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(A) In addition to all other penalties which may be imposed under this chapter, any officer or employee of the city or any city agency who is found by the board of ethics to have violated any provision of this chapter shall forfeit to the city or the city agency an amount equal to the economic benefit or gain which the officer or employee is determined by the board to have realized as a result of the violation. The amount of any forfeiture may be recovered by the city in a civil action in the nature of debt, if the offender fails to pay the amount of forfeiture within a prescribed period of time.
(B) In addition to all other penalties which may be imposed under this chapter, a finding by the board of ethics that an officer or employee of the city or any city agency is guilty of a violation of this chapter may be sufficient cause for removal, suspension, demotion, or other disciplinary action by the executive authority of the city or city agency, or by any other officer or agency having the power of removal or discipline, to include the city council in the event that the person found guilty of a violation of this chapter is an elected official, pursuant to KRS 83A.040(9). Any action to remove or discipline any officer or employee for a violation of this chapter shall be taken in accordance with all applicable ordinances and regulations of the city and all applicable laws of the commonwealth.
(Ord. No. 19-94, 12-6-94; Am. Ord. No. 02-20, 2-18-20)