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Topic - Public Trust & Ethics Archive

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New Resources for Public Engagement, Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

New Resources for Public Engagement, Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

July 2010
Reading Employees’ Text Messages: A Heads Up for Public Agencies

Reading Employees’ Text Messages: A Heads Up for Public Agencies

June 2010
Will California's Future Bring All-Mail Ballot Elections?

Will California's Future Bring All-Mail Ballot Elections?

June 2010
Using Keypad Polling to Enhance Public Meetings

Using Keypad Polling to Enhance Public Meetings

It can be a challenge to design public meeting that allow a large and diverse group of residents to collaboratively identify and offer their preferences or recommendations to decision-makers in a limited amount of time. One technique that’s gaining popularity is the use of handheld wireless keypad devices, also known as keypad polling.

June 2010
Finding Strength in Shared Values and Diversity

Finding Strength in Shared Values and Diversity

Our shared values of local control and self-determination affect the breadth and depth of our organization’s leadership in every action we take. The policy-making process and procedures we employ are designed to ensure that our entire membership is represented because it is imperative that our policies reflect our broad constituency. The League is powerful largely because of the participation of its entire membership.

June 2010
Social Media and Public Agencies: Legal Issues You Should Know About

Social Media and Public Agencies: Legal Issues You Should Know About

June 2010
A Leader’s Role When Tragedy Strikes

A Leader’s Role When Tragedy Strikes

April 2010
A Leader’s Dilemma: Ethics Versus Expediency

A Leader’s Dilemma: Ethics Versus Expediency

February 2010
Ethics and the Agency Auditing Function

Ethics and the Agency Auditing Function

Auditors can help elected officials and agency managers make sure that public resources are properly used. By conducting periodic audits, local agencies can underscore their commitment to ethics and ensure that any misuse of public resources is detected and investigated.

December 2009
City Clerks Focus on Ethics and Elections

City Clerks Focus on Ethics and Elections

December 2009