Chapter 19 PERSONNEL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS*
Section 19-39 Political activities.
Appointive officers or employees shall not engage in any political activity while on duty or
in uniform or otherwise use equipment or resources of the city. Political activity shall include but
not be limited to the following:
(1) Soliciting any thing of value to the campaign funds of
any candidate for any office;
(2) Soliciting contributions for any political office, cause
(3) Coercing or dissuading or attempting to coerce, command,
advise or dissuade a city officer
or employee to or from giving, lending or contributing any thing of value for political purposes;
(4) Any other support or opposition for any political office,
cause, or party.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the exercise of the
rights of appointive
officers or employees
from engaging in any political activity while off duty and not in uniform,
being a candidate for elected or appointed public office, or holding such office unless such
political activity or candidacy is otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, or
as citizens to
express their opinions and to cast their votes.
(Code 1964, § 22.210(4), (7); Ord. No. 21828, § 1, 9-16-13)
(Ord. 21828, Amended, 09/16/2013, Prior Text)