§ 35.121  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   EMPLOYMENT INTEREST. Includes a situation in which an official or employee or a designated family member is negotiating possible employment with a person or organization that is the subject of the vote or that is to be regulated or supervised.
      (1)   For purposes of §§ 35.122 and 35.123, means:
         (a)   Any financial, ownership or employment interest in the subject of a vote by a municipal board not otherwise regulated by state statues on conflicts of interests;
         (b)   Any financial, ownership or employment interest in a matter to be regulated or supervised; or
         (c)   Any such financial, ownership or employment interest of the official’s or employee’s spouse, parent(s), stepparent(s), grandparent(s), sibling(s), child(ren) or stepchild(ren).
      (2)   In any situation in which a PERSONAL INTEREST is also a conflict of interest under state law, the provisions of the state law take precedence over the provisions of this subchapter.
(Ord. 669, passed 4-23-2007 ; Ord. 848, passed 2-24-2020)