Requirements of the Public Service Ethics Laws
The Institute for Local Government has recently published a free e-book that you may download bellow. The ebook addresses Ethics in Public Service. Given the recent revelations regarding ex-council member John Drayman, this is a must read to Glendale residents more than council members. Ignorance is the weakness that is often exploited by those who wish us harm. It is the mission of Glendale Coalition for Better Government to better government by dissemination of accurate information and educational materials. This free e-booklet can help local California officials and citizens understand the state’s various ethics laws. The e-booklet is written in plain language, but also contains extensive end notes for those wanting additional information. Topics covered include
- Personal Financial Gains Laws
- Perk Issues, Including Compensation, Use of Public Resources and Gift Laws
- Transparency Laws
- Fair Process Laws and Merit-Based Decision-Making
This book can be a good resource for elected officers and citizens to better understand the ethics requirement of their elected officials and comply with proper reporting and disclosure laws.
And if you want a brief 4 page highlight, download the key ethics update bellow.