Ethics case against ex-mon­i­tor pro­ceeds

But not all Austin ethics com­mis­sion­ers think the case has merit.

Austin American-Statesman - - METRO & STATE - By Katie Hall khall@states­ Ethics

A city ethics com­mis­sion heard ev­i­dence Wed­nes­day re­gard­ing an al­le­ga­tion that former Austin Po­lice Mon­i­tor Margo Frasier some­times used city time and her city lap­top to per­form pri­vate law en­force­ment con­sult­ing work.

Sev­eral city ethics com­mis­sion­ers said they didn’t think Frasier had vi­o­lated the spirit of the law, though a cou­ple of them said they were con­cerned she might have vi­o­lated the let­ter of the law re­gard­ing the use of city time and equip­ment for out­side work.

A hand­ful of the city’s 11 ethics com­mis­sion­ers voted Wed­nes­day to dis­miss the com­plaint against Frasier, but their four votes weren’t enough for the mo­tion to pass, so the com­plaint process will pro­ceed.

The com­mis­sion plans to an­nounce its de­ci­sion on whether

Com­mis­sion to an­nounce de­ci­sion on exPo­lice Mon­i­tor Margo Frasier on Nov. 8.

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