Chapter 2.116
EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Sections:

2.116.010    Employee recognition program.

2.116.010 Employee recognition program.

The city administrator is authorized to develop and implement an employee recognition program to recognize the outstanding performance of city employees. The award shall be given as provided:

Recognition

Award

Customer Service

Certificate, $200.00 (gross amount) and one day paid leave from work

Vision Award

Certificate, $200.00 (gross amount) and one day paid leave from work

Values Award

Certificate and one day paid leave from work (up to three days under extraordinary circumstances)

The mayor and the city administrator shall make presentation of the recognition awards.

For the purposes hereof, “nonexecutive team” employees refer to all regular employees of the city other than the mayor, city councilmembers, city administrator, and department directors.

The annual customer service award shall recognize a nonexecutive team employee of the city who had distinguished himself or herself in his or her commitment to providing high quality service to those people who seek municipal services from the city. This award is nominated by and voted on by all employees of the city.

The annual vision award shall recognize a nonexecutive team employee of the city who has demonstrated an outstanding dedication to achieving the city’s vision. The recipient of this award is determined by the city administrator with input from the executive team.

The values award shall recognize any employee of the city who has demonstrated their commitment to the city’s values. The city administrator may award up to eight values awards annually. The recipient of this award is determined by the city administrator with input from the executive team.

Decisions of the city administrator in determining the recipients of the awards and/or in determining or interpreting the procedures or elements of the employee recognition program shall be final. (Ord. 2595 § 2, 2017)