Section 19-100 Meal allowance; job site meal compensation.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 19230 on 09/18/2006, Section 19-100 read as follows.
(a) Except as otherwise indicated,
an employee shall be allowed a maximum reimbursement
of seven dollars and fifty cents ($7.50) for a meal after having worked a continuous two (2) hours
in excess of the employee's regular eight (8) hour shift without time off for meals. An additional
maximum meal reimbursement of seven dollars and fifty cents ($7.50) will be allowed for every
five (5) consecutive hours worked thereafter. Time for the meal shall not exceed thirty (30)
minutes, will be counted as working time and will be at a place designated by the supervisor.
Individuals on continuous ten (10), twelve (12),
sixteen (16) or twenty-four (24) hour shift
assignments shall be exempt from this provision. Eligible fire department employees on a fifty-six (56)
hour week schedule shall be allowed twelve dollars ($12.00) per day for meal allowance
for days actually worked.
Eligible airport fire/safety officers on a sixteen (16) hour shift
assignment shall be allowed eight dollars ($8.00) per day for meal allowance for days actually
(b) Except as otherwise indicated, budgeted full-time permanent
employees whose job does
not normally require them to consume lunch in the field can be eligible to receive a job site meal
compensation of twenty cents ($0.20) per hour in addition to their regular pay when required to
do so. Eligible crews or individuals in the program as of September 30, 1984, who work eight (8)
hours per day with a half hour lunch break and are normally assigned shall be allowed a job site
meal compensation of twenty cents ($0.20) per hour. Eligible employees whose job does not
normally require them to each lunch in the field (but are assigned to do so fewer than ninety (90)
days per year) shall be paid two dollars twenty-five cents ($2.25) for each day so assigned.
(Code 1964, § 22.630; Ord. No. 9936, § 1, 9-19-83; Ord. No. 13113, §
1, 9-29-91; Ord. No.
14208 § 1, 9-19-94; Ord. No. 14617 § 1, 9-18-95; Ord. No. 14716 § 1, 1-2-96; Ord. No.
1, 9-16-96; Ord. No. 15355, § 1, 9-15-97; Ord. No. 15754, § 1, 9-21-98)