City of Poplar Bluff, MO
Butler County
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Section 117.010 Conflicts of Interest.

[Ord. No. 6989 §1, 8-20-2007; Ord. No. 7206 §1, 8-16-2010]
The Mayor or any member of the City Council of the City of Poplar Bluff who has a substantial personal or private interest, as defined by State law, in any bill shall disclose on the records of the City Council the nature of his or her interest and shall disqualify himself or herself from voting on any matters relating to this interest.

Section 117.020 Disclosure Reports.

[Ord. No. 6989 §1, 8-20-2007; Ord. No. 7206 §1, 8-16-2010]
A. 
Each elected official and the City Manager of the City of Poplar Bluff shall disclose the following information by May first (1st) of each year if any such transactions were engaged in during the previous calendar year:
1. 
For such person, and all persons within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity of such person, the date and the identities of the parties to each transaction with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that such person had with the political subdivision, other than compensation received as an employee or payment of any tax, fee or penalty due to the political subdivision, and other than transfers for no consideration to the political subdivision; and
2. 
The date and the identities of the parties to each transaction known to the person with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that any business entity in which such person had a substantial interest, had with the political subdivision, other than payment of any tax, fee or penalty due to the political subdivision or transactions involving payment for providing utility service to the political subdivision, and other than transfers for no consideration to the political subdivision.
3. 
The City Manager also shall disclose by May first (1st) for the previous calendar year the following information:
a. 
The name and address of each of the employers of such person from whom income of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or more was received during the year covered by the statement;
b. 
The name and address of each sole proprietorship that the person owned; the name, address and the general nature of the business conducted of each general partnership and joint venture in which the person was a partner or participant; the name and address of each partner or co-participant for each partnership or joint venture unless such names and addresses are filed by the partnership or joint venture with the Secretary of State; the name, address and general nature of the business conducted of any closely held corporation or limited partnership in which the person owned ten percent (10%) or more of any class of the outstanding stock or limited partnership units; and the name of any publicly traded corporation or limited partnership that is listed on a regulated stock exchange or automated quotation system in which the person owned two percent (2%) or more of any class of outstanding stock, limited partnership units or other equity interests; and
c. 
The name and address of each corporation for which such person served in the capacity of a director, officer or receiver.

Section 117.030 Filing of Reports.

[Ord. No. 6989 §1, 8-20-2007; Ord. No. 7206 §1, 8-16-2010]
The reports, in a format which is on file in the City offices, marked as Exhibit A and incorporated by specific reference thereto as if set out, shall be filed with the City Clerk and with the Secretary of State prior to January 1, 2011, and thereafter with the Missouri Ethics Commission. The reports shall be available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours.

Section 117.040 When Filed.

[Ord. No. 6989 §1, 8-20-2007; Ord. No. 7206 §1, 8-16-2010]
The financial interest statement shall be filed at the following time, but no person is required to file more that one (1) financial interest statement in any calendar year. Each person appointed to office who is required to file a financial interest statement in accordance with this Chapter shall file the statement within thirty (30) days of such appointment or employment. Every other person required to file a financial interest statement shall file the statement annually, but not later that May first (1st), and the statement shall cover the calendar year immediately preceding December thirty-first (31st); provided that any member of the City Council may supplement the financial interest statement to report additional interests acquired after December thirty-first (31st) of the covered year until the date of filing of the financial statement.