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(1) An employee of the County shall not serve as a voting member on the Board.
(2) No person shall be appointed to the Board if by reason of such employment a conflict of interest could arise. Appointment by the court of an attorney to represent an individual shall not be considered a conflict of interest.
(3) Members of County citizen advisory committees shall disclose to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors in writing any outside employment or activity engaged in for compensation which relates to their County duties or to the functions and responsibilities of the County department or agency which they serve or which may be subject to approval by any County officer or employee.
No member of an advisory committee shall make, participate in making or in any way attempt to use his or her position as a member of an advisory committee to influence a decision in which he knows or has reason to know that he has a financial interest, except in those cases where the member is appointed to represent an entity or group having a financial interest in a matter coming within the citizen committee's area of responsibility.
No person shall be appointed to or serve on, an advisory committee which participates in the making of County contracts in which such person is financially interested within the terms of Government Code section 1090 et seq. This prohibition is not applicable to persons with "remote interests" as defined in subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 1091, provided that the person discloses the interest in accordance with subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 1091 and the person does not influence or attempt to influence other advisory committee members to act favorably in respect to the contract in which the person has a remote interest.
(Added by Ord. No. 8123 (N.S.), effective 9-3-92; amended by Ord. No. 9070 (N.S.), effective 9-9-99; amended by Ord. No. 9894 (N.S.), effective 12-6-07; amended by Ord. No. 10371 (N.S.), effective 2-26-15)