Legal Question in Legal Ethics in California

can a person with a conflict of interest be on city council? Such as have a business contract with the city

I'm not sure what category of law this falls under- Something with local government.

Asked on 1/21/23, 4:22 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Having a conflict of interest as to a particular contract or matter does not prevent someone from sitting on the city counsel. They must, however, recuse themselves from any proceedings or decisions that affect their private interest.

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Answered on 1/22/23, 10:21 am

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