This article shall not prohibit:
An elected official from appearing without compensation before any County agency on behalf of constituents in the performance of his or her public duties and responsibilities.
A public servant from accepting or receiving any County benefit which is provided for or made available to residents generally, or a substantial class of residents to which the public servant belongs.
An elected official from proposing or voting on a measure that will provide a benefit to the elected official, if the benefit will be available to County residents generally or to a substantial class of residents to which the public servant belongs.
A public servant or public servant's spouse from acting as an attorney, agent, broker, officer, director or consultant for any not-for-profit corporation or other entity which operates on a not-for-profit basis, which has business dealings with the County, provided that such public servant takes no direct or indirect part in such business dealings and that the public servant receives no salary or other compensation for such activities.
A contract between the County and a public servant for instructing approved emergency medical services training service programs.
A contract between the County and a public servant for the purpose of providing a foster home for a child under the care of the Suffolk County Department of Social Services, unless the public servant's official responsibilities include approving, authorizing or auditing foster care payments.
An elected official from accepting an invitation to, and attending and participating in, an event sponsored by a community group or organization.