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Ann Arbor Council OKs Ethics Education

An educational effort for local officials on conflict-of-interest and ethics issues has been given unanimous approval by the Ann Arbor city council. Action on the topic came at the council’s Nov. 18, 2013 meeting.

The resolution directs an educational effort on Public Act 317 of 1968, which is the state’s conflict-of-interest statute.

A final “resolved” clause directs the council’s rules committee to draft standards of conduct for local officials based on Public Act 196 of 1973, which applies to state employees of the executive branch and appointees of the governor. The final resolved clause – if the council adopts a standard that’s recommended by the council rules committee and it’s strictly followed – would end any unauthorized leaks of information … [Full Story]