The FPPC is an independent commission that has primary responsibility for the impartial and effective administration of the Political Reform Act. The Act regulates campaign financing, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and governmental ethics. The Commission requires a variety of disclosure documents be completed and made available for public review, including the following:
- FPPC Campaign Filings, Forms 410, 460, 470, & 497
- FPPC Form 700, Statements of Economic Interests (NetFile Public Portal)
- FPPC Form 802, Agency Report of Ceremonial Role Events and Ticket/Pass Distributions
- FPPC Form 806, Agency Report of Public Official Appointments
Open Government and Transparency
Pursuant the Municipal Code Chapter 2.60, Palm Springs elected and appointed officials must disclose interest in non-profit organizations and rented/leased real property.
The City of Palm Springs conducts its affairs ethically and in compliance with the law. We take pride in the high quality services we provide to the community. Therefore, we offer a 24/7 Whistleblower hotline, (760) 322-8341 or a Printable Complaint Form where employees and members of the community can anonymously report suspicions of unethical, or unlawful conduct.
On January 23, 019, the Palm Springs City Council adopted Resolution No. 24554, adopting a Code of Conduct for Elected Official.
On October 17, 2018, the Palm Springs City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1964 enacting a Lobbyist Registration Program.
City Budget and Financial Information
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The City of Palm Springs is pleased to introduce a new interactive budget tool – OpenGov – a portal into the Finance Department’s budget data. This new web-based financial review tool dynamically presents revenues and expenses, from historical trends to line item level details. With the OpenGov platform, residents and staff have access to current and historical budget information, presented in a more user friendly format.