Section 19-158 Acting appointments.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 18254 on 09/20/2004, Section 19-158 read as follows.
When a vacancy
shall occur exists in a position and
the department head is not prepared
which, from the standpoint of the city's business, cannot be left vacant for any but the
time and when no suitable list of certified candidates exists for selection, or for some other
reason it is not feasible to make a permanent appointment to fill the position
department head may appoint an employee to fill the position on a temporary basis in an acting
capacity. The duration of such an appointment shall be only until a permanent appointment
subject to standard procedures can be made and shall not exceed six (6) months without written
authorization of the city manager. The employee shall be paid at the minimum rate of pay for
position or five percent (5%) more than the employees current rate of pay, whichever is higher.
The employee may be paid at a higher rate of pay with the written authorization of the city
(Code 1964, § 22.810)