Conflict of Interest Training

Conflict of Interest Training

All municipal employees are required to complete conflict of interest training even if they have done so before. The training consists of: 1. Receiving the Summary of Conflict of Interest Law; 2. Filing an Acknowledgment of receiving the Summary with the City Clerk; 3. Completing on-line training on the Ethics Commission website; and 4. Filing a Certificate of Completion of on-line training with the City Clerk.

Summary of Conflict of Interest and Acknowledgement Receipt

Below are links to a Summary of the Conflict of Interest and an Acknowledgement Receipt. Print, sign and return the acknowledgement receipt to the Office of the City Clerk. In the alternative, send an email with the subject line “Summary” and including in the body of the email your name and department or office and acknowledging receipt of the summary to  Keep the Summary for your records

Summary of Conflict of Interest Law
Acknowledgment of Receipt


Online Conflict of Law Training and Certificate

Complete the on-line training found on the Ethics Commission website at   Once you complete the online training, which takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes, print the Certificate of Completion and send the Certificate to the City Clerk.

Read the following before beginning the training to ensure that you can print the Certificate of Completion:

  • Do not use the Google Chrome web browser; Use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari.  Do not use a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, to complete the training program.   
  • Turn off the pop-up blocker in your web browser.  You will not be able to print a completion certificate at the end of the program if you do not first disable the pop-up blocker.  If you are able to proceed through the entire program but your completion certificate does not include your name, position and municipality, you can temporarily disable the pop-up blocker by holding down the “Ctrl” key on your keyboard, and then click the “View Certificate” button on the program.   
  • You will need to print a completion certificate, make sure your computer is connected to a printer. 
  • Do not click the Course Credit button instead of the Print Certificate.