Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20767 on 09/20/2010, Section 19-124 read as follows.

    (a) Compensatory time shall only be granted pursuant to section 19-96.

    (b)     Compensatory time accruals shall not exceed eighty (80) hours per individual (one hundred sixty (160) hours annual accumulation/use limit for power plant utility (relief) workers and parks services workers assigned to athletic field and golf course operations), subject to further restrictions pursuant to department rule and regulations; and compensatory time accruals shall be paid upon separation, at a rate not less than:

    (1)    The average regular rate received by the employee during the last three years of employment, or

    (2)    At the final regular rate received by the employee, whichever is higher.

    ( c )      Inasmuch as possible, within departmental rules and regulations, operational needs, and budgetary limitations, e E mployees shall be given an option of receiving paid overtime remuneration or compensatory time off.

    ( d )     An employee moving from an overtime eligible position to an overtime exempt positions shall be paid for all compensatory time on the books in the employee's paycheck that includes final hours worked in the overtime eligible position.

(Code 1964, § 22.725; Ord. No. 9936, § 1, 9-19-83; Ord. No. 16618, § 1, 9-18-00; Ord. No. 17850, § 1, 9-15-03 ; Ord. No. 20064; § 1, 9-15-08 ; Ord. No. 20438, § 1, 9-21-09)