forms may be used in implementing the Ethics Code.
These forms are
provided in MS Word format.
ALL CONTRACTS, PURCHASE AGREEMENTS
Code Chapter 176 forms for governing officers and vendors. (Texas Ethics
CONTRACTS DISCLOSURE FORM
This form must be filed by persons or entities seeking award of city-funded discretionary contracts, housing or retail development incentives, or to purchase, sell, or lease real property to or from the City, to disclose ownership, lobbying and political contributions.
DISCLOSURE OF BENEFITS
If a person who requests official action on a matter knows
the action will confer an economic benefit on any city official or employee
distinguishable from the effect it would have on members of the public in general, he or she
must disclose that fact unless the interest of the city official or employee in the matter is apparent.
RECUSAL AND DISCLOSURE
OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
disclosing conflict of interest and documenting recusal by a city official or city employee.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICER CONFLICTS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
This is the notice to the appropriate local governmental entity that a local
government officer has become aware of facts that require the officer to file this statement
in accordance with
Chapter 176, Local Government Code.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST QUESTIONNAIRE
By law this questionnaire must be filed with the records administrator of the local governmental
entity not later than the 7th business day after the date the person becomes aware of facts
that require the statement to be filed. See
Section 176.006, Local Government Code.
Additionally, the Municipal form, CIQ-Addendum, is also to be filed with the Office of the City Clerk.
[download CIQ form]
[download CIQ-A form]
THIRD PARTY SPONSORED TRAVEL
Any person who, in connection with his or her official duties, accepts a trip or excursion involving the gratuitous provision of transportation, accommodations, entertainment, meals, or refreshments paid for by a person or entity other than a public agency must file with the City Clerk, before embarking on the travel, a disclosure statement.
financial disclosure report to be filed by boards and commission members.
Annual Texas Ethics Commission
financial disclosure statement to be filed by the Mayor, Council members, Candidates for Mayor and Council,
the City Manager and the City Attorney.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT ADDENDUM
Annual municipal financial
disclosure form to be filed by the Mayor, Councilmembers, Candidates for Mayor and Council, the City Manager and the City Attorney.
GIFTS REPORTS FOR SPECIFIED EMPLOYEES
disclosure form to be filed by designated city employees as required by Section 2-78 of the Ethics
SHORT FORM ANNUAL REPORT
A form to document no change in status during the financial disclosure reporting period.
GIFTS TO CLOSELY RELATED PERSONS
Form to be filed by certain
city officials and staff to report gifts received by relatives.
Lobbyist (initial and renewal) registration as required by
Section 2-63 of the Ethics Code.
LOBBYIST ACTIVITY REPORT
Quarterly report form to be filed by lobbyists.
Report to be filed by a lobbyist upon termination of lobbying activities.
PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING
Form for city
official or city employee to request a declaratory
ruling under Section 2-88 of the Ethics Code.
SWORN COMPLAINT OF ETHICS VIOLATIONS
Any person (including a member of the Ethics Review Board or its staff, acting personally or on behalf of the Board) who believes that there has been a violation of the ethics laws may file a sworn complaint with the City Clerk.