[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville 12-14-2009 by L.L. No. 10-2009. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers and employees — See Ch. 22.
Residency requirements — See Ch. 230.
Editor's Note: This local law provided that it shall take effect on January 2, 2010, subject to acceptance and filing by the Secretary of State.
It is the purpose of this chapter to establish a Code of Ethics setting forth standards of conduct for the officers and employees of the Village of Amityville.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- OFFICER or EMPLOYEE
- An officer or employee of the Village of Amityville, whether paid or unpaid, including members of any administrative commission or other agency thereof. No person shall be deemed to be a Village "officer or employee" solely by reason of being a volunteer fireman or civil defense volunteer, except a Chief Engineer or Assistant Chief Engineer.
Every officer and employee of the Village of Amityville shall be subject to and abide by the following standards of conduct:
To the extent that he knows thereof, an officer or employee who participates in the discussion or gives official opinion to the Board of Trustees on any legislation pending before it shall publicly disclose to the Board of Trustees the nature and extent of any direct or indirect pecuniary or material benefit which would accrue to him from the enactment or failure of enactment of such legislation.
He shall not invest or hold any investment directly or indirectly which creates a conflict of interest with his official duties.
He shall not engage in, solicit, negotiate for or promise to accept private employment or render services for private interests when such employment or service creates a conflict of interest with or impairs the proper discharge of his official duties.
He shall not, after termination of his employment or service with the Village of Amityville, appear before any board or agency of the Village in relation to any case, proceeding or application in which he personally participated during the period of his employment or service or which was under his active consideration.