Disclosing of Conflicts of Interest

Approved by:
Board of Trustees

Revised Date:

No employee of the Hall County Library System shall maintain a business or financial interest, or engage in any outside business or financial activity, which conflicts with the interests of Hall County Library System or which interferes with his or her ability to perform job responsibilities. An employee may not benefit directly or indirectly from a third party who furnishes products, materials or services to the Hall County Library System.

Financial interests held by immediate family members that may be in conflict with the interests of the Hall County Library System are to be disclosed so that the library director may make a determination as to whether a conflict exists.

Hall County Library System employees may not use public resources, equipment, or services for personal use or to support a business or entity that is not related to the operation of the Hall County Library System.

Any inventions, publications, products, discoveries, improvements, and ideas that are conceived and developed through the course of work and which result in tangible rights and gain shall be the sole property of the Hall County Library System.

It shall be the responsibility of all employees to disclose in writing any conflicts of interest issues to the library director.

Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action.

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