The Ethics Board shall consist of three members, one appointed by the Mayor, one appointed by a majority vote of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners, and a third appointed by the two above named subject to approval by a majority vote of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners. The third member of the Ethics Board shall be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia and each serve five-year terms.
The Ethics Board shall have the power to:
Adopt forms for formal complaints, subpoenas, notices, or any other forms the Ethics Board deems appropriate
Establish procedures, rules and regulations governing its internal organization and conduct of its affairs
Receive and hear complaints of violations of the standards required by the ordinance
Report its findings to the Board of Mayor and Commissioners for such action as the Board of Mayor and Commissioners deems appropriate