||Jan. 15, 1999
||Whether the provisions of free office space by Yanaguana Cruises, Inc. to the San Antonio Parks Foundation whose Executive Director is a member of the Downtown Advisory Board and is the Co-Chair of the San Antonio River Oversight Committee presents conflicts or problems under the Ethics Code effective January 1, 1999
||Jan 15, 1999
||Whether the Executive Director of the San Antonio Parks Foundation is required to register as a lobbyist under the Ethics Code
||Jan 21, 1999
||Whether the Ethics Code of the City of San Antonio, effective January 1, 1999, applies to board members of the Alamo Workforce Development, Inc. ("AWD").
||Feb. 8, 1999
||Under what circumstances is a City Councilmember required to abstain from a matter involving a client of his/her client?
||Feb. 22, 1999
||May a State Representative appoint a San Antonio Municipal Court judge to serve on the Board of Directors of a Tax Increment Finance project that is brought forth by petition?
||Feb. 23, 1999
||Whether a trip to examine the day to day operations of a privatized airport facility may be paid by a potential bidder should the City Council agree to privatize the airport of the City of San Antonio and related question.
||Feb. 23, 1999
||May an individual whose firm does work for the San Antonio Water Systems and the City of San Antonio serve as a member of the Capital Improvements Advisory Board
||Feb. 24, 1999
||Whether an organization may pay a member of a commission that is more than advisory in nature from its various funding sources for services rendered.
||Feb. 26, 1999
||Whether a City employee serving on a Team for the Community Building and Neighborhood Planning Program may review applications for such program where he resides within the planning area of one of the applicants.
||Mar. 9, 1999
||Whether the San Antonio Housing Trust may request its board members who are also board members of the San Antonio Housing Trust Reinvestment Corporation to serve on the Board of Directors of a Tax Increment Finance project or, in the alternative, its employees or agents.
|| August 2, 1999
||Whether a City employee and member of a City Commission may serve as Executive Director of the ABC Fund.
||Mar. 8, 1999
||Whether a City employee may serve on the board of directors of his neighborhood association.
||Mar. 8, 1999
||Whether a City employee may serve on the board of directors of a non-profit organization.
||Mar. 11, 1999
||Whether an organization may hire a member of a City of San Antonio Board to be the Executive Director of the organization.
||Mar. 17, 1999
||Whether the City of San Antonio may enter into a contract with a company which employs the stepson of a Department Director and related question.
||Mar. 30, 1999
||Whether a member of the Board of Adjustment may purchase houses from an individual who appears frequently before the Board.
||Apr. 9, 1999
||Whether a brother of a City official who is also a member of the Historic and Design Review Commission may participate in the San Antonio Bike Rack Design Competition.
||Mar. 18, 1999
||Whether, under the City of San Antonio Ethics Code, the Executive Director of the ABC Organization who is also a board member of one of the City’s Advisory Committees may represent XYZ Neighborhood Association in its application for planning services under the Community Building and Neighborhood Planning Program and related questions.
||Mar. 23, 1999
||Under what circumstances is a City employee who serves on the Board of the Humane Society of Bexar County required to abstain from matters involving the Humane Society?
||Mar. 22, 1999
||Whether an individual whose company appears before the Board of Adjustment of the City of San Antonio may serve as a member of that Board.
||Apr. 19, 1999
||Whether a City employee in the Planning Department may act as lead staff or as a small group facilitator for a neighborhood planning effort where he resides within the planning area and whether the employee may participate in the neighborhood’s planning efforts.
||Apr. 19, 1999
||Whether the Director of Finance may serve on the Board of a local non-profit organization that receive monies from Alamo Workforce Development, Inc.
||May 24, 1999
||Whether a City employee may accept honorariums or reimbursements of expenses incurred during volunteer activities.
(See Texas Penal Code § 36.07 limiting application of this opinion)
||May 19, 1999
||Whether a City Councilmember may solicit potential sponsors for his book and related question.
||June 4, 1999
||Whether an employee who terminates his position with the City may accept employment with a company with which the City contracts to provide housekeeping and conversion services.
||June 14, 1999
||Whether a City employee may advertise as a Realtor in the City Beat.
||June 16, 1999
||Whether an individual who sits on the Greater Kelly Development Corporation may lobby members of the City Council.
||June 21, 1999
||Whether a City employee may submit a proposal to perform work for a company under contract with VIA Metropolitan Transit.
||August 23, 1999
||Whether a City employee may receive financing under the City’s rental housing rehabilitation program and whether a former City employee may contract with the City to provide services.
||July 27, 1999
||Whether the City of San Antonio may employ the spouse or other relatives of a City Councilmember.
||September 30, 1999
||Whether City employees at the Carver Community Center may be employed by the Carver Development Board.
||August 23, 1999
||Whether a member of the zoning commission may accept employment with a political consultant for the Spurs.
||August 27, 1999
||Whether, upon termination with the City, an individual may provide engineering services to a company that plans to submit interest statements for capital improvement projects with the City of San Antonio.
||September 14, 1999
||Whether a City Councilmember’s Administrative Aide may serve as a member of the Greater Kelly Development Corporation.
||October 4, 1999
||Whether a City Councilmember may serve as a member of the Greater Kelly Development Corporation.
(See Texas Attorney General Opinion JC-225 issued May 22, 2000 reaching contrary conclusion)
||October 6, 1999
||Whether a member of the zoning commission who resides in the general vicinity of a proposed zoning change may participate in the discussion of and voting on said change.
||October 25, 1999
||Whether, upon termination with the City, an individual may provide consulting services to a company that provides parking equipment products, parts and services to the City of San Antonio.
||January 19, 2000
||Whether members of the Zoning Commission and/or the Planning Commission may participate in mediating or contributing to the development of a property which has an application pending before the Commission.
||January 4, 2000
||Whether an individual who serves as a member of the Zoning Commission and the City’s Tax Phase-In Committee may be hired as an administrative aide to a City Councilmember.
||January 31, 2000
||Whether a uniformed City employee may serve as City Manager for the City of Pleasanton.
||February 8, 2000
||Whether the Chairperson of the Planning Commission must recuse himself from participating in a matter involving real property set to come before the Commission.
||March 24, 2000
||Whether, upon termination with the City, an individual may be employed by a company providing consulting services to the City of San Antonio.
||April 17, 2000
||Whether a member of the Historic and Design Review Commission may provide estimates to applicants coming before the Commission once they have completed the application process.
||April 26, 2000
||Whether the employer of a member of the San Antonio Local Development Company who is also a former member of the Citizen Advisory Action Board may submit a bid for the private process service contract with the San Antonio Police Department.
||May 2, 2000
||Whether a member of the Planning Commission who is also a member of the Board of Appeals may serve on the Board of Trustees of the San Antonio Water System; and
If appointed, whether a conflict of interest exists where the engineering firm that is owned by the member’s brother and that employs his sister in law, a former SAWS employee, contracts with the SAWS.
||July 3, 2000
||Whether a City employee may contract with the City of San Antonio to provide maintenance for the trees at Espada Park.
||August 28, 2000
||Whether the San Antonio Area Foundation may establish a scholarship in the name of a City Councilmember.
||September 18, 2000
||Whether a former City Councilmember who is also a current City official may visit with City staff given his employment and positions.
||October 11, 2000
||Whether a City employee who owns and operates a company may contract with an entity that has received funding through another City Department.
||December 5, 2000
||Whether former City employees may communicate with current City employees; and
Whether current City officials or employees are required to report possible violations of the Ethics Code, and, if not, the proper course of action in such situations.