The council approved unanimously
- A policy detailing how city staff and officials must handle .
- A policy that requires officials to post detailed information on the city website about the stipends that officials receive for serving on different appointed committees.
- A housekeeping measure stating that city staff reviewed the local conflict of interest code, which requires elected officials and certain staff to annually file their personal assets and income in the Statement of the Economic Interests (also called Form 700) with the state.
“It was just coincidental that all three of them (the items) came forward all at the same meeting,” said City Manager Jill Ingram.
“Staff's been working with the city’s attorney office they’ve been reviewing the FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission) regulations and making recommended policy suggestions to improve our council policy.”
The next City Council meeting is Oct. 8.