Borough of Wallington, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wallington 5-13-1970 as Sec. 3-9 of the 1970 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 29 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Borough Council — See Ch. 16.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 90.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 100.

§ 40-1 Conflicts of interest.

No elected or appointed official, officer or employee of the Borough shall engage in any business transaction or professional activity or have a financial or other private interest, either direct or indirect, which is in substantial conflict with the proper discharge of his official duties, unless full disclosure is made of such interest, in writing, to the Council.

§ 40-2 Employment or investments affecting duties.

No elected or appointed official, officer or employee of the Borough shall accept employment, engage in any business transaction or make any investment which will be detrimental to the Borough in the exercise of his official duties or which will interfere in any manner whatsoever with the discharge of his official duties.

§ 40-3 Representation of private interests.

No elected or appointed official, officer or employee of the Borough shall represent any private interests to the detriment of the Borough or for the purpose of unwarranted personal gain before any Borough agency or department or the Municipal Court or in any litigation to which the Borough is a party.

§ 40-4 Disclosure of interest in proposed legislation.

In the event that any elected or appointed official or the Borough Clerk, Borough Treasurer, Borough Attorney, Borough Engineer, Mayor or any Councilman has a direct or indirect financial interest in any proposed legislation, he shall publicly disclose on the official records of the Borough the nature and extent of such interest.

§ 40-5 Improper use of official position.

No elected or appointed official, officer or employee of the Borough shall improperly use his official position in order to obtain a personal discount or other benefit from any person or persons whatsoever.