Section 19-210 Temporary separation (suspension).
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21828 on 09/16/2013, Section 19-210 read as follows.
(a) A supervisor, duly authorized by the department head, may temporarily suspend
services of a subordinate employee pursuant to division 6 of this article, and shall immediately
report any suspension to the department head who shall investigate and, on the basis of
his/her findings, shall have the authority and shall be required to take actions in
accordance with the following, either separately or in combination:
(1) Reinstatement without loss of time;
(2) A verbal or written reprimand;
any suspension with pay longer than seven (7)
working days shall be approved by the director, but shall in no circumstances exceed six
(b) In addition, the city manager shall have authority to suspend or remove
any officer or
employee of the city, unless otherwise provided in the charter, when such action becomes
necessary for the good of the service. An immediate report of any action taken under the
provisions of this rule shall be given to the director who shall review the action in terms of
consistency, merit and related factors, and provide a recommendation to the department head for
determination and disposition.
(Code 1964, § 22.1255)