[Ord. No. 69, §1]
The provisions of the Social Security Act as enacted by the Congress of the United States, together with the amendments thereto as from time to time passed and approved, as being applicable to municipalities, as authorized by sections 105.300 to 105.440 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, is hereby adopted as applicable to all employees of the city.
[Ord. No. 44, §1]
The provisions of the Missouri State Workmen's Compensation Act is hereby adopted as being applicable to all employees of the city.
[Ord. No. 369, §1-3]
The city is a "political subdivision" as defined in sections 70.600 to 70.760, the Revised Statutes of Missouri 1969, as amended, and hereby elects to have covered by the local government employees retirement system all of its eligible employees in the following classes:
Present and future general employees, including all of the elected officials eligible for coverage under such retirement system and all policemen.
Eligible employees shall be given credit for one hundred percent of their prior employment by the city in computing their benefits from and contribution to the system.
The city clerk is hereby authorized and directed to deduct from the wages and salaries of each employee member the member contributions required by section 70.705, the Revised Statutes of Missouri 1969, as amended, and to promptly remit such deductions to the retirement system, together with the employer contribution required by section 70.370, the Revised Statutes of Missouri 1969, as amended.
[Ord. No. 999, §§1-4, 9-3-1991]
Declaration of Policy. The proper operation of municipal government requires that public officials and employees be independent, impartial and responsible to the people; that government decisions and policy be made in the proper channels of the governmental structure; that public office not be used for personal gain; and that the public have confidence in the integrity of its government. In recognition of these goals, there is hereby established a procedure for disclosure by certain officials and employees of private financial or other interests in matters affecting the City.
Conflicts of Interest.
All elected and appointed officials as well as employees of a political subdivision must comply with Section 105.454 of the Missouri Revised Statutes on conflicts of interest as well as any other state law governing official conduct by public officials and employees.
Any member of the governing body of a political subdivision who has a "substantial or private interest" in any measure, bill, order or ordinance proposed or pending before such governing body must disclose that interest to the secretary or clerk of such body and such disclosure shall be recorded in the appropriate journal of the governing body. Substantial or private interest is defined as ownership by the individual, his spouse, or his dependent children, whether singularly or collectively, directly or indirectly of:
Ten percent (10%) or more of any business entity; or
An interest having a value of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or more; or
The receipt of a salary, gratuity, or other compensation or remuneration of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) or more, per year from any individual, partnership, organization, or association within any calendar year.
Disclosure Reports. Each elected official, the City Administrator and the chief purchasing officer, shall disclose the following information by May 1st if any such transactions occurred during the previous calendar year:
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 ($500.00) dollars, 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.
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.
The City Administrator and the chief purchasing officer also shall disclose by May 1st for the previous calendar year the following information:
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;
The name and address of each sole proprietorship that he owned; the name, address and the general nature of the business conducted by each general partnership and joint venture in which he 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 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;
The name and address of each corporation for which such person served in the capacity of a director, officer, or receiver.
Filing of Reports.
The financial interest statements shall be filed at the following times, but no person is required to file more than one (1) financial interest statement in any calendar year;
Every person required to file a financial interest statement shall file the statement annually not later than May 1st and the statement shall cover the calendar year ending the immediately preceding December 31st; provided that any member of the Board of Aldermen may supplement the financial interest statement to report additional interests acquired after December 31st of the covered year until the date of filing of the financial interest statement.
Each person appointed to office shall file the statement within thirty (30) days of such appointment or employment.
Financial disclosure reports giving the financial information required in Subsection (c) hereof shall be filed with the local political subdivision and with the Secretary of State prior to January 1, 1993. After January 1, 1993, reports shall be filed with the local political subdivision and the Missouri Ethics Commission. The reports shall be available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours.