§ 39.23  CONTROL AND MAINTENANCE OF THE STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS.
   (A)   The Board of Ethics shall be the "official custodian" of the statements of financial interests and shall have control over the maintenance of the statements of financial interests. The statements of financial interests shall be maintained by the Board of Ethics and/or its designated administrative official designated by the Board of Ethics as the "custodian" as public documents, available for public inspection immediately upon filing.
   (B)   A statement of financial interests shall be retained by the Board or the designated administrative official for a period of five (5) years after filing; provided that:
      (1)   Upon the expiration of one (1) year after a person ceases to be an officer or employee of the city or city agency, the Board shall cause to be destroyed any statements of financial interests or copies of those statements filed by the person.
      (2)   Upon the expiration of one (1) year after any election at which a candidate for elected city office was not elected or nominated, the Board of Ethics shall cause to be destroyed any statements of financial interests or copies of those statements filed by the person.
(Ord. 1407-1994, passed 12-13-94)