Conflict of Interest Policy

January 28, 2020

City of Weston Lakes

Policies and Procedures

Conflict of Interest Policy

An employee or elected official (volunteer or paid) shall not engage in any

employment, relationship or activity which would affect his or her job

efficiency or which would reduce his or her ability to make objective

work-related decisions and his or her responsibility as a City

employee.

Activities Which

Constitute Conflict of

Interest

Activities which constitute a conflict of interest under this policy shall

include, but not be limited to:

1. Soliciting, accepting or agreeing to accept a financial benefit, gift,

or favor, other than from the City, that might reasonably tend to

influence the employee’s performance of duties for the City,

including that which the employee knows or should know is offered

with the intent to influence the employee’s performance;

2. Accepting employment, compensation, gifts or favors that might

reasonably tend to induce the employee to disclose confidential

information acquired in the performance of official duties;

3. Accepting outside employment, compensation, gifts or favors that

might reasonably tend to impair independence of judgment in

performance of duties for the City;

4. Accepting City employment as an independent contractor,

soliciting contract work, or work otherwise outside of, or in addition

to, the employee’s City responsibilities;

5. Making any personal investment that might reasonably be

expected to create a substantial conflict between the employee’s

private interest and duties for the City; or

6. Soliciting, accepting or agreeing to accept a financial benefit from

another person in exchange for having performed duties as a

City employee in favor of that person.