Prior to the adoption of Ord. 16618 on 09/18/2000, 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, as much as possible at the rate earned rather than at the prevailing rate of pay.

    (c) Compensatory time shall be at the time and one-half rate.

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

(Code 1964, § 22.725; Ord. No. 9936, § 1, 9-19-83)