GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT

CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE

Adopted on November 19December 7, 20102
by Resolution No. 20102-098???

 

     The Political Reform Act, (Government Code Sections 81000, et seq.), requires state and local government agencies to adopt and promulgate Cconflict of Iinterest Ccodes. The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has adopted a regulation, (2 California. Code of Regulations. Section 18730), that which contains the terms of a standard conflict-of-interest code,Conflict of Interest Code which can be incorporated by reference in an agency's code. After public notice and hearing, the standard code It can be incorporated by reference and may be amended by the Fair Political Practices Commission after public notice and hearings to conform to amendments in the Political Reform Act. Therefore, the terms of 2 California Code of Regulations Cal. Code of Regs. Section 18730 and any amendments to it duly adopted by the Fair Political Practices CommissionFPPC are hereby incorporated by reference. This regulation and, along with the and the attached Appendices, x A in which Officers and Employees are designating ed positions and and disclosure establishing disclosure categories, shall are set forth, constitute the conflict-of-interest Conflict of Interest Code of code of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District).

     Designated Officers and Employees Individuals holding designated positions shall file their statements of economic interests with the District, which will make the statements available for public inspection and reproduction (Gov. ernment Code Sec.tion 81008). Upon receipt of the statements of the Directors of the District, the agency shall make and retain a copy and forward the original of these statements to the FPPC All statements will be retained by the District.



APPENDIX A

LIST OF DESIGNATED POSITIONS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES*

Designated Positions
Officers

Disclosure

Categoryies

 

Attorney
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
District Engineer
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Secretary of the District
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
   
 
District Division
Deputy General Manager/Administration and Development
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Director of Information Systems
1, 23, 4
Director of Risk Management and Safety
1, 23, 4, 5
Director of Planning
1, 2, 3, 4
Human Resources Director
1, 23, 4
Manager of Technical Services
1, 23, 4
Information Systems Project Manager
1, 23, 4
Marketing and Communications Director
1, 23, 4
Manager of Organizational Development
1, 23, 4
Property Management and Development Specialist
1, 2, 3, 4
Deputy District Engineer
1, 2, 3, 4
Supervising Civil Engineers (2)
1, 2, 3, 4
Public Affairs Director
1, 23, 4
Reclassification from Procurement and Retail Operations Director to Procurement Director
1, 23, 4
Director of Accounting
1, 23, 4
Director of Capital & Grant Programs
1, 2, 3, 4
Contracts Officer
1, 2, 3, 4
Communications Systems Project Manager
1, 23, 4
Electronic Revenue Collection Manager
1, 23

Add: Electronic Revenue Collection Analyst
Add: Employee Relations/Program Compliance Manager
Add: Engineering Contracts Officer
Add: Senior Facilities Engineer

3
3,5
3,4
6

Delete: Business Systems Implementation Manager
1, 2
Purchasing Officer
3, 4
Senior Buyer (3)
3, 4
Buyer (2)
3, 4
Senior Board Analyst
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
   
 
Bridge Division
Deputy General Manager/Bridge Division
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Paint Superintendent
36
Electrical Superintendent
36
Ironworker Superintendent
36
Superintendent of Facilities and Maintenance
36
Bridge Captain
1, 26
Security and Emergency Management Specialist
1, 26
   
 
Ferry Transit Division
Deputy General Manager/Ferry Transit Division
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Add: Director of Operations, Ferry Division
6
Add: Director of Engineering and Maintenance
6
Add: Manager, Ferry Maintenance
6
Add: Ferry Projects Administrator
6
Senior Buyer
36
Delete: Terminal Operations Superintendent
1, 2
Delete: Marine Superintendent
1, 2
Delete: Marin Project Manager
3
   
   
Bus Transit Division
Deputy General Manager/Bus Transit Division
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Director of Transit Operations

1, 26

Director of Maintenance

1, 26

Superintendent, Shop and Facilities

36

Bus Maintenance Superintendent

36
Senior Buyer
36
Buyer
36
   
   
Consultants/New Positions**
1, 2*
   

*Consultants/New Positions are included in the list of designated positions and shall disclose pursuant to the broadest disclosure category in the code, subject to the following limitation:

The General Manager may determine in writing that a particular consultant or new position, although a "designated position," is hired to perform a range of duties that is limited in scope and thus is not required to fully comply with the disclosure requirements in this section. Such written determination shall include a description of the consultant's or new position’s duties and, based upon that description, a statement of the extent of disclosure requirements. The General Manager’s determination is a public record and shall be retained for public inspection in the same manner and location as this conflict-of-interest code. (Gov. Code Section 81008.)

The following positions are NOT covered by the conflict-of-interest code because they must file under Government Code Section 87200 and, therefore, are listed for informational purposes only:

General Manager
Board Members
Auditor-Controller
Director of Budget & Programs Analysis
Financial Management & Business Process Manager
Consultants involved in the investment of public funds

An individual holding one of the above listed positions may contact the Fair Political Practices Commission for assistance or written advice regarding their filing obligations if they believe that their position has been categorized incorrectly. The Fair Political Practices Commission makes the final determination whether a position is covered by Government Code Section 87200.

 
     
*
It has been determined that the positions indicated below manage public investments and shall file a statement of economic interests (full disclosure) pursuant to Government Code Section 87200:

Members of the Board of Directors

General Manager

Auditor-Controller
Director of Budget and Programs Analysis

Financial Management & Business Process Manager

Consultants Involved in the Investment of Public Funds

An individual holding one of the above-listed positions may contact the FPPC for assistance or written advice regarding their filing obligations if they believe that their position has been categorized incorrectly. The FPPC makes the final determination whether a position is covered by Government Code Section 87200.
 
**
Consultants shall be included in the "List of Designated Officers and Employees" and shall disclose, pursuant to the broadest disclosure category in the Code, subject to the following limitation:
     
   

The General Manager may determine in writing that a particular consultant, although a "designated position," is hired to perform a range of duties that is limited in scope and thus is not required to fully comply with the disclosure requirements in this section. Such written determination shall include a description of the consultant's duties and, based upon that description, a statement of the extent of disclosure requirements. The General Manager's determination is a public record and shall be retained for public inspection in the same manner and location as this Conflict of Interest Code. Nothing herein excuses any consultant from any other provisions of the Conflict of Interest Code.

Consultants who manage public investments shall file a statement of economic interests (full disclosure) pursuant to Government Code Section 87200.

     
     

Disclosure Categories

Category 1:
All interest in real property located within the District and/or within a two-mile radius of any land owned or used by the District.investments, business positions and sources of income, including gifts, loans and travel payments.

Category 2:
Investments, and business positions in business entities and income (including receipt of gifts, loans, and travel payments) from sources of the type that engage in land development, construction or the acquisition or sale of real property and all interests in real property.
All interest in real property located within the District and/or within a two-mile radius of any land owned or used by the District.

Category 3:
Investments, and business positions in business entities and income (including receipt of gifts, loans, and travel payments) from sources of the type that provide supplies, material, machinery, or equipment utilized by the District or in projects funded by the District. Such sources include, but are not limited to, buses, insurance and information technology/telecommunications products.All investments, business positions and income from sources that provide services, supplies, materials, machinery or equipment of the type utilized by the District.

Category 4:
Investments, and business positions in business entities and income (including receipt of gifts, loans, and travel payments) from sources of the type that provide services in the marketing, advertising, transit or environmental planning sectors.

Category 5:
Investments, and business positions in business entities and income (including receipt of gifts, loans, and travel payments) from sources that have filed a claim against the District within the last two years or have a claim pending against the District.

Category 6:
Investments, and business positions in business entities and income (including receipt of gifts, loans, and travel payments) from sources of the type that provide supplies, material, machinery, or equipment utilized by the designated position’s division.