Prior to the adoption of 15754 on 09/21/1998, 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), 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 eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per day for meal allowance for days actually worked.

    (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. 14984, § 1, 9-16-96; Ord. No. 15355, § 1, 9-15-97)