"Lobbyist" shall be defined as a person retained with or without compensation for the purpose of lobbying or a person employed by another person or entity on a full or part-time basis principally to lobby on behalf of that other person or entity.
"Lobbying or lobbying activities" shall be defined as communication by any means from a lobbyist to a covered individual regarding any item that will foreseeably be decided by a final decision-making authority which the communication seeks to influence convince or persuade the covered individual to support or oppose. It does not include communications at a duly noticed public meeting or attorney to attorney representing the city regarding a pending or imminent judicial or adversarial administrative proceeding against the City of Margate.
"Covered Individual" shall be defined as a member of the governing body of any municipality; any member of a final decision making body under the jurisdiction of any municipality; chief legal officer; chief administrative officer; any member of a procurement committee; head of any department of municipal government that makes final recommendations to decision-making authority that ranks or evaluates for recommendation to a final decision-making authority.
"Filed for Public Inspection" shall be defined as a form completed legibly and filed with the Margate City Clerk's office and inputted into a city database that is searchable by internet.