Village of Bayville, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Bayville 10-13-1975 as L.L. No. 16-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Indemnification of officers and employees — See Ch. 32.

§ 25-1 Conflicts of interest prohibited.

A. 
No officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, whether paid or unpaid, shall:
(1) 
Be or become interested directly or indirectly in any manner whatsoever, except by operation of law, in any business or professional dealings with the village or any agency thereof.
(2) 
Act as attorney, agent, broker, representative or employee in business or professional dealings with the village or any agency thereof for any person, firm or corporation, directly or indirectly, in any manner whatsoever.
(3) 
Accept other employment or engage in any business transactions or make any investments, directly or indirectly, which create a conflict with his official duties.
B. 
Notwithstanding the provisions hereinbefore set forth, any person serving the village or any agency thereof without compensation shall not be deemed to be in violation of Subsection A above by reason of financial, professional or business interests, unless such interest is in conflict with the proper discharge of his official duties.

§ 25-2 Gifts and favors.

No officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, whether paid or unpaid, shall accept any valuable gift, whether in the form of services, loan, thing or promise or any other form, from any person, firm or corporation which, to his knowledge, is interested directly or indirectly in any manner whatsoever in business or professional dealings with the village or any agency thereof.

§ 25-3 Disclosure of interest.

A. 
Any officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, whether paid or unpaid, who has a direct or indirect financial or other private interest in any matter being considered by the Board of Trustees or by any other official board, agency, officer or employee of the Village of Bayville, and who participates in discussions before or gives opinions to such board, agency or individuals, shall publicly disclose on the official record the nature and extent of such interest.
B. 
Any officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, whether paid or unpaid, who has knowledge of any matter being considered by any board, agency, officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville in which he has any direct or indirect financial or other private interest, shall be required to disclose in writing his interest to such board, agency, officer or employee and the nature and extent thereof.
C. 
A copy of every disclosure required under Subsections A and B above, including a copy of every transcript containing such a disclosure, shall be promptly transmitted by the board, agency, officer or employee receiving such village disclosure to the Clerk, who shall file and maintain the same as a public record.

§ 25-4 Disclosure of confidential information.

No officer or employee of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, whether paid or unpaid, shall disclose confidential information concerning the property, government or affairs of the village or any other confidential information of an official character, except when permitted or required by law, nor shall he use such information to advance the financial or other private interests of himself or others.

§ 25-5 Violations.

A violation of any of the provisions of this code shall constitute cause for forfeiture of pay, suspension or removal from office or employment in the form and manner as provided by law. Nothing in this section shall limit any other penalties which may be provided by law.