Why would a trucking company be lobbying the state for flood protection? I have a video included here at the bottom of the article at 8:00 where CRST introduced themselves at the hearing for Senate File 2217 a “flood related” file!
On Monday, February 25, 2013, Lisa Kuzela submitted to the Iowa State Ethics Board claims of conflicts of interest that Mayor Ron Corbett has violated Iowa Code 68B.2A which prohibits outside employment and activities. Those charges have been forwarded to the Linn County Attorney’s office.
The pertinent subsections to the code are as follows:
Iowa Code 68B.2A – “Prohibited Outside Employment and Activities-Conflicts of interest:”
“Any person who serves or is employed by the state or a political subdivision of the state shall not engage in any of the following conduct:”
“Outside employment or an activity that involves the use of the state’s or the political subdivision’s time, time, facilities, equipment, and supplies …”
In addition, specifically regarding employment conflict…
“Outside employment or an activity that is subject to the official control, inspection, review, audit…
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