Procurement Code of Ethics
The public is asked to take note that all Procurement employees certify to the following:
- To conduct one’s self in a manner that will be compatible with the best interest of Citizens of the City of Coral Springs.
- To be impartial and fair in all actions performed in the line of duty.
- To never use public office for personal gain.
- To keep the public interest as the principal concern, in all actions and decisions.
- To make decisions in accordance with City policies and procedures, and through proper channels of government structure.
- To protect and enhance the reputation of the City of Coral Springs and its employees.
- To treat all citizens equally with courtesy and impartiality, and refrain from granting any special advantage to any citizen beyond what is available to all citizens.
- To give efficient, productive, and economic service to the City and it’s Citizens.
- To avoid real or potential conflicts between private and public duties.
- To keep confidential all information acquired by reason of one's position, which may be used for personal or financial gain for one’s self or other persons.
- To refrain from securing special privileges or exemptions for one's self, one's relatives, or other persons that are not available to all citizens.
- To refuse accepting, soliciting, exchanging or otherwise obtaining anything of value from any other public official, employee or citizen, which is intended to influence the performance of official duties.
- To use City vehicles, equipment, supplies, and/or property only for City work, and not for personal benefit or profit, except when it is available to the public generally or provided by administrative regulations.
- To cooperate fully with other employees unless prohibited by law or confidentiality.
- To further adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Florida Association of Public Purchasing Officers, the National Institute for Governmental Purchasing, and the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council.