Conflict of Interest Certification
Conflict of Interest Law (Ethics)
Per Chapter 28 of the Acts of 2009, commonly referred to as the ethics reform law, the Commonwealth imposes mandatory education and training requirements on public employers and public employees. The law authorizes the Commonwealth's State Ethics Commission to establish procedures to implement and ensure compliance with these requirements, and these implementation procedures are issued pursuant to that authority.
The Commonwealth's requirements can be summarized as follows:
These requirements apply to all public employees, as defined by the conflict of interest law, except to the extent that an employing public agency exempts certain categories of employees from these requirements in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the State Ethics Commission.
Steps to Meeting Requirements
The City of Lowell has taken the following steps to meet these requirements:
All City of Lowell public employees, as defined by the conflict of interest law are required to participate in Conflict of Interest Law (Ethics) training. Training can be completed by visiting the State's Conflict of Interest website.
Please make sure to submit a copy of your Certificate of Completion to the City Clerk's office.