The City of Saco is committed to the highest ethical standards and practices, protecting employees, partners, volunteers, elected and appointed officials, vendors, and the organization from unethical, illegal or damaging actions and statements by individuals, either knowingly or unknowingly. When the City of Saco acts in an ethical manner, addresses issues proactively, and uses best business judgment and practices, it establishes a positive reputation and protect the interests of our Citizens.
The purpose of this policy is to establish a culture of transparency, openness, trust, fairness, equity, and to emphasize the employee’s, citizen’s, and committee member’s expectation to be treated ethically and with fair business practices. This policy will serve to guide behavior and to ensure ethical conduct throughout City government, operations, and in municipal facilities. Effective ethics is a team effort involving the participation and support of every City of Saco employee as well as all appointed or elected officials. All committee members and employees should familiarize themselves with the ethics guidelines as described herein.
Click here to view the Code of Ethics and Conduct.