Section 11-43-161

Grounds for impeachment - Acceptance of employment from public service corporation; financial dealings with municipality, etc.

No mayor or alderman of any municipality shall accept employment after his election and during his term of office from any public service company or corporation operating under any franchise granted by the municipality, and any person's accepting such employment after his election shall constitute grounds of impeachment therefor.

Any mayor or alderman or other member of the governing body of any municipality who shall have any private or personal financial dealings with, for, or on account of the municipality, except such as are imposed by his official position, or who shall render any service or do any work or supply any commodity for financial compensation, payable out of the funds of the municipality, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and the doing of such act shall constitute grounds for impeachment of such person.

(Code 1907, §1175; Code 1923, §1891; Code 1940, T. 37, §452.)