In addition to any disciplinary action that may be taken by Kenosha County, up to an including termination of employment, any employee or official found by a court of competent jurisdiction to have violated any provision of this code shall be subject to a fine of not less than $ 100 nor more than $1000 for each violation and may be required to reimburse the County for any costs, including attorney fees and for direct damages. Violations shall be prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office
Any action taken on behalf of Kenosha County and found to be in violation of this code may be reconsidered by the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors and deemed void. Any party found to have violated County ethics ordinances or policies may be debarred from doing business with Kenosha County for a period not to exceed five years.
In addition to any penalty imposed in this section, any official, or employee failing to to file a disclosure form as required by this code shall forfeit any and all compensation to which the official or employee is entitled until such time as the required disclosure statement is received and filed by the County Clerk. The County Clerk shall accept nomination papers in cases where the candidate has not filed a financial disclosure statement as required herein, however, any candidate who fails to timely file a disclosure statement as required herein shall not have his or her name placed on the ballot. [Code § 20.11-1, 2018.]