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Office of the City Clerk – Code of the Municipal Clerk

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MUNICIPAL CLERKS
Professional, Personal Code of Ethics

Believing in freedom throughout the World, allowing increased cooperation
between Municipal Clerks and other officials, nationally and internationally, I
Do hereby subscribe to the following principles and ethics which I affirm will
govern my personal conduct as Municipal Clerk;

To uphold constitutional government and the laws of my community;
To so conduct my public and private life as to be an example to my fellow citizens;
To impart to my profession those standards of quality and integrity that the conduct of the affairs of my office shall be above reproach and to merit
public confidence in our community;

To be ever mindful of my neutrality and impartiality, rendering equal
service to all and so extend the same treatment I wish to receive myself;
To record that which is true and preserve that which is entrusted to me as
if it were my own; and

To strive constantly to improve the administration of the affairs of my office
consistent with applicable laws and through sound management practices
to produce continued progress and so fulfill my responsibility to my
community and others.

These things I, as Municipal Clerk, do hereby
pledge to do in the interest and purposes for
which our government has been established