No person shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a grant, contract, or subcontract assisted by a Historic Buildings Restoration Grant if a conflict of interest, real or apparent, would result. A conflict of interest is deemed to consist of any financial or other personal interest in such grants or contracts if such involvement can be expected to result in subsequent financial remuneration. Conflict of interest would arise when any of the following has a financial or other interest in the selection of grant awards, architectural/engineering services or any contractors or subcontractors:
However, Commission Members who abstain from the decision-making process for grants during one year shall not be considered to be ineligible to take part in, or benefit from, such activity.
94-089 C.M.R. ch. 811, § 8