When counties make the headlines, it is sometimes due to actions that result from conflicts of interest in procurement, or the appearance of conflict. It is good practice to review the requirements in the Texas statutes related to conflict of interest and ensure that officials and employees of the county avoid violations of the statutes. According to Government Code 572.001, … [Read more...] about Conflicts of Interest in Procurement: These Could Make Headline News!
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KEY QUESTION: What steps must county judges and commissioners take to prevent a conflict of interest? REFERENCE POINTS: Texas Local Government Code Section 81.002 (a) Texas Local Government Code Chapter 171, Special Disclosure Affidavit Texas Local Government Code Chapter 176, Conflicts Disclosure Statement TALKING POINTS: According to Section … [Read more...] about Key Concept: Conflict of Interest