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CITY OF <br />F NEWPORT REACH <br />" City Council Staff Report <br />January 13, 2015 <br />Agenda Item No. 5 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk — (949) 644 -3005, (brown @newportbeachca.gov <br />PREPARED BY: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk <br />PHONE: (949) 644 -3005 <br />TITLE: Resolution Updating the List of Designated Employees for 2015 Under the City's <br />Conflict of Interest Code <br />ABSTRACT: <br />The City of Newport Beach updates its Conflict of Interest Code annually. This code clarifies which city <br />staff members are subject to which types of public disclosure regarding conflicts of interests. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt Resolution No. 2015 -2, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport Beach Adopting an <br />Updated Designated Employees List for 2015. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />There is no fiscal impact related to this item. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />The City's Conflict of Interest Code was first adopted in 1977 in response to the enactment of the 1974 <br />Political Reform Act ( "The Act "). In February of 1990 the City updated its Conflict of Interest Code pursuant <br />to Section 18730 of the Regulations adopted by the Fair Political Practices Commission. The City's Conflict <br />of Interest Code consists of two basic parts: <br />1. The body of the code which contains the provisions required by Section 87302 of the Act, such as the <br />manner of reporting financial interests and the method to be used by designated positions when they are <br />required to disqualify themselves from participating in decisions; and <br />2. The Appendix to the code, which lists the designated positions within the agency and the <br />corresponding disclosure categories for each position. <br />5 -1 <br />