STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS
The Political Reform Act of 1974 requires persons holding specified public offices to file discloures of investments, real property interests, and income within specified periods of assuming or leaving office and annually while holding the office. Elected officials are required by State Law to file their Statements of Economic Interests - Form 700 with the City Clerk, who makes and retains a copy of each statement and forwards the original to the California Fair Political Practices Commission, which is the filing officer.
The following Santa Maria Elected officials file Statements of Economic Interests - Form 700:
Alice Patino, Mayor
Mike Cordero, District 2 Councilmember
Carlos Escobedo, District 1 Councilmember
Gloria Soto, District 3 Councilmember
Etta Waterfield, District 4 Councilmember
Copies of these statements may be obtained by visiting the City of Santa Maria City Clerk's Office located at 110 E. Cook Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Statements are also available in an electronic format on the FPPC website at: http://www.fppc.ca.gov/
Public officials and designated employees must file Statements of Economic Interest. Public officials are specified in Government Code Section 87200. They include Mayors, Councilmembers, City Attorneys, City Managers, Planning Commissioners, and persons who manage public investments. Additionally, candidates for elected positions are required to file a Candidate statement. Employees designated in the Conflict of Interest Code and certain consultants who hold positions that involve making or participating in the making of decisions, which may foreseeably have a material effect on the holder’s financial interests also must file. People in these positions must file Statements of Economic Interests – Form 700 pursuant to the disclosure categories specified in that code. These statements can be viewed in the City Clerk's Office.