Township officials, appointees, boards and commissions, employees and volunteers shall conduct themselves as role models for residents, business people and other stakeholders involved in public debate. Township Board members shall support the maintenance of a positive and constructive workplace environment for township employees, and for citizens and businesses dealing with the township. Officials shall recognize their special role in dealings with township employees and shall in no way create the perception of inappropriate direction to staff.
(Board and Administrative Policies Manual, § 3.28)