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