City of Yonkers, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Yonkers: Art. I, 3-9-1993 by part of G.O. No. 1-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-9-1993 by part of G.O. No. 1-1993]
It shall be unlawful for any advertising, promotional material, public relations material or information, whether printed, visual or audio or any combination thereof, to be published and to appear within the City of Yonkers which relates to municipal government or municipal affairs when said item is authorized and paid for at City expenses, except for public and legal notices caused to be published by the City Clerk at the direction of the City Council, unless there appears conspicuously in said item at the end or bottom of said publication a notice or disclaimer which identifies by name the particular City official and department who has authorized said item to be published and further that said item has been paid for at taxpayer expense. In addition to the penalties set forth in this chapter for violations of this provision, injunctive relief preventing further distribution or publication shall be granted in addition to any other relief or penalty provided by law.
The Mayor and the City Council shall each cause to be filed with the City Clerk, before the first day of the months of January, April, July and October, a report of all expenditures made for advertising, public relations and promotional material or similar activities for the prior three months, containing information of amounts paid, recipients and purpose by project or in the form and content as otherwise prescribed by City Council resolution.
A violation of this article shall be a Class II offense.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.