A. No former City elected official, City director or other employee shall, for a period of one year after the termination of the employee’s term of office or employment, lobby for money or other consideration a City official, regarding any subject matter on which the employee participated personally and substantially during the employee’s term of office or employment; provided, that if the employee exercised contract management authority with respect to a contract, this prohibition shall be permanent as to that contract.
B. The prohibitions in this Section shall not apply to:
1. Prevent any former City elected official or other City employee from representing himself or herself, or any member of his or her immediate family, in their individual capacities, in connection with any matter pending before the City;
2. The activities of any former City elected official or other City employee who is an elected or appointed officer or employee of any public body, when that former City elected official or other City employee is solely representing that agency in his or her official capacity as an officer or employee of the public body;
3. Any ministerial action. For purposes of this subsection, a ministerial action is one that does not require a City official or other City employee to exercise discretion concerning any outcome or course of action.
4. Prevent City officials or other City employees from seeking information or participation from former City elected officials or other City employees where the public interest would be served by the information or participation.