City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Ethics in Government

Type

Enterprise

Applies To

X City Council Departments

X Boards and Commissions

X Other: Describe: Elected and Appointed Officials, Volunteers

Synopsis

This comprehensive code of ethics provides an ethical guide and specific rules that reflect the ethical values of our city. It is both inspirational and a basis for disciplinary action.

The code of ethics is designed to promote high ethical standards and conduct, and to foster a healthy ethical culture throughout city government. It is a touchstone for all who work with and for the city to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities to the people of Minneapolis.

History

03 / 21 / 2003: Council Approval Date

03 / 29 / 2003: Effective Date

04 / 24 / 2009: Last Revised Date

Key Words

[code of ethics; conflicts of interest; gifts; outside employment; city property; nepotism]

Links

Policy Document

Procedures and Forms

Related Policies

Administering Department

City Attorneys Office
Susan L. Segal, City Attorney

Contacts

Susan Trammell, Assistant City Attorney, Mpls, MN; (612) 673-3230; ethicsofficer@minneapolismn.gov

Last updated Feb 21, 2012