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ByLaw respecting the Code of Conduct for Elected Members of The City of Saint John

20-Jun-2019

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Public Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of The City of Saint John intends to consider adopting a By-law respecting the Code of Conduct for Elected Members of The City of Saint John at its regular meeting to be held in the Council Chamber on Monday, July 8, 2019.

 

The Local Governance Act authorizes and requires local governments to establish a Code of Conduct Bylaw.  The Code of Conduct Bylaw includes the following mandatory provisions:

  • Values of Members of Council

  • Behavior of Members of Council

  • Use of Local Government Property, Resources and Services by Members of Council

  • Use of Communication Tools and Social Media

 

The Code of Conduct Bylaw also addresses:

  • Conflicts of Interest

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Gifts and Benefits

  • Conduct at Meetings

  • Handling of Confidential Information including a provision to not disclose confidential information following service on Council

  • Remedial Action if Contravention occurs

The proposed amendment may be inspected by any interested person at the office of the Common Clerk, City Hall, 15 Market Square, Saint John, NB between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, inclusive, holidays excepted.

 

 

The proposed By-Law respecting The Code of Conduct for Elected Members of The City of Saint John may be read in summary only if no member of Council objects. 

 

 

Jonathan Taylor, Common Clerk

(506) 658-2862

 

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