1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Municipal
  4. Article 18: Conflicts of Interest of Municipal Officers and Employees


Section 804-A Certain interests prohibited

General Municipal (GMU)

No member of the governing board, of a municipality shall have any interest in the development or operation of any real property located within Nassau County and developed or operated by any membership corporation originally formed for purposes among which are the following:

  1. to plan for, advise, recommend, promote and in all ways encourage, alone or in concert with public officials and bodies and interested local associations, the development and establishment of any lands in Nassau County publically owned with particular emphasis on industrial, business, commercial, residential and public uses, the augmention of public revenues and furtherance of the public interest of the citizens of Nassau County;

  2. to conduct studies to ascertain the needs of Nassau County as pertains to such publically owned lands and supporting facilities and in Nassau County generally for the purpose of aiding the County of Nassau in attracting new business, commerce and industry to it and in encouraging the development and retention of business, commerce and industry;

  3. to relieve and reduce unemployment, promote and provide for additional and maximum employment, better and maintain job opportunities and instruct or train individuals to improve or develop their capabilities for such jobs;

  4. to implement and engage itself in plans of development of such publically owned lands and other areas in connection with private companies and citizens and with public bodies and officials, and to participate in such operations, leaseholds, loans, ownerships with respect to land, buildings or public facilities or interest therein as may be lawful and desirable to effectuate its corporate purposes and the best interests of the people of Nassau County.