Ethics Commission

The City of Rockville’s Ethics Commission is made up of private citizens who meet to, among other things, consider policy, advise the Mayor and Council and process complaints made alleging violations of the Ethics Code.

The purpose of the Ethics Commission is to:

  • Ensure the public has the highest trust in city officials and employees
  • Assure the public that decisions are made impartially and with independence of judgment
  • Ensure city business is conducted free from improper influence.

Join the Commission
All applicants are required to complete the Statement of Financial Interests and the Expression of Interest Form.

The commission consists of seven members, serving three-year terms, appointed by the Mayor with the confirmation of the Council. Review the Ethics Commissions Rules of Procedure.

The Ethics Commission is an open meeting and accepts community participation in meetings. If you wish to comment in a meeting, please contact Ashley McFarland at by 5 p.m. on the day before scheduled meetings with the subject of your comments.

Ethics Commission
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Meets when necessary