§ 44.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   LOBBYING.
      (1)   Promoting or opposing through direct communication with Town Council members:
         (a)   The introduction or enactment of an ordinance or resolution; or
         (b)   The awarding of a town contract.
      (2)   LOBBYING does not include the activities of a member of Town Council, town staff or any public official with regard to their public duties.
   LOBBYIST.
      (1)   A person who is employed or retained, with compensation, by another person, governmental agency, a not-for-profit corporation, or private company for the sole purpose of lobbying a member of Town Council.
      (2)   LOBBYIST does not include:
         (a)   An individual who expresses a personal opinion, or discusses a constituent matter in relation to town services, or any other matter in which that individual is not receiving compensation to lobby.
         (b)   An individual who is a full-time, permanent employee of a governmental agency, a not-for-profit corporation, or a private company and is lobbying as a result of his or her employment.
(Ord. 18009, passed 2-14-18)