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Ordinance 2016-23

ORDINANCE NO 2016-23

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.48 PERSONNEL POLICY, TITLE 2 OF THE JOHNSON MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON PERSONNEL HANDBOOK OF 2016, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO

WHEREAS, the Johnson Personnel Committee currently consists of Dan Cross, Hunter Haynes and Jennifer Allen.

WHEREAS, the Johnson Personnel Committee has met via email concerning a proposed amendment to the City of Johnson Personnel Handbook of 2016 which Handbook was adopted by Ordinance No. 2016-06 on February 9, 2016.

WHEREAS, the proposed Amendment is necessary to prevent confusion concerning holiday pay.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, That:

Section 1:     That the City of Johnson Personnel Policy of 2016, specifically the first sentence on Page 31 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Non uniform employees will not earn holiday pay during their first ninety (90) days of employment."

Section 2:        In all other respects the City of Johnson Personnel Policy of 2016 is ratified and confirmed.

Section 3:        In order to avoid confusion among City employees which could negatively affect morale and job performance, the Council believes that to protect the safety, health and welfare of the citizens it is necessary to hereby declare an emergency. Therefore, this Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage, approval and publication.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 11 day of October, 2016.

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