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SEC. 12A-16.   NEPOTISM.
   (a)   Appointment or employment of relatives.
      (1)   A city official or employee shall not appoint, or take any action to influence the appointment of, that person's relative to a quasi- judicial board or commission within the city.
      (2)   A city council member shall not appoint any fellow city council member's relative to the ethics advisory commission or to any quasi-judicial board or commission within the city.
      (3)   A city official or employee shall not appoint or employ, or take any action to influence the appointment or employment of, his or her relative to any position of employment within the city.
   (b)   Supervision of relatives. In addition to the nepotism restrictions of Section 34-5 (d) of the city code for employees, no city official shall be permitted to be the immediate supervisor of his or her relative.
   (c)   Fringe benefits. The general rule described in Subsection (a) does not prohibit the city from granting fringe benefits to city employees as a part of their contracts of employment or as an added incentive to securing or retaining employees. (Ord. Nos. 24316; 27504; 27819; 30391 ; 32072 )