[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Richfield 7-21-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-7-1 (§ 2.01 of prior Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administration of government — See Ch. 7.
The provisions of Ch. 19, Subchapter III, Wis. Stats., relating to ethics of local government officials, employees, and candidates, and Ch. 946, Subchapter II, Wis. Stats., relating to bribery and official misconduct, including such amendments or renumbering of such statutes as may be made in the future, are hereby adopted.
The Village Clerk shall cause a copy of the provisions of this chapter to be distributed to every public official and employee of the Village before entering upon his or her duties.
Each public official and employee shall review the provisions of this chapter upon appointment to said office and certify to the Village Clerk no later than 45 days after his or her appointment that such review has been completed. A copy of this code shall be posted on the Village bulletin board located at Village Hall.
Each public official and employee shall, in connection with Subsections A and B of this section, also complete and file with the department head or Village Clerk, as appropriate, the following statement of understanding: "I have read and understand the contents of Chapter 34 of the Code of the Village of Richfield, including the state statutes adopted therein. I also understand that I am expected to adhere to and conduct myself according to rules, guidance and direction as set forth in this code."