As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:
   BUSINESS. Any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, association, organization, self-employed individual, holding company, joint stock company, receivership, trust, professional service corporation, or any legal entity through which business is conducted for profit.
   BOARD OF ETHICS or BOARD. The City of Madisonville Board of Ethics which is created and vested by this chapter with the responsibility of enforcing the requirements of the city's code of ethics.
   CANDIDATE. Any individual who seeks nomination or election to a city office. An individual is a candidate when the individual files a notification and declaration for nomination for office with the County Clerk or Secretary of State, or is nominated for office by a political party, or files a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate with the County Clerk or Secretary of State.
   CITY. The City of Madisonville, Kentucky.
   DOMESTIC PARTNER. An adult, unrelated by blood, with which an unmarried or separated officer or employee has an exclusive committed relationship, maintains a mutual residence, and shares basic living expenses.
   EMPLOYEE. Any person, whether full-time or part-time, and whether paid or unpaid, who is employed by or provides service to the city. The term EMPLOYEE shall not include any contractor or subcontractor or any of their employees.
   FAMILY MEMBER. A spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent or grandchild.
   IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER. A spouse, domestic partner, an unemancipated child residing in the officer’s or employee’s household, or a person claimed by the officer or employee, or the officer’s or employee’s spouse, as a dependent for tax purposes.
   OFFICER. Any person, whether full-time or part-time, and whether paid or unpaid, who is one of the following:
   (A)   The Mayor.
   (B)   City Council member.
   (C)   The City Clerk-Treasurer.
   (D)   The Director of Finance.
   (E)   The City Administrative Officer.
   (F)   Any person who occupies a non-elected office created under KRS 83A.080.
(Ord. 94-32, passed 12-19-94)