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36-1477 - Interest of public officials, commissioners or employees in project prohibited
36-1477. Interest of public officials, commissioners or employees in project prohibited
A. A public official of a municipality, commissioner or employee of a housing authority or slum clearance and redevelopment commission to which the powers of a municipality have been delegated pursuant to this article shall not voluntarily acquire any interest, direct or indirect, in a redevelopment project or in any property included or planned to be included in a redevelopment project of the municipality or in any contract or proposed contract in connection with a redevelopment project. If an acquisition is not voluntary, the interest acquired shall be immediately disclosed in writing to the local governing body and the disclosure shall be entered upon the minutes of the governing body.
B. If any official, commissioner or employee presently owns or controls, or owned or controlled within the preceding two years, any interest, direct or indirect, in any property which the person knows is included or planned by the municipality to be included in any redevelopment project, the person shall immediately disclose this fact in writing to the local governing body, and this disclosure shall be entered upon the minutes of the governing body. The person shall not participate in any action by the municipality, housing authority or commission affecting the property. Any violation of this section shall constitute misconduct in office.