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Charter

The City of Naples’ Charter functions under Florida Law as its Constitution, controlling the City’s governmental structure, procedures and officials. The Charter cannot be changed by City Council but can be changed by the Florida Legislature or with the approval of the City’s voters.

Article 17 of the charter establishing the Naples Ethics Commission has four sections.

Section 17.1 Commission on Ethics and Government Integrity

  • This section establishes the Commission, how the Commissioners are appointed and removed, Commissioner terms, the authorities and responsibilities of the Commission, and funding of the Commission.

Section 17.2 Amendment of the Ethics Code

  • This section provides for the Commission’s authority regarding amendments to the Ethics Code.

Section 17.3 Minimum requirements of the Ethics Code

  • This section establishes who is covered by the Ethics Code and stipulates the general content of the Ethics Code.

Section 17.4 Office of Ethics and Government Integrity

  • This section establishes the Ethics Office under the Commission, the position of Executive Director and the minimum requirements for policies, investigations and funding of the Office.