Code of Ethics


Ironhouse Sanitary District has an excellent reputation for conducting its business activities with integrity, fairness and in accordance with the highest ethical standards.

Ethics Training

In accordance with California Government Code Section 53234 (also referred to as AB 1234), all Ironhouse Sanitary District elected officials and appointed staff members are required to take two hours of State approved local ethics training. The first certification is due within one year of taking office, and then every two years thereafter. Compliance is monitored by the District Clerk's Office. To assist officials with the training requirement, visit the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) website for more information on the FPPC web-based training program. To view certificates for completing ethics training, visit our Board of Directors page.

Personnel Policy

The District's Personnel Policies is listed under Terms and Conditions of Employment in the Policy and Procedures Manuel. 


This document outlines responsibilities of the Board of Directors, code of ethics, meeting attendance requirements, and all policies administered under the Ralph M. Brown Act. For more information please read our bylaws (PDF).


Our policy outlining annual disclosure of board members' reimbursement for individual charges over $100 for service or products. Compensation and reimbursement information on individual board or staff members is made available for public inspection by filing a Public Information Request Form with the District Secretary, with the office of the Contra Costa County Clerk, or with the California Fair Political Practices Commission. For more information please read out director compensation and reimbursement policy (PDF).