Chapter 3.04
GENERAL EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS

Sections:

3.04.010    Employee defined.

3.04.020    Repealed.

3.04.030    Repealed.

3.04.060    Reimbursement for use of private vehicle.

3.04.010 Employee defined.

“Employee” means any person holding any place of employment for the city in any of its departments, for which a salary or wage is paid by the city, including the firefighters and police officers of the city, and excepting only the elected officers of the city. [Ord. 2013-09-072 § 1; Code 1980 at § 2.04.050].

3.04.020 Workweek designated.

Repealed by Ord. 2013-09-072. [Code 1980 at § 2.04.070].

3.04.030 Work schedules.

Repealed by Ord. 2013-09-072. [Code 1980 at § 2.04.080].

3.04.060 Reimbursement for use of private vehicle.

A. Any elected officer or employee of the city required on a periodic basis to use a private vehicle for travel on city business shall be reimbursed at the “standard mileage rate” (or equivalent) then in effect and approved by the Internal Revenue Service; provided, that this reimbursement rate shall not apply to officers and employees covered by subsection (B) of this section.

B. Those elected officers and employees having continuous and routine use of a city vehicle pursuant to administrative policy executed by the mayor may:

1. Utilize the city vehicle assigned; or

2. Substitute the routing and continuous use of their private vehicle therefor, in which case the reimbursement rate shall be $0.04 above the current Internal Revenue Service rate, or as established for the city by the mayor in a periodic rate adjustment.

C. The reimbursement rate fixed is in lieu of all other charges and expenses, including storage, damages and repairs, for any private vehicle while it is being used in the business of the city; provided, that parking fees shall be reimbursed according to standard policy and procedures.

D. Elected officers and employees substituting a private vehicle for a city vehicle, pursuant to subsection (B) of this section, shall be required to provide at their own expense liability insurance for such private vehicle in such amounts as shall be determined, from time to time, by the city risk manager/assistant city attorney.

E. The mayor or mayor’s designee shall be authorized to adopt rules and regulations governing the use of private vehicles as provided in this section. Such rules and regulations shall include, but are not limited to, provisions for maintenance and inspection of such vehicles. [Ord. 2013-09-072 § 2; Ord. 10675, 1995; Ord. 10138 § 1, 1990; Ord. 9467, 1985; Ord. 9137, 1982; Ord. 8802 § 1, 1979].