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File #: ORD. 2019-115    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/23/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/13/2019
Title: To amend ch. 2, art. III of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-58, concerning restrictions on activities of former officers and employees, for the purpose of reflecting amendments to state law.
Patrons: Parker Agelasto, Kristen Larson, Kimberly Gray
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-115

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To amend ch. 2, art. III of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-58, concerning restrictions on activities of former officers and employees, for the purpose of reflecting amendments to state law.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

                     § 1.                     That Chapter 2, Article III of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and is hereby amended and reordained by adding therein a new section 2-58, as follows:

Sec. 2-58.  Restrictions on activities of former officers and employees.

(a)                     The term “officer or employee,” as used in this section, includes members of the City Council, City officers and employees, and individuals who receive monetary compensation for service on or employment by agencies, boards, authorities, sanitary districts, commissions, committees, and task forces appointed by the City Council.

(b)                     It shall be unlawful for former officers and employees, for one year after their terms of office have ended or employment has ceased, to represent a client or act in a representative capacity on behalf of any person or group, for compensation, on matters related to ordinances, contracts, proceedings, applications, cases, or other matters of any nature involving any agency, department, or office of the City government in which the former officer or employee served or was employed during the one-year period immediately prior to the termination of employment or service. This prohibition shall be in addition to any other prohibition that may be provided by law.

§ 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect on July 1, 2019.