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File #: 22-1993    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Ordained
File created: 11/9/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/10/2022 Final action: 3/30/2023
Enactment date: 3/23/2023 Enactment #: 215118
Title: Amending Section 2-326 of the Code of Ordinances, related to the Personnel program.
Sponsors: Willie Burnley Jr., Jefferson Thomas (J.T.) Scott
Code sections: Ordinance Not Zoning -
Attachments: 1. Amendment to Sec 2-326, 2. 02.14.23 LM Approved Amendments Section 2-326, 3. 03.23.23 CC Amendments Section 2-326
Related files: 23-0299, 23-0378

Agenda Summary


Amending Section 2-326 of the Code of Ordinances, related to the Personnel program.




Official Text

That the Code of Ordinances be amended by making the changes as noted within.


Sec. 2-326. Personnel program.

It is the purpose of this article to establish a comprehensive personnel program in the city. The system of  personnel administration established herein shall be consistent with the following merit principles: 

(1) Selection and advancement shall be made on the basis of ability, knowledge, and skills;  (2) Compensation shall be established on an equitable basis; 

(3) Training and development opportunities shall be provided as needed to assure high-quality  performance by all employees; 

(4) Retention of employees shall be on the basis of their performance. A reasonable effort shall be made  to assist employees in improving work performance; and if, following such effort, inadequate  performance cannot be corrected, separation shall occur; 

(5) Fair treatment of applicants and employees shall occur in all aspects of personnel administration  without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, age, relationship status, sexual orientation, or handicap and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights.