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09-11-2018 CC Rpt 14COUNCIL AGENDA STAFF REPORTCOUNCIL AGENDA STAFF REPORT TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS DATE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 FROM: CITY MANAGER ITEM NO:14 SUBJECT:CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE AMENDMENTS RECOMMENDATION: Direct the City Clerk and City Attorney to prepare amendments to the Conflict of Interest Codes for City employees and commissions for City Council consideration by December 11, 2018. BACKGROUND/ANALYSIS: Pursuant to Section 87306.5 of the Government Code, on June 12, 2018, the City Council directed the City Clerk and City Attorney to review the Conflict of Interest Codes for City employees and commission members. By October 1, 2018, the City Council must determine that no amendments to the Codes are necessary or order that the required revisions be submitted for adoption within 90 days. The City Clerk and City Attorney have determined that revisions are required to the Conflict of Interest codes for City employees to reflect new and deleted positions, and reclassifications. ENVIRONMENTAL (CEQA) REVIEW: This action is not a project within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (California Public Resources Code §§ 21000, et seq.; "CEQA") and CEQA Guidelines (Title 14 California Code Regulations §§ 15000, et seq.) Section 15378 and is, therefore, exempt from CEQA review as it is an administrative change that will not result in any direct or indirect physical change in the environment. FISCAL IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact. REVIEWED BY OTHERS: This item has been reviewed by the City Attorney. Respectfully Submitted,Recommended By: Attachments 2018 Biennial Notice 84/131 www.fppc.ca.gov FPPC Advice: advice@fppc.ca.gov (866.275.3772) Page 1 of 1 2018 Local Agency Biennial Notice Name of Agency: Mailing Address: Contact Person: Phone No. Email: Alternate Email: Accurate disclosure is essential to monitor whether officials have conflicts of interest and to help ensure public trust in government. The biennial review examines current programs to ensure that the agency’s code includes disclosure by those agency officials who make or participate in making governmental decisions. This agency has reviewed its conflict of interest code and has determined that (check one BOX): An amendment is required. The following amendments are necessary: (Check all that apply.) Include new positions Revise disclosure categories Revise the titles of existing positions Delete titles of positions that have been abolished and/or positions that no longer make or participate in making governmental decisions Other (describe) The code is currently under review by the code reviewing body. No amendment is required. (If your code is over five years old, amendments may be necessary.) Verification (to be completed if no amendment is required) This agency’s code accurately designates all positions that make or participate in the maki ng of governmental decisions. The disclosure assigned to those positions accurately requires that all investments, business positions, interests in real property, and sources of income that may foreseeably be affected materially by the decisions made by those holding designated positions are reported. The code includes all other provisions required by Government Code Section 87302. __________________________________________ _________________________ Signature of Chief Executive Officer Date All agencies must complete and return this notice regardless of how recently your code was approved or amended. Please return this notice no later than October 1, 2018, or by the date specified by your agency, if earlier, to: (PLACE RETURN ADDRESS OF CODE REVIEWING BODY HERE) PLEASE DO NOT RETURN THIS FORM TO THE FPPC. 85/131