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2010 Arkansas Code
14-42-107. Interest in offices or contracts prohibited.
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 3 - Municipal Government
Chapter 42 - Government Of Municipalities Generally
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 14-42-107 - Interest in offices or contracts prohibited.
(a) (1) No alderman, member of any council, or elected official of a municipal corporation, during the term for which he or she has been elected or one (1) year thereafter, shall be appointed to any municipal office that was created or the emoluments of which have been increased during the time for which he or she has been elected except to fill a vacancy in the office of mayor, alderman, clerk, clerk-treasurer, recorder, or recorder-treasurer.
(2) No alderman or council member shall be appointed to any municipal office, except in cases provided for in 14-37-101 et seq. -- 14-61-101 et seq., during the time for which he or she may have been elected.
(b) (1) No alderman, council member, official, or municipal employee shall be interested, directly or indirectly, in the profits of any contract for furnishing supplies, equipment, or services to the municipality unless the governing body of the city has enacted an ordinance specifically permitting aldermen, council members, officials, or municipal employees to conduct business with the city and prescribing the extent of this authority.
(2) The prohibition prescribed in this subsection shall not apply to contracts for furnishing supplies, equipment, or services to be performed for a municipality by a corporation in which no alderman, council member, official, or municipal employee holds any executive or managerial office or by a corporation in which a controlling interest is held by stockholders who are not aldermen or council members.
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