Open Government and Transparency

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Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)

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:

Open Government and Transparency

Public Integrity Ordinance and Disclosure Statements

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.

Whistleblower Hotline

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.

City Council Code of Conduct, Resolution 24554

On January 23, 019, the Palm Springs City Council adopted Resolution No. 24554, adopting a Code of Conduct for Elected Official.

Public Officials & Employee Salary Information

Lobbyist Registration Program

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. 

Senate Bill 272 Enterprise System Catalog