Board of Ethics

Public Notice


THE BOARD OF ETHICS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 24, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED


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.
Location: One West Street, 2nd Floor
Mineola, NY  11501
Topics:Public Session; Executive Session


PUBLIC NOTICE 
Nassau County Board of Ethics Meetings
Date:Monday, February 24, 2020
Time:7:30 a.m.
Location: One West Street, 2nd Floor
Mineola, NY  11501
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)