What options are available to local officials who are interested in promoting public service ethics within their agency? Realistically, there is no silver bullet for achieving a culture of ethics within an agency. It takes hard work, strong leadership and a sustained effort.
Are there other tools out there that have worked for your agency? Please feel encouraged to share your experiences by posting a comment on what has worked and what hasn’t for your agency.
“No great achievement is possible without persistent work”–Bertrand Russel
In this video JoAnne Speers, Executive Director of the Institute for Local Government, discusses the role of agency counsel in advising public officials on ethics issues and how to promote a culture of ethics in your agency.