DeKalb Ethics

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2015-2

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2015-2; Request of the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Public Safety Office in DeKalb County Dr. Cedric L. Alexander for Advisory Opinion September 22, 2015 Facts Dr. Cedric L. Alexander is the Deputy Chief Operating Officer in the Public Safety Office for DeKalb County. He is also the current President … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2014-2

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2014-2; Request of the Chief of Staff of the Board of Commissioners for DeKalb County Morris E. Williams for Advisory Opinion June 24, 2014 Facts The DeKalb County Board of Ethics met on June 24, 2014 to consider the request of Chief of Staff of the Board of Commissioners for DeKalb … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2014-1

Summary of Advisory Opinion 2014-1; Request of the Chief of Police for DeKalb County Dr. Cedric L. Alexander for Advisory Opinion June 24, 2014 Facts Dr. Cedric L. Alexander is Chief of Police for the DeKalb County Police Department – he also holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Alexander is often invited to … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 16

Summary of Advisory Opinion 16; Request of DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis, Jr. February 19, 2013 Facts Burrell Ellis, Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County. Chief Executive Officer Ellis wishes to establish a “legal defense fund” through actions of private citizens and on behalf of or in retirement of legal … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 15

Summary of Advisory Opinion 15; Complaint of Dave Carlson Regarding an Ethical Violation Against Commissioner Elaine Boyer and Attorney Lisa Chang February 19, 2013 Facts Lisa Chang is former County Attorney for DeKalb County. Elaine Boyer is a member of the Board of Commissioners for DeKalb County, and Dave Carlson is her former web designer. … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 14

Summary of Advisory Opinion 14; Order on Hearing Concerning Complaint of Fern Garber and William Garber for Finding of Alleged Conflict of Interest and Ethical Violations by Ed McBrayer of the Development Authority of DeKalb County September 15, 2010 Facts On August 11, 2010, the DeKalb County Board of Ethics convened a full plenary hearing … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 13

Summary of Advisory Opinion 13; Request of DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer W. Burrell Ellis, Jr. May 12, 2010 Facts Burrell Ellis is the Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County.  Neville Anderson, Sr., is a certified public accountant, and a member of the Board of Transparency and Accountability (BTA), appointed by Chief Executive Officer Ellis. … Read more

Summary of Advisory Opinion 12

Summary of Advisory Opinion 12; Request of Fred Wooten for Advisory Opinion on Alleged Conflict of Interest of Ed McBrayer of the Development Authority of DeKalb County June 17, 2009 Facts The DeKalb County Board of Ethics met on June 17, 2009 for a specially held meeting to consider, among other matters, a complaint and … Read more