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File #: 20-0025    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/3/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a Resolution Amending the Conflict of Interest Code for the City of Manhattan Beach; and Adopting a Resolution Ratifying the Conflict of Interest Code for the Manhattan Beach Capital Improvements Corporation (City Attorney Barrow). ADOPT RESOLUTION NOS. 20-0010 AND 20-0011
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20-0010, 2. Resolution No. 20-0011, 3. 2019 Conflict of Interest Code
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Quinn Barrow, City Attorney
Liza Tamura, City Clerk
Alexandria Latragna, Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Adopt a Resolution Amending the Conflict of Interest Code for the City of Manhattan Beach; and Adopting a Resolution Ratifying the Conflict of Interest Code for the Manhattan Beach Capital Improvements Corporation (City Attorney Barrow).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NOS. 20-0010 AND 20-0011
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt Resolution No. 20-0010 amending the Conflict of Interest Code (COIC) for the City of Manhattan Beach and Resolution No. 20-0011 ratifying the COIC for the Manhattan Beach Capital Improvements Corporation.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications associated with the recommended action.

BACKGROUND:
California law requires every City agency to adopt a COIC identifying the positions in the agency that have the authority to make or participate in government decisions, as well as the financial interests that must be reported on the California Form 700 by the individuals who occupy those positions. Agencies are required to amend their COIC when changed circumstances make amendments necessary.

The purpose of the Form 700 and a COIC is twofold: first, it is used as a tool to help officials in government avoid financial conflicts of interest by identifying potential pitfalls; second, the form and code are used to preserve the public's trust in the governmental decisions that are made on their behalf.

A COIC is made up of the following three components:
1. Incorporation Section:
This section designates where the Form 700s are filed and retained, and must reference California Code of Regulations Section 18730, which provides the rules for disqualification procedures, reporting financial interests, and references the current gift limi...

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