CHAPTER 8
HOLIDAYS

SECTION:

1-8-1:    Establishing Legal Holidays

1-8-1 ESTABLISHING LEGAL HOLIDAYS:

A.    The following are hereby declared and established as legal holidays in the City and recognized as such legal holidays for the employees of the City, without loss of pay:

1.    The first day of January, commonly called New Year’s Day.

2.    The last Monday in May, commonly known as Memorial Day.

3.    The fourth day of July, being the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

4.    The first Monday in September, to be known as Labor Day.

5.    The eleventh day of November, to be known as Veterans’ Day.

6.    The fourth Thursday in November, to be known as Thanksgiving Day.

7.    The day immediately following Thanksgiving Day.

8.    The twenty fifth of December, commonly called Christmas Day.

9.    The day before Christmas shall be a holiday for City employees when Christmas Day occurs on a Tuesday or Friday. The day after Christmas shall be a holiday for City employees when Christmas day occurs on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday. When Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, the preceding Thursday and Friday shall be holidays for City employees. When Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday and Tuesday shall be holidays for City employees.

B.    Nothing in this Section shall have the effect of adding or deleting the number of paid holidays provided for in any existing bargaining agreements between the City and its employees.

C.    If any of the above specified State legal holidays are also Federal legal holidays but observed on different dates, only the State legal holidays shall be recognized as a paid legal holiday for the employees of the City as hereinabove set forth.

D.    Whenever any legal holiday, other than Sunday, falls upon Sunday, the following Monday shall be a legal holiday; likewise, when any such legal holiday falls upon a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be deemed a legal holiday. (Ord. 4435, 2-14-94)