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0006.900000 <br />WSS /gjz <br />1/28/04 <br />R:2 /20 /04gjz <br />ORDINANCE NO. 3489 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EDMONDS, <br />WASHINGTON, REPEALING CHAPTER 1.14 PUBLIC <br />OFFICIAL DISCLOSURE- PROHIBITED INTEREST, <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 1.20 COPIES, CERTIFICATIONS AND <br />TRANSCRIPTIONS OF CITY RECORDS TO ADD A NEW <br />SECTION 1.20.080 RELATING TO THE FILING OF PUBLIC <br />DISCLOSURE FORMS, AND FIXING A TIME WHEN THE <br />SAME SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. <br />WHEREAS, Chapter 1.14 was enacted by the Edmonds City Council at a time <br />prior to the enactment of State statutes which provide for public disclosure, online accessibility <br />of. public disclosure forms and a public Codes of Ethics for municipal officials; and <br />WHEREAS, the City finds that its existing provisions regarding Public Disclosure <br />forms are both redundant and difficult to administer, create the appearance of a conflict of <br />interest in the application of the provisions to City officials; and <br />WHEREAS, enforcement of State provisions by neutral third parties such as the <br />Public Disclosure Commission provides greater credibility to the process; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to provide as much information to the <br />public as possible, NOW, THEREFORE, <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EDMONDS, WASHINGTON, DO <br />ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br />Section 1. The Edmonds City Code is hereby amended by the repeal of Chapter <br />1.14 Public Official Disclosure - Prohibited Interest in its entirety. <br />{WSS563963.DOC;1/00006.900000/1 - I - <br />