The voter-approved Bridgeport City Charter prohibits city employees from serving on the City Council to avoid conflicts of interest such as approving their own wages and benefits. Irrespective of this, city employees continue to serve on the budget and legislative body citing a loophole in state law.
Do you agree with the City Charter provision prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council?
- Yes, city employees must be barred from the City Council. (69%, 143 Votes)
- No, it's really much ado about nothing. (31%, 65 Votes)
Total Voters: 208