The Peach Creek Plantation (PCP) Property Owners Association (POA) Board of Directors (Board) has established the following Code of Ethics for its directors, officers and committee members (Representatives) to ensure a high standard of ethical conduct in the performance of POA business and to ensure that the property owners (Owners) maintain confidence in and respect for the POA.
PCP POA Representatives should:
- Strive at all times to act in good faith to serve the best interests of the POA as a whole regardless of their personal interests.
- Use sound judgment to make the best possible business decisions for the POA, taking into consideration all available information, circumstances and resources.
- Act within the boundaries of their authority as defined by law and the governing documents of the POA.
- Provide reasonable opportunities for Owners to comment on issues under consideration by the Board.
- Perform their duties without bias for or against any individual or group of Owners or residents.
- Disclose personal or professional relationships with any company or individual who has or is seeking to have a business relationship with the POA.
- Conduct open and fair elections conducted in compliance with the POA Bylaws.
- Support all duly-adopted Board decisions even if the board member was in the minority regarding actions that may not have obtained unanimous consent.
PCP POA Representatives should not:
- Use their positions or decision-making authority for personal gain or to seek advantage over another Owner or resident.
- Divulge personal information about any Owner or resident that was obtained in the performance of Board duties.
- Reveal confidential information provided by contractors or share information with those bidding for POA contracts unless specifically authorized by the Board.
- Make unauthorized promises to a contractor or bidder.
- Advocate or support any action or activity that violates a law or regulatory requirement.
- Spend unauthorized POA funds for their own personal use or benefit.
- Accept any gifts—directly or indirectly—from Owners, contractors or suppliers.
- Misrepresent facts in any issue involving POA business.
- Make personal attacks on colleagues, Owners or residents.
- Attempt to control or coerce the actions of any Board member, Owner or resident.
- Reveal to any Owner, resident or other third party the discussions, decisions and comments made at any meeting of the Board held in executive session.