City officials shall not take action to:
   (a)   Disclose confidential information;
   (b)   Directly or indirectly use any confidential information which was gained because of their official position or employment for their own personal gain or benefit or for the benefit of others. Disclose or reveal any information or the contents of any discussion which took place in executive session under the provisions of the state open meetings law;
   (c)   Disclose or reveal any information, or the contents of any discussion, considered during an executive session or closed meeting conducted pursuant to the state open meetings law, held by the city council, any city agency, board, commission, committee or department, except as may be authorized by a majority vote of that body;
   (d)   Grant any special consideration, treatment or advantage to any citizen, individual, business organization or group beyond that which is normally available to every other citizen, individual, business organization or group;
   (e)   Use their elected position to secure special advantages, privileges or exemptions for themselves or others;
   (f)   Engage in any conduct which may be directly prejudicial to the government of the city or which reflects discredit or dishonor on the government of the city, which conduct causes the city substantial monetary damage or the commission of a criminal act;
   (g)   Use city supplies, equipment or facilities for any purpose other than the conduct of official city business, unless otherwise provided for by law, ordinance or city policy;
   (h)   Knowingly perform or refuse to perform any act to deliberately prevent the execution of the city ordinances, rules or regulations, or the achievement of official city programs;
   (i)   Violate the city’s election ordinances; and
   (j)   Violate the city’s fraud control policy.
(1992 Code, § 12.5-31)  (Ord. 24-09, passed 3-16-2009; Ord. 57-12, passed 8-7-2012)  Penalty, see § 35.999