Fair Political Practice Commission Statements

Statement of Economic I‚Äčnterests (Form 700)

The Political Reform Act of 1974 requires persons holding specified public offices to file disclosures of investments, real property interests, and income within specified periods of assuming office, leaving office and annually while holding office.

Public officials that are identified under Government Code Section 87200 file their Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) with the City Clerk, which is the filing officer. A copy is retained in the City Clerk's Office and the original is forwarded to the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). Additionally, candidates for Shafter elected position are required to file a Statement of Economic Interest with the City Clerk's Office no later than the final filing date of the nomination period. Employees designated in the Shafter Conflict of Interest Code and certain consultants who hold positions that involve making or participating in the making of decisions, which may foreseeably have a material effect on the holder's financial interest must also file. Contact the City Clerk to review the current Conflict of Interest Code at (661) 746-5006..

Pursuant to Government Code Section 87505, below is a list of names and position titles for each of the elected offices identified in G.C. Section 87200.

Elected Officers

Mayor Cathy Prout

Mayor Pro Tem Florez

Council Member Gilbert Alvarado

Council Member Jack "Woody" Colvard

Council Member Eli Espericueta

Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700's) are public documents and any member of the public may inspect at not cost and request a copy of any statement at a cost of 10 cents per page and $5 fee for statements 5 years or older . Forms must be made available as soon as possible during regular business hours. Please visit the Shafter City Clerk's Office to request a copy of a Statement of Economic Interest at 336 Pacific Avenue, Shafter, California 93263.

Copies of Statement of Economic Interest forms may be obtained at the Office of FPPC at 428 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Additionally, certain local government elected officials' statements are available in electronic format free of charge on the FPPC's website.  

Agency Report of Public Official Appointments (Form 806)

Pursuant to FPPC Regulation 18702.5, a Form 806 is used to report additional compensation that officials receive when appointing themselves to positions on committees, board, or commissions of another public agency or to a committee or position of the agency of which the public official is a member. Each agency must post on its website a single Form 806 which lists all the paid appointed positions to which an official will vote to appoint themselves. When there is a change in compensation or a new appointment, the Form 806 is updated to reflect the change. The form must be updated promptly as changes occur. 

Click here to access the City of Shafter Form 806.