[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Rochelle Park as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-21-2007 by Ord. No. 961-07]
No professional business entity or individual, which enters into negotiations for or agrees to any contract or agreement with the municipality or any department or agency thereof or of its independent authorities for the rendition of professional, banking or insurance coverage services or any other consulting services, shall solicit or make any contribution of money, or pledge of a contribution, including in-kind contributions, to any Bergen County or other county political party committee, or to any political action committee (PAC) that engages in the support of municipal candidates and/or municipal parties.
Prior to awarding an agreement or contract to a professional business entity or individual for providing professional services or making any payment pursuant to the same, the Township Administrator or his designee shall require that the professional certify that the professional business entity or individual has not knowingly made any contribution which violates the provisions of § 84-1 of this article.
The professional shall have a continuing duty to report immediately to the Township Administrator or his designee any contributions made in violation of this article that occur during any time that an agreement for professional services is in effect.