Conflict of Interest Disclosures
Local Government Code 176 requires City officials and vendors to disclose certain relationships.
Local Government Code, Chapter 176.009(a) states, “A local governmental entity shall provide access to the statements and questionnaires filed under this chapter on the internet website maintained by the local governmental entity.” The retention period is governed through the Texas State Library & Archives Commission under Record Series GR 1000-43. Applicable filings are available by selecting the links below:
The CIQ form must be filed with the City Secretary within seven (7) business days from the date the person or business begins contract discussions or negotiations with the city, submits a response to a request for proposals or bids, or when the person or business becomes aware of an employment, business, or family relationship with he local government officer or local government officer’s family member. A vendor commits an offense if the vendor knowingly violates Section 176.006, Local Government Code. An offense under this section is a misdemeanor.
The CIS form must be filed with the City Secretary no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day after the date on which a local government officer becomes aware of the facts that require the filing of this statement. A local government officer commits an offense if the officer knowingly violates Section 176.003, Local Government Code. An offense under this section is a misdemeanor.