City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Ethics in Government

Type

Enterprise

Applies To

  • City Council Departments
  • Boards and Commissions
  • 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

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 Jun 22, 2016