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Item. 5.05. Amendment to the Registrant’s Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics.
On August 20, 2021, the Board of Directors of Middlesex Water Company (the “Company”) , upon the recommendation of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, adopted a new and expanded Code of Ethics for Directors, Officers, Employees and Suppliers, otherwise known as the Middlesex Water Code of Conduct (the “Code”) enumerated in Item 406(b) of Regulation S-K. The Code includes as Section XXIII a Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for the Members of the Board of Directors. The Code also includes as Section XXIV a Supplier Code of Conduct providing added guidelines for vendor business conduct.
|14||Expanded Code of Conduct for Directors, Officers, Employees and Suppliers adopted by the Middlesex Water Board of Directors and effective August 20, 2021.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf of the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MIDDLESEX WATER COMPANY|
|/s/A. Bruce O’Connor|
|A. Bruce O’Connor|
|Senior Vice President, Treasurer and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: August 20, 2021