CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM.
Sec. 8A.500. Financial disclosures of independent consultant.
Any individual, partnership or corporation employed by the city for the
purposes of advising the city, its council, commissions, city manager or staff,
on matters relating to cable television, or reviewing and evaluating, or
assisting the city in reviewing and evaluating, proposals for the construction
and operation of a cable television system(s), or regulating, or assisting the
city in regulating, a cable television system, shall as a term condition of
their employment, file within ten days of the date of employment with the city
clerk a statement concerning:
(a) A listing and description of any financial
and/or ownership held by the consultant in any cable television company, and
subsidiary or affiliate of any cable television company, any company which is a
supplier or customer of any cable television company, or in other company which
owns stock or has any interest in any of those types of companies which are
described in this section. If the consultant is a partnership, the financial
and/or ownership interest in cable television companies affiliates,
subsidiaries, suppliers, and customers of any partner must be disclosed. If the
consultant is a corporation, the financial and/or ownership interests in cable
television companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers and customers of any
shareholder, officer or directors must be disclosed.
(b) A listing and
description of any cable television company, affiliate, subsidiary, supplier or
customer which the consultant has represented, on a compensated or
non-compensated basis, within the last fifteen years.
(c) The statement
filed pursuant to this section shall be a public document open to inspection by
any person. Failure to file this statement, or the inclusion of a material
misrepresentation or omission within the statement, shall constitute grounds for
the city's termination of the employment contract. This provision shall not
apply to individuals who are subject to the reporting requirements of the
“Political Reform Act of 1974” (California Government Code Sections
81008, et seq.) under the local conflict of interest code if the disclosures
required by the code are substantially similar to those of this section. (Ord.
No. 1097, § 1 (part).)