GAB January 2015 Meeting (teleconference)



G.A.B. Office, 212 E. Washington Ave., Third Floor Board Room, Madison WI 53703

Event Type

Annual organizational meeting of the Government Accountability Board.  Conducted by teleconference.

The Board Meeting Materials packet is attached below.

In addition to appearing at the meeting to address the Board in person, members of the public may submit written comments to the Board by emailing [email protected] with "Message for Board Members" in the subject line.  Written testimony will be distributed electronically to Board Members prior to the meeting.


A.               Call to Order
B.               Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice
C.               Minutes of December 16, 2014 Meeting
D.               Selection of Board Officers
E.               Personal Appearances
(Note the Board will be hearing only from individuals with issues concerning ballot access for  the 2015 Spring Elections)
F.      Delegation of Certain Authority to Director and General Counsel
G.      Election Administration - Ballot Access Report
H.      Application of Ethics Code to Poll Workers
I.       2014 Annual Reports Regarding Use of HAVA Funds
2014 Elections Division Accomplishments
J.                 Status Report on Compliance with LAB Audit Report Recommendations
K.              Request for Approval of Administrative Rule Scope Statements
L.               Proposed Legislative Agenda – Ethics and Accountability Division
M.             Director’s Report
N.      Closed Session
5.05 (6a) and 19.85 (1) (h)
The Board’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g)
The Board may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
The Board’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (c)
The Board may consider performance evaluation data of a public employee over which it exercises responsibility.
The Government Accountability Board has scheduled its next meeting for Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Government Accountability Board offices, 212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor in Madison, Wisconsin beginning at 9:00 a.m. each day.