Canton town board passes ethics code
By ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week
CANTON — After a brief public hearing, the town board finally approved its new Code of Ethics during its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15. No opposition to the code was voiced by the public during the hearing.
The new code will be sent to the Department of State and become official once its accepted there.
The town and village have been working towards development and adoption of a new Code of Ethics since 2017. The last code for the municipalities was developed in 1975.
The Canton village board passed their version of the new code last November, but the town held off over questions regarding special provisions for town justice personnel. The town ultimately elected to hold off on any additional changes to the code in that regard. Copies of th ...