Township of Upper Providence, PA
Delaware County
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The Township officers, appointees and employees shall:
Uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the provisions of this Charter, and never be a party to evasion of any of the above.
Not favor or discriminate against another person because of race, sex or political or religious affiliations.
Not discriminate or accept for themselves, or anyone, favors, benefits or privileges under circumstances conflicting with the performance of Township duties.
Not engage in any business with the Township, either directly or indirectly, which is inconsistent with the honest performance of their duties.
Not render advice, consult with or appear on behalf of private interests before any board, commission or judicial body where the Township is involved directly and the interest of the party is adverse to the position of the Township.
Disclose any personal or business interest in questions arising before the Council or in the exercise of their duties. Said disclosure should be made public, and they shall eliminate themselves from votes or decisive actions on these matters.
Not use information obtained confidentially in the performance of duties as a means for making private profit.
Not enter into any private agreements which could in any way be construed to be adverse to the public interest.
Not use Township resources or facilities for political activities.
Report violations wherever discovered to the Code of Ethics Commission.
Uphold these principles recognizing that Township office or employ is a public trust.
Township employees and appointees found in violation of this Code by the Code of Ethics Commission shall be subject to dismissal or other sanction by a majority vote of the Township Council.