2-156-310  Appointment of members.
   (a)   There is hereby created and established the board of ethics. The board shall consist of seven members appointed by the mayor, with consent of the city council. Members of the board shall (1) reside within the corporate boundaries of the city; (2) not hold other elected or appointed public or political party office nor endorse, nor engage in any political or campaign activity on behalf of any candidate for public office; (3) not be an employee of the city or any subdivision thereof; and (4) have no financial interest in any work or business of or official action by the city, or any other governmental agency within the jurisdiction of the County of Cook or the City of Chicago.
   (b)   A member of the board shall be appointed for a term of office of four years and hold office until his successor has been appointed and has qualified, except that members first appointed shall be appointed for the following terms of office: two for one year, two for two years, two for three years and one for four years. Vacancies on the board shall be filled in the same manner that original appointments are made and shall be filled for the unexpired term of the member whose place has become vacant.
   (c)   An executive director of the board of ethics, who shall not be a member of the board, shall be appointed by the mayor from capable individuals recommended by the board, subject to approval of the city council. The executive director shall (1) reside within the corporate boundaries of the city; (2) not hold other elected or appointed public or political party office nor endorse, nor engage in any political or campaign activity on behalf of any candidate for public office; and (3) have no financial interest in any work or business of or official action by the city, or any other governmental agency within the jurisdiction of the County of Cook or the City of Chicago.
(Prior code § 26.2-31; Added Coun. J. 5-16-90, p. 16204; Amend Coun. J. 7-30-97, p. 50892; Amend Coun. J. 2-13-13, p. 46730, § 1)