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As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

A. “Appointed body” means any municipal commission, board, or committee created by ordinance or resolution with members of the public appointed subject to the confirmation by the city council.

B. “Appointed official” means a board or commission member appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the city council.

C. “City official” means a person who holds elective office under the ordinances of the city, or who is a member of a board or commission whose appointment is subject to confirmation by the city council.

D. “Elected official” means a person holding an elective office subject to municipal elections under this code.

E. “Financial interest” includes the receipt of a pecuniary benefit or the expectation of a pecuniary benefit.

1. A financial interest of a person includes a financial interest of any member of the person’s household.

2. A person has a financial interest in an organization if the person:

a. Has an ownership interest in the organization; or

b. Is a director, officer or employee of the organization.

3. Whether a financial interest is substantial is determined on a case-by-case basis.

F. “Hired consultant and contractors” means a person or organization hired by the city as an independent contractor and not as an employee.

G. “Immediate family member” means:

1. The spouse of the person;

2. Another person cohabiting with the person in a conjugal relationship that is not a legal marriage;

3. A child, including a stepchild and an adoptive child, of the person;

4. A parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt or uncle of the person; and

5. A parent or sibling of the person’s spouse.

H. “Municipal employee” means any person employed by the city, whether full time or part time, temporary or permanent, but excluding elected officials and appointed officials.

I. “Municipal officer” includes the city manager, city attorney and city clerk.

J. “Source of income” means an employer or other person or entity paying compensation, dividends, or interest, directly or indirectly, for services, products, or investments. If the income being reported is derived from employment by a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation in which the reporting person, the spouse or children, or a combination of them, hold a controlling interest, that proprietorship, partnership, or corporation may be designated as the source of income without specifying clients or customers if the business is one that is normally conducted on a cash basis and typically does not keep records of individual customers. In all other cases, the clients or customers of the proprietorship, partnership, or corporation shall be listed as sources of income of the person whose income is being reported, whose spouse, children, or a combination of them holds a controlling interest. [Ord. 19-19 § 2, 2019; Ord. 13-04 § 2.]