Carroll County, Maryland Passes Ethics Ordinance

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The Board of Commissioners adopted a county ethics ordinance requiring additional disclosures from county candidates, elected officials, and certain county employees.

The ordinance requires candidates, elected officials, and certain county employees to disclose interests in real property and in corporations.

Additionally, the ordinance amends lobbyist reporting from monthly to bi-annual reporting.

The ethics ordinance was needed to bring Carroll County in compliance with state ethics requirements.