Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21828 on 09/16/2013, Section 19-37 read as follows.


     An employee of the city shall be placed on leave of absence under the provisions of this chapter after filing a declaration of candidacy for any public office. No appointive, salaried officer or employee of the city shall continue in his/her position after becoming a candidate for any public office, provided that such employee may utilize a leave of absence during his/her campaign for such office properly granted under the provisions of this chapter. An employee, upon election to any public office, shall immediately resign his/her the employee's   position with the city as required by law .

(Code 1964, § 22.210(2))