§ 2-274. Consideration of criminal history record information; confidentiality.  

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  • (a) Any information obtained from the criminal history record background checks conducted pursuant to the [this] division may be used, including any criteria set forth under F.S. ch. 435, by the city to determine an applicant's eligibility for employment or appointment and to determine an employee's eligibility for continued employment in positions deemed critical to security or public safety. Any information concerning a private contractor or any employee thereof, a vendor, repair person or delivery person shall be considered in determining whether to allow access to any city owned or operated facility designated under this division.

    (b) No criminal history record information obtained under this division may be used for any purpose other than determining whether any person qualifies for employment, appointment or continued employment in positions deemed critical for public safety and security or otherwise determine a person's qualifications to access any designated facilities set forth in this division.

    (c) Unless otherwise permitted by law, the authority to determine whether or not a person is qualified to be employed or appointed by the city, or to be allowed access to any designated facilities under this division, shall be exclusively vested in the city.

(Ord. No. 2003-16, § 1, 6-3-03)