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This subchapter is the code of ethics for personnel of the city. It applies to all full-time and part-time elected or appointed officials and employees, whether compensated or not, including those of any separate board, commission, authority, corporation or other instrumentality appointed or created by the city. The words “municipal” and “city” or “City of Etowah” include these separate entities.
(Ord. 669, passed 4-23-2007 ; Ord. 848, passed 2-24-2020)
Statutes dictate many of the ethics provisions that apply to municipal officials and employees.
For provisions relative to the following, see the Tennessee Code Annotated sections indicated:
-Campaign finance, see Tenn. Code Ann. Title 2, Ch. 10
-Conflict of interest, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 6-54-107, 6-54-108, 12-4-101 and 12-4-102
-Conflict of interest’s disclosure statements, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 8-50-501 et seq.
-Consulting fee prohibition for elected municipal officials, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 2-10-122 and 2-10-124
-Crimes involving public officials (bribery, soliciting unlawful compensation, buying and selling in regard to office), see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-16-101 et seq.
-Crimes of official misconduct, official oppression, misuse of official information, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-16-401 et seq.
-Ouster law, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 8-47-101 et seq.