
of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in  
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at 951-826-5427 at least 72 hours before the meeting, if possible. TTY users call 7-1-1  
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Agenda related writings or documents provided to the Board are available in the Office of  
entrance of the Art Pick Council Chamber while the meeting is in session.  
5 P.M.  
Election of Chair  
Election of Vice Chair  
Audience participation is encouraged. Public comments are limited to 3 minutes.  
To comment on any matters within the jurisdiction of the Board, you are invited to  
participate in person or call at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699  
1265. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak. Individuals in the queue will be  
prompted to unmute by pressing *6 when you are ready to speak.  
select the "Raise Hand" function to request to speak. An on-screen message will  
prompt you to "unmute" and speak.  
Board member introductions:  
i) Beth Hill-Skinner to Citywide Seat  
ii) Gustavo Garcia to Citywide Seat  
iii) Dr. Alycia Benson to Ward 4 Seat  
All matters listed under the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine by the Board  
of Ethics and may be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no  
separate discussion of these items unless, before the Board of Ethics votes on the  
motion to adopt, Members of the Board of Ethics or staff, request specific items be  
removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action. Removed consent items will be  
discussed immediately after adoption of the balance of the Consent Calendar.  
Minutes of February 2, 2023  
Audience participation is encouraged. Public comments are limited to 3 minutes. Via  
phone: press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak when the discussion item is called.  
Via Zoom: select the "raise hand" function to request to speak. An on-screen message  
will prompt you to "unmute" and speak.  
Minutes and written Statement of Findings and Decision of February 2, 2023,  
Hearing Panel regarding Code of Ethics complaint by Jennifer Larratt-Smith against  
Councilmember Conder  
(Hearing Panel Members Chair De Herrera, Vega, DeMont, Newman, Foley, and  
Alternate Member Foreman)  
Formation of Ad hoc committee for review of Standing Rules  
Authority and conditions for use of outside legal counsel in lieu of the City Attorney  
to advise the Board of Ethics  
Susan Wilson, Assistant City Attorney  
Brief reports on meetings attended by Board Member  
Items for future Board consideration as requested by Board of Ethics Members  
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The next Board of Ethics meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 5 p.m.  
View live Webcast of Board Meetings at:  
RiversideCa.gov/Meeting or WatchRiverside.com  
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