Chapter 2.20


2.20.010    REQUIRED.

2.20.010 REQUIRED.

(a)    Every appointive officer and every employee of the City shall, before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office or employment, be prepared to give a bond appropriate for the position, payable to the City, and conditioned upon the performance of the duties of the office or employment, and for proper accounting of all City funds and property which may come into his possession by virtue of his office or employment. Such bond shall be in an amount recommended by the Risk Manager according to degree of potential exposure to loss, and shall be approved as to form and adequacy by the Risk Manager and City Attorney and filed in the office of the City Clerk.

(b)    The bonds of all appointive and other officers shall be approved by the Mayor and the Council.

(c)    The City may, at its option, elect to cover any or all of the officers and employees of the City under a blanket bond, however, should any officer or employee become unbondable by virtue of his actions or transgressions which may constitute a liability under the City’s bond, such officer or employee may be required to provide an individual bond at his or her own expense.

(d)    Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to preclude state law bond requirements for certain public officials and/or employees. (Ord. 4010 §1, 1986)