✓ Signiﬁcantly strengthens the conﬂict of interest rules and gift rules beyond what is the current minimum standards in the Florida Statutes.
✓ Tightens the rules on gifts to City ofﬁcials and employees
✓ Prevents former city ofﬁcials or employees from appearing before the department or board they were involved with on behalf of another (i.e. lobbying) for a period of two years after they leave the City employment.
✓ Prohibits nepotism in employment of City employees.
✓ Prohibits ﬁnancial transactions with subordinates.
✓ Prohibits fees or honoraria for City Ofﬁcials or employees as speakers or participation in events
✓ Requires disclosure of ﬁnancial dealings by City Ofﬁcials or employees with those who might be doing business with the City.
✓ Contains requirements for annual ﬁnancial disclosure of speciﬁed ofﬁcials and employees.
✓ Includes additional remedies and penalties for ethics violations beyond those
provided by Florida Statute.