Morton County, Kansas 1025 Morton St., Elkhart, KS 67950-1116 Phone 1-800-697-4807

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The Morton County Commissioners are vested by Kansas State Statute with both legislative and administrative powers and duties. These powers and duties include:

Code of Ethical Conduct for County Commissioners

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Principle 1
A county commissioner should be vigorously dedicated to the democratic ideals of honesty, openness, and accountability in all public matters involving county government.

Principle 2
A county commissioner should model decorum, respect for others, and civility in all public relationships.

Principal 3
A county commissioner should actively practice stewardship of the county's human, fiscal, and material resources.

Principle 4
A county commissioner should strive for excellence and continuous learning in personal development and in all operations of county government.

Principle 5
A county commissioner should perform the duties of public office with fairness and impartiality so as to enhance public confidence in county government.

Principle 6
A county commissioner should neither seek nor accept any favor from any source which may be offered to influence his or her official decision making.