City of Tampa
Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee
Sunshine Law & Ethics Code Acknowledgement Form
III. City Ethics Code Acknowledgement
Actions Prohibited When Certain Financial Interests Involved (Subsections (a): § 2-517(a), (b): §
2-517(b), and (c): § 2-517(c), City of Tampa Ethics Code).
(a) No member of the CRA Advisory Committee shall participate in any official action
directly or indirectly affecting a business in which he or any member of his immediate
family or close personal relation has a financial interest.
(b) No member of a CRA Advisory Committee shall have or acquire a financial interest in
any enterprise, project, business entity or property when he or she believes or has reason
to believe that his or her financial interest will be directly affected by his or her official
Advisory Committee recommendation.
(c) No member of a CRA Advisory Committee shall have any interest, financial or
otherwise, direct or indirect, or engage in any business or activity or incur any obligation
of any nature, which is in substantial conflict with the proper discharge of his or her
duties in the public interest.
Prohibited Voting Conflicts (Subsections (a): § 2-519(a), Definitions of “person” and “relative”:
§ 2-502, (b): § 2-519(b), and (c): § 2-519(c), City of Tampa Ethics Code).
(a) No CRA Advisory Committee member shall vote or participate in his or her official
capacity on any matter if that member knows or should know that doing so would inure,
either directly or indirectly, to:
• His or her special private gain; or
• The special private gain of any person by whom he or she is retained, or
• The parent or subsidiary organization thereof; or
• The special private gain of a relative of the CRA Advisory Committee member.
For the purpose of this provision, "special private gain" shall mean economic benefit of any kind
which inures to the individual, as opposed to a class of similarly situated individuals.
For the purpose of this provision “person” means any individual, firm, business entity, company,
corporation (profit and not-for-profit), professional corporation or associations, group,
organization, joint venture, partnership, limited partnership, agency, estate, trusts, business trust,
syndicate, fiduciary, or other body having an independent existence and all other groups or
combinations however constituted.