Outside Employment Policy

The City of Minneapolis Ethics In Government Ordinance governs outside employment for City employees.

Type

Enterprise

Applies To

Departments under the Mayor and City Council

Synopsis

The City of Minneapolis Ethics Ordinance governs outside employment for City employees. The ordinance provides that an appointed local official or an employee shall obtain written permission from his or her department head before accepting outside employment or entering into a contract for services. In addition, appointed officials and employees shall not solicit or perform outside work during the official’s or employee’s hours of employment.

History

Council Approval: March, 21 2003

Effective: March, 21 2003

Last Revised: July 25, 2003

Keywords

ethics, outside employment, outside work

Links

Forms

Declaration of Outside Employment Form

Supporting References

Code of Ordinance, Chapter 15.- Ethics in Government

Administering Departments

Human Resources, City Attorney's Office

Outside Employment Policy Statement

I. Section 15.60 of the City of Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Ethics in Government The appointed local officials and employees of the City of Minneapolis agree to abide by the City of Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Ethics in Government as it relates to Outside Employment.

I. Procedure

  1. The employee completes the Outside Employment form and forwards it to his/her supervisor or manager.
  2. The Supervisor or Manager approves or denies the request and notifies the employee of his/her decision.
  3. The Supervisor or Manager files the form in the department’s employee personnel record.

Contact us

Susan Trammell

Ethics Officer
City Attorney's Office

Phone

612-673-3230

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Human Resources

Phone

612-673-2282

Address

250 Fourth St. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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