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Charles County, Maryland


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rev. Robert Charles Buehler, Chairman, Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Esq., Vice Chairman, William Purnell, Alternate and Vonda James

OTHERS PRESENT:  Samuel Steelman, Independent Counsel & Gina Markovich, Clerk

CALL TO ORDER FOR SESSION: The meeting was called to order by Rev. Buehler at 5:36 p.m.

Rev. Buehler informed the Commission that the County Commissioners proclaimed the month of March “Ethics Awareness Month” and he received a proclamation of behalf of the Commission.

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes of February 19, 2014: Stephen Fitzgerald made a motion to accept the minutes as written. Motion was seconded by William Purnell and carried.

NEW & OLD BUSINESS: Stephen Fitzgerald made a motion to go into closed session to discuss old and new business, motion was seconded by Vonda James and unanimously carried, the Commission went into closed session at 5:47 p.m. in accordance with State Government Article §10-508(a)(1) to discuss (i) The appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; or (ii)  Any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals. 

The meeting re-opened at 7:16 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Next Meeting: The next meeting of the Ethics Commission will be on March 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: With no further business the meeting adjourned at 7:18 p.m.



Gina M. Markovich, Clerk