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CityofSheltonProposedEthicsOrdinance1

CityofSheltonProposedEthicsOrdinance1

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DRAFT OSUBMITOBOARDFALDERMEN
ProposedCodeofEthicsOrdinance
Cityof Shelton
BEIT ORDAINED BYTHE BOARDOF ALDERMENOF THE CITYOFSHELTONTHAT: Theollowings theCODE OFETHICSfor theCity ofShelton:l. DeclarationfPolicvTheres herebyestablishedcodeof ethics or allcity officers,employees, ndofficials,whetherelected r appointed,aidor unpaid. Thepurposefthis article stoestablish suitable ethicalstandards brall suchofficers,employees andofficialsbyprohibitingacts or actions ncompatiblewith the discharge f theirpublicdutiesand thebestinterestsf the city and by directing disclosure fprivateFinancialnterestorpersonalnterest n mattersaffectinghe city by such officers, employeesandofficials.Anyviolationsof this articlemayconstitute causeorsuspension,emoval romofficeor employmentor other disciplinaryactionas moreparticularlyset forth inthisordinance.2. Definitionswordsf hemasculineenderhallncludeheeminine)(l)"Business"meansny entity hroughwhich businessfor profitor not-for-profit)is conductedncluding a corporation,partnership,roprietorship,irm,enterprise,franchise,ssociation,imited iabilitycompany,rustorganization,ointventure,r soleproprietorshipr self--employedndividual."(2\"Businesswith whiclt he or shes associated"meansabusiness fwhicha PublicOfficial orPublic Employeeor amemberofhis or her ImmediateFamily sadirector,officer, owner,employee, ompensated gent.(3)"CandidsteorPublicOfJice"means anyindividual who has filed adeclarationf candidacy rapetitiono appearonthe ballot forelectionas aPublicOfficialorwho hasbeennominatedorappointmento serveas a Public Official.(4)"ConJidentialInformation"meansinformation,whethertransmittedorally orinwriting, which s obtained yreason fthepublic positionor office held andis subjecto executiveessions same s definednConnecticutGeneralStatutes-200etseq.,ands of suchnature hat tis notamatterofpublic recordorpublicknowledge.Vcrsion11-1-07
 
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(5)"FinancialInterest"means any interestwitha monetary valueof onehundreddollars ormoreorwhich maygeneratefinancialgainor loss of one hundreddollarsormore n a calendarear.
(6)'Gift"meansnything f value,ncluding ntertainment,ood,beverage,
travel andodginggivenorpaidto aPublicOfficialor Public Employee othe extent hatconsiderationf equalorgreateralue s not received.AGift doesnot nclude:(A)Apoliticalcontributionotherwiseeportedasrequiredbylawor adonationrpaymentsdescribednsubdivision9)or(11)ofsubsectionb)of section -333bofthegeneraltatutes;(B)Servicesrovidedbypersons olunteeringheir ime for apoliticalcampaign;(C)Acommerciallyeasonableoanmadeon termsnotmoreavorablethan loansmadein the ordinary courseofbusinessprovidedthat saidloan wouldbegrantedya commercialankingnstitution;(D)Agiftreceivedrom(i)anindividual's pouse,iancdor fiancde,(ii)theparent,rotheror sisterof suchspousefsuch ndividual,(iii)the child of suchindividualorthe spouse f suchchild or(iv)an individual'sriendwhich friend hasahistoryofgift givingo the ndividualpriorothe ndividual'sssumingublicoffice;(E)Goods orserviceswhich areprovidedtothe municipality ordistrictandacilitategovernmental ctionorfunctions;(F-)A certificate,plaqueor otherceremonialaward with no resalevalueandsimilaropriorawardsiveno formerecipients;(G)Arebate r discount nthepriceof anythingofvaluegivenn theordinaryoursefbusinessithout egard otheecipient's tatus;(H)Printedorrecordedinformationalmaterialgermanetogovernmentalction orfunctions;(I)Items ofnominal value,excludingcash,not to exceed twentydollars,provided the total valueof suchgifts from anypersondoes not exceedortydollars,n anyonel)calendarear;(J)Anhonorarydegreewhichshallincludeceremonialdinnercostsbestowedupona PublicOfficialorPublicEmployeebyapublicorprivateuniversityorcollegeoranhonorarymembershipo a nonprofitorganization;
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(K)Amealprovidedat anevent or the registrationor entrance eetoattendsuchan event, n which the PublicEmployeeorPublicOfficialparticipatesnsaidperson'sfficial capacity;(L)A mealprovidedn the home by anindividualwho residesn themunicipality; r(M)Participation nany charitableevent.(7)"Immediste Family" means any spouse,parent,step-parent, hildren,step-children,iblingsincludingstepchildren)grandparents,randchildren,on-in-lawordaughter-in-law.Anyotherpersonwhoresides n the individual's householdsconsidered smmediate amily.(8)"Municipalr'fi" meanshe Cityof Shelton.(9)"Official Responsibility" means thedirect administrative or operatingauthority,whether ntermediateorfinalandwhetherexercisableersonallyor throughsubordinates,o approve,disapprove rotherwisedirectgovernmentction.(10)"PeFSons"meansan individual, soleproprietorship,rust,corporation,union,association,irm,partnership,ommittee,lub orother organization rgroupofpersons.(ll)"Personal Interest"means aninterest in any action taken by themunicipalityn which an individualwillderiveanon-financial enefitordetriment utwhichwillresult n the expendituref municipal unds.(\2)"PublicEmployee" means aperson,otherthan an electedor appointedofficial,employed,whetherull orparttime,by themunicipality.(13)"Public OfJiciaf'meansan electedrappointedfficial,whetherpaidorunpaidor full orpartime, ofthe City of Sheltonncludingcandidatesor the office.(14)"ConJlictof Interest"meansaPublic Officialor PublicEmployeehasaconflictofinterestwhen thatindividual engagesn orparticipates n any contract,transaction,ecision,employment,or renderingof servicehatis incompatiblewith theproperdischargef thatindividual's officialresponsibilitiesn thepublicinterestorwouldtendto impairhis independentudgmentoractionn theperfotmanceof officialresponsibilities.A significantFinancialnterestor beneficialnterestpresentsconflict of interestthat isincompatiblewith theproperdischargeofofficialresponsibilitiesn thepublicinterestf thePublicOfficialor PublicEmployeehasreasono believeor expect hathewill obtain,secureor advancesuchnterestbyreasonof hisactionsnperformanceornon-performancef hisoffi cialresponsibilities,Version1-l-07

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