Avoiding an Ethical Crisis: Why it's Sometimes Difficult to do the Right Thing

In today’s highly transparent world, public officials are under great scrutiny to always do the right thing. So why are there so many news stories about local government ethical issues? Don’t we learn from others’ mistakes? What happens when decisions are not clear-cut or it seems like a no-win situation? Join us as we explore how ethical lapses occur using real case studies, and discuss practical strategies for LAFCos to use to decrease the possibility of your commission and staff experiencing an ethical lapse. 

Presented by: Kevin Duggan, ICMA West Coast Regional Director
Moderated by: Carolyn Emery, Executive Officer, Orange LAFCo