Article I Personnel Regulations
Article II Conflicts of Interest and Substantial Interests
[CC 1977 §2-15; Ord. No. 1533 §1, 7-21-1986; Ord. No. 1701 §1, 4-10-1989]
The personnel rules and regulations adopted as those of the City of Harrisonville are not set out herein but are available for inspection in the office of City Clerk.
[CC 1977 §2-161; Ord. No. 2851(50-03) §1, 11-3-2003; Ord. No. 2878 §1, 9-9-2004; Ord. No. 3324 §1, 8-3-2015; Ord. No. 3411 §1, 7-17-2017]
All elected and appointed officials of the City must comply with the applicable provisions of Sections 105.450-105.496 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri on conflicts of interest and financial disclosure, as well as any other state law governing official conduct, subject to the provisions of this Article.
The Mayor, any member of the Board of Aldermen, and any member of a Board or Commission who has a substantial or private interest in any measure, bill, order or ordinance proposed or pending before such body must disclose that interest to the secretary or clerk of such body, and such disclosure shall be recorded in the appropriate journal of the governing body. "Substantial or private interest" is defined as ownership by the individual, his spouse, or his dependent children, whether singularly or collectively, directly or indirectly, of:
Ten percent (10%) or more of any business entity; or
An interest having a value of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or more; or
The receipt of salary, gratuity, or other compensation or remuneration of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) or more, per year from any individual, partnership, organization, or association within any calendar year.
[CC 1977 §2-162; Ord. No. 2851(50-03) §1, 11-3-2003; Ord. No. 2878 §1, 9-9-2004; Ord. No. 3324 §1, 8-3-2015; Ord. No. 3411 §1, 7-17-2017]
The Mayor, each Alderman, the City Administrator, and Finance Director shall disclose the following information by May 1 if any such transactions occurred during the previous calendar year:
For such person, and all persons within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity of such person, the date and the identities of the parties to each transaction with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that such person had with the City, other compensation received as an employee or payment of any tax, fee or penalty due to the City, and other transfers for no consideration to the City.
The date and the identities of the parties to each transaction known to the person with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that any business entity in which such person had a substantial interest, had with the City, other than payment of any tax, fee or penalty due to the City or transactions involving payment for providing utility service to the City, and other than transfers for no consideration to the City.
The Mayor, each Alderman, City Administrator, and Finance Director also shall disclose by May 1 for the previous calendar year the following information:
The name and address of each of the employers of such person from whom income of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or more was received during the year covered by the statement;
The name and address of each sole proprietorship that he owned; the name, address and the general nature of the business conducted of each general partnership and joint venture in which he was a partner or participant; the name and address of each partner or co-participant for each partnership or joint venture unless such names and addresses are filed by the partnership or joint venture with the Secretary of State; the name, address and general nature of the business conducted of any closely held corporation or limited partnership in which the person owned ten percent (10%) or more of any class of the outstanding stock or limited partnership units; and the name of any publicly traded corporation or limited partnership that is listed on a regulated stock exchange or automated quotation system in which the person owned two percent (2%) or more of any class of outstanding stock, limited partnership units or other equity interests;
The name and address of each corporation for which such person served in the capacity of a director, officer or receiver.
[CC 1977 §2-163; Ord. No. 2851(50-03) §1, 11-3-2003; Ord. No. 2878 §1, 9-9-2004; Ord. No. 3324 §1, 8-3-2015; Ord. No. 3411 §1, 7-17-2017]
The financial interest statements shall be filed at the following times, but no person is required to file more than one financial interest statement in any calendar year:
Every person required to file a financial interest statement shall file the statement annually not later than May 1, and the statement shall cover the preceding calendar year ending December 31, provided that any member of the Board of Aldermen may supplement the financial interest statement to report additional interests acquired after December 31 of the covered year until the date of filing of the financial interest statement.
Each person appointed to office shall file the statement within thirty (30) days of such appointment or employment.
Financial disclosure reports giving the financial information required in Section 103.030 shall be filed with the City Clerk and with the Secretary of State prior to January 1 of each year. After January 1, reports shall be filed with the City Clerk and the Missouri Ethics Commission. The reports shall be available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours.
The financial disclosure reports required of the Mayor and Aldermen shall be required of any candidate for such office no later than fourteen (14) days after the close of filing. Reports filed by candidates for office shall be filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission and the City Clerk, and shall be available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours.