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File #: O-21-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/13/2021
Title: Public Ethics - Statement of Compliance - For the purpose of repealing the requirement to file a Statement of Compliance for certain individuals.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-21-21 First Reader, 2. O-21-21 Staff Report, 3. O-21-21 Fiscal Impact Note, 4. O-21-21 SIGNED

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Public Ethics - Statement of Compliance - For the purpose of repealing the requirement to file a Statement of Compliance for certain individuals. 

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Ordinance 21-21

 

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley

Co-sponsored by:

 

Referred to

Rules and City Government Committee

 

 

AN ORDINANCE concerning

 

Public Ethics - Statement of Compliance

 

FOR                     the purpose of repealing the requirement to file a Statement of Compliance for certain individuals.

 

BY                     repealing the following portion of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2021 Edition

2.08.060

 

 

SECTION I:                     BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

 

 

Title 2 - ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 2.08 - PUBLIC ETHICS AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE

 

Section 2.08.060 - Statement of compliance.

 

To ensure that members of City boards, commissions, teams, and committees, both permanent and ad hoc, understand their ethical responsibilities, they shall provide a signed statement affirming that they are aware of and understand the provisions of City Code Chapter 2.08, Public Ethics and Financial Disclosure, including but not limited to Section 2.08.040, prohibited conduct and interests, of the Annapolis City Code. Also, in accepting their position that they will maintain high ethical standards in the exercise of their public or official duties and will not engage in any business or transaction or have a financial interest, direct or indirect, which is incompatible with the proper discharge of their designated duties and that they will not engage in any activity which would create, or appear to create, a conflict of interest in the exercise of their public or official duties. This requirement does not apply to the members of boards and commissions specified in Section 2.08.051.A.2 who are required to provide financial disclosure statements.

 

 

SECTION II:  AND BE IT FURTHER ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that this ordinance shall take effect from the date of its passage.

 

 

Explanation:

UPPERCASE indicates matter added to existing law.

Strikethrough indicates matter stricken from existing law.

Underlining indicates amendments.