§ 100.13  POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF OFFICERS.
   (A)   In elections other than for City Council, a member of the City Council may not:
      (1)   Use the prestige of the member's position with the city on behalf of a candidate;
      (2)   Solicit or receive contributions; or
      (3)   Serve as the designated campaign treasurer for a candidate as required by Tex.  Election Code Chapter 14.
   (B)   In any election, a member of a city board, commission, or committee, whether governmental or advisory, may not:
      (1)   Use the prestige of the member's position with the city on behalf of a candidate;
      (2)   Serve as the designated campaign treasurer for a candidate as required by Tex.  Election Code, Chapter 14;
      (3)   Personally solicit or receive contributions for a candidate. A member, however, is not prohibited from serving on a steering committee to plan a program of solicitation and listing the member' s name without reference to the office held when the committee as a whole is listed.
   (C)   Divisions (A)(1) and (B)(1) do not prohibit a member of the City Council or of a board from lending the member's name in support of a candidate so long as the office held with the city is not mentioned in connection with the endorsement.
(Ord. 2019-2567, passed 2-19-19)