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(A) No officer or employee of the city or a city agency shall accept any compensation, honorarium or gift with a fair market value greater than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) in consideration of an appearance, speech or article unless the appearance, speech or article is both related to the officer's or employee's activities outside of municipal service and is unrelated to the officer's or employee's service with the city.
(B) Nothing in this section shall prohibit an officer or employee of the city or any city agency from receiving and retaining from the city or on behalf of the city actual and reasonable out-of- pocket expenses incurred by the officer or employee in connection with an appearance, speech or article, provided that the officer or employee can show by clear and convincing evidence that the expenses were incurred or received on behalf of the city or city agency and primarily for the benefit of the city or city agency and not primarily for the benefit of the officer or employee or any other person.
(Ord. No. 1504, § 13, passed 4-25-95; Ord. No. 1857, § 3, 4-13-15)