Board of Ethics

Public Notice

THE BOARD OF ETHICS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 23, 2020 WILL BE HELD REMOTELY VIA TELECONFERENCE. THE MEETING MAY BE VIEWED LIVE BY CLICKING THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://youtu.be/nQcwHooPk9I


PUBLIC NOTICE 
Nassau County Board of Ethics Quarterly Meetings
Dates:March 24, 2020; June 23, 2020; September 22, 2020; November 17, 2020
Time:9:00 a.m.
Topics:Public Session; Executive Session


PUBLIC NOTICE 
Nassau County Board of Ethics Meetings
Date:Monday, June 23, 2020
Time:9:00 a.m.
Topics:Public Session; Executive Session


Responsibilities:

  • Providing free, confidential advice to County officers and employees regarding their ethical responsibilities under the Nassau County Code of Ethics and other applicable laws.
  • Assisting County officers and employees in avoiding ethical missteps before they occur.
  • Investigating complaints of ethical misconduct.
  • Administering the Financial Disclosure Program.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: What is an ethics violation?
A: To ensure integrity in county government, county officers and employees are required by law to adhere to a code of conduct. This code of conduct is primarily found in the Nassau County Code of Ethics available on this website. Among other things, the Code of Ethics regulates:

  • Doing business with the County,
  • Outside employment and investments that conflict with official duties,
  • Prohibited gifts and favors,
  • Disclosure of confidential county information,
  • Personal use of county property, and
  • Hiring and supervision of relatives

Policy Maker Guidelines - Resolution 1-2018 (PDF)

Code of Ethics-Local Law 6-2017 (PDF)

Code of Ethics Booklet - A Plain Language Guide (PDF) 

Financial Disclosure Form - Reporting Year 2017 (PDF)

Rules of Procedure (PDF)

Resolution 1-2019: Delinquent Filers - Amended (PDF)

Annual Report 2018 (PDF)

Plain Language Guide for Gifts, Favors and Tips (PDF)