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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 P.M.
MAY 15, 2008
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH
DES MOINES, IA

1.  CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2007, NOVEMBER 8, 2007, DECEMBER 11, 2007, FEBRUARY 11, 2008, AND APRIL 1, 2008

   3.   ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION – In accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code section 21.5, the Board will move into executive session to discuss complaints, investigations, and personnel matters.  Any action taken in executive session will be disclosed upon return to open session.

   4.   ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION 

   5.   POLICY DECISIONS
         A.  Payment for Personal Expenses
         B.   Corporate Food/Definition of Contribution
         C.   Interim Position/Post State Employment
         D.  Corporate Involvement in PAC/Candidate Fundraisers
         E.   527 Committees Making Contributions

   6.   ADVISORY OPINIONS
         A.  Which Officers are Required to be Disclosed on Statement of Organization
         B.   Board Members Selling or Leasing Goods or Services to Own Agency
         C.   Purchases Do Not Trigger Filing a Verified Statement of Registration
         D.  Use of Candidate Campaign Funds for Meals/Proper Disclosure
         E.   SEAT as Restricted Donor/IECDB Advisory Opinion 2003-15 Modified
         F.   City Council Member Employed by City Water Department

   7.   RULE FILINGS
         A.  Form DR-SFA
         B.   Executive Branch Lobbying Expenditures

   8.   INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE BOARD ALLEGING VIOLATION 
         A.  Iowa Future Fund

   9.   PERMISSION TO SUBMIT ADVISORY OPINION REQUEST 

10.   LEGISLATIVE SESSION RECAP

11.   REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES
         A.  Statewide Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)
               1.   George S. Eichhorn/George Eichhorn for Iowa House
               2.   John Drury/Drury for Iowa Senate
               3.   Robert C. Dopf/Iowans for Bob Dopf
               4.   Sioux City Home Builders PAC

         B.   County/Local Committees
               1.   Bailey for Iowa City (Johnson)
               2.   Whole Community Vision Committee (Dallas)
               3.   Werner School Board (Story)
               4.   Committee to Elect Marie Press for Ward 2 (Muscatine)
               5.   Davis for Council (Story)
               6.   Chaz Allen for Mayor (Jasper)

         C.   County Central Committees
               1.   Clarke County Democratic Central Committee
               2.   Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee
               3.   Fayette County Democratic Central Committee
               4.   Hardin County Democratic Central Committee
               5.   Lucas County Democratic Central Committee
               6.   Palo Alto County Republican Central Committee
               7.   Shelby County Republican Central Committee
               8.   Warren County Republican Central Committee

         D.  Out-Of-State Committees
               1.   Irish American Democrats
               2.   Kidney Care Council PAC

         E.   Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)
               1.   Beverly Walsmith
               2.   Mindy Larsen Poldberg
               3.   Karen A. Sisson

12.   VIOLATIONS
         A.  Attribution Statement Violations (Iowa Code section 68A.405)
               1.   Dean Stucky
               2.   Committee to elect Wims, Ayers and Sorenson
               3.   McLaren for Sheriff Committee
               4.   Elam for Sheriff Committee
               5.   Citizens for Progressive Government
               6.   Brandenburg for Iowa Senate

         B.   Late-Filed Statements of Organization (Iowa Code section 68A.201)
               1.   Concerned Taxpayers for (Renee) Schulte   General Assembly Candidate
               2.   (David) Wieland for Council (Black Hawk)     Local Candidate
               3.   Bill Lack (Polk)                                           Local Candidate
               4.   (Philip) Yearington for Mayor (Scott)            Local Candidate

         C.   Late-Filed Notice of Dissolution (Iowa Code section 68A.402B)
               1.   Citizens for (Tom) Sooter                        General Assembly Candidate
               2.   Friends of Lauren Phillps                         General Assembly Candidate
               3.   Calhoun for State House                          General Assembly Candidate
               4.   Elect Reg Kauffman                                 General Assembly Candidate
               5.   Ira Roffel for City Council (Jefferson)         Local Candidate
               6.   Rhoten for Lewis Central (Pottawattamie)  Local Candidate
               7.   Nick Glew for City Council (Linn)                Local Candidate
               8.   Ron Dennler for Clayton County Supervisor       County Candidate

13.   ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION
         A.  Income Tax Checkoff Reports
               1.   2006-2007 Fiscal Year
               2.   2007 Calendar Year
               3.   2008 Calendar Year

14.   ADJOURNMENT