[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Huntington 6-9-2015 by L.L. No. 24-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fair, open and accountable government — See Ch. 2.
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 19.
Public disclosure — See Ch. 53.
WHEREAS, Article 18 of the General Municipal Law prohibits the officers and employees of a Town from having certain conflicts of interest; and
WHEREAS, Section 806 of the General Municipal Law requires the governing body of each town to adopt a code of ethics that sets forth for the guidance of its officers and employees standards of conduct reasonably expected of them; and
WHEREAS, a code of ethics adopted by the governing body of a Town must set forth standards of conduct for the guidance of the officers and employees of the Town with respect to disclosure of interests in legislation before the local governing body, holding of investments in conflict with official duties, private employment in conflict with official duties, future employment, and such other standards as may be deemed advisable.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Town Board of the Town of Huntington hereby adopts the following code of ethics to ensure both the reality and the appearance of integrity in Town government, and to thereby foster public confidence in Town government:
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Ch. 29, Ethics, comprised of Art. I, Code of Ethics, adopted 11-9-1995 by Ord. No. 95-CE-9, as amended, Art. II, Disclosure of Financial Status, adopted 11-12-1985 by Ord. No. 85-CE-18, as amended, and Art. III, Allegations of Misconduct, adopted 2-9-1999 by L.L. No. 4-1999.