CODE OF ETHICS OF
THE KISSIMMEE UTILITY AUTHORITY
Declaration of Core Principles
Kissimmee Utility Authority recognizes that its services
fulfill an imperative public need. KUA is dedicated to operating in an
accountable, dependable and trustworthy manner while showing compassion and
respect to all. Therefore, KUA's actions must meet the highest standards of
integrity and honesty.
KUA shall achieve these standards while complying with
all applicable laws and regulations. These principles shall be applied to all
customers, business associates and employees.
General Statement and Guideline on Responsibilities
This Code of Ethics provides overall guidance in meeting
our ethical obligations. It is incumbent upon KUA Board members and staff to
accept personal responsibility for exercising good, sound judgment while
meeting KUA's high ethical standards.
This responsibility includes familiarity with all of
KUA's policies and procedures, including departmental, purchasing, travel
and/or personnel policies and procedures, as they apply to each individual's
functions and activities. This responsibility also includes compliance with all
applicable laws and regulations including the Code of Ethics for Public
Officers and Employees set forth in Florida Statutes, Chapter 112, Part III.
Utilization of Ethics Compliance Counselor and Management
To facilitate compliance with this Code of Ethics, KUA
has appointed an Ethics Compliance Counselor (see Personnel Manual). Consult
with management or the Ethics Compliance Counselor (anonymously, if desired)
when confronting an ethical dilemma or needing an answer to an ethics question.