Applications are being accepted for a position on the Unified Government Ethics Commission.
Wyandotte County residents who want to serve on the commission may submit a written application by 5 p.m. Monday, April 29, to the legislative auditor’s office. The commission meets monthly.
The Ethics Commission includes five residents of Wyandotte County who are appointed by the Ad Hoc Ethics Commission Appointment Panel. The panel includes R. Wayne Lampson, chief judge, Wyandotte County District Court; Jerome Gorman, Wyandotte County district attorney; and Thomas L. Wiss, legislative auditor of the UG.
Members of the Ethics Commission are unpaid and must be Wyandotte County residents of good moral standing and reputation. They serve one four-year term. Every two years, two new members are appointed.
The Ethics Commission recommends ways to improve the ethics code, reviews and reports on violations of the city ethics code, and gives advisory opinions on questions of ethics, conflicts of interest, and the applicability of the code of ethics.
Each applicant should include a brief written statement on why he or she wants to serve on the commission and a brief written resume with a list of public service work. The applications are confidential.
Applications, letters and resumes should be sent to Thomas L. Wiss, legislative auditor, Unified Government of Wyandotte County-Kansas City, Kan., 710 N. 7th St., Suite 140, Kansas City, KS 66101.
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