LEO: Conflict of Interest - Commonwealth's  LE Op. 1050


Conflict of Interest - Commonwealth's Attorney.


March 2, 1988


You advise that the assistant Commonwealth's attorney in your area has

been requested to assist in the collection of delinquent real estate taxes

by the county board of supervisors. The duties of the assistant

Commonwealth's attorney would include collection of delinquent accounts in

relation to subdivision lagoon fees, water and sewer fees, and greenbox

rentals and emptying fees.


You wish to know whether a conflict of interest would exist should the

assistant Commonwealth's attorney perform the services described above.


The Committee opines that no inherent conflict exists on the facts you

have submitted. However, if you wish to submit more specific facts, the

Committee will be happy to consider them.


Committee Opinion March 2, 1988