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File #: 31253    Version: 1 Name: Employee Appointment Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2013 In control: ETHICS BOARD
On agenda: 7/15/2014 Final action: 7/15/2014
Enactment date: 7/16/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00572
Title: Confirming and Ratifying Certain City Official and Employee Appointments to Outside Boards and Committees and Directing An Annual Update of Such Appointments
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Confirming and Ratifying Certain City Official and Employee Appointments to Outside Boards and Committees and Directing An Annual Update of Such Appointments
Body
WHEREAS, many City of Madison employees and elected officials are asked to and do service on public boards or committees of other government bodies, and on the boards or committees of private non-profit entities ("Outside Boards"); and
 
WHEREAS, many of these appointments are directly related to the service provided to the City of Madison by those employees and officials; and
 
WHEREAS, some appointments are formally approved by the Madison Common Council and many other appointments are not; and
 
WHEREAS, the City wants to be clear when such service on Outside Boards is undertaken in the employee's or official's role as an employee or official of the City of Madison, and thus falling with the exception set forth in sec. 3. 3.35(2)(b), MGO, part of the City's Ethics Code.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council approves and ratifies service by employees and elected officials on Outside Boards as set forth in the attached Exhibit A, and considers such service as being done on behalf of the City within sec. 3.35 (2)(b), MGO; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that employees and elected officials annually, on or before June 30, shall report any changes in such service on Outside Boards to the City Clerk, who shall prepare a similar ratifying resolution and present it to the Common Council, sponsored by the Mayor, for approval in future years.