Chapter 19 PERSONNEL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS*
Section 19-100 Meal allowance; job site meal compensation.
Budgeted full-time permanent employees who normally work eight (8) hours per day
with a half hour lunch break and are normally assigned to consume lunch in the field shall be
allowed a job site meal compensation of twenty cents ($0.20) per hour in addition to their regular
Eligible employees whose job does not normally require them to eat lunch in the field (but
are assigned to do so fewer than ninety (90) days per year) shall be reimbursed two dollars
twenty-five cents ($2.25) for each day so assigned.
(c) Eligible fire department employees on a fifty-six
(56) hour week schedule shall be
allowed thirteen dollars ($13.00) per day for meal reimbursements for days actually worked.
Eligible airport fire/safety officers on a sixteen (16) hour shift assignment shall be allowed eight
dollars and sixty-six cents ($8.66) per day for meal allowance for days actually worked.
(d) Except as otherwise indicated, an employee shall
be allowed a maximum reimbursement
of ten dollars ($10.00) for a meal after having worked a continuous two (2) hours in excess of the
employee's regular shift
of at least eight (8) hours
without time off for meals. An additional
maximum meal reimbursement of ten dollars ($10.00) will be allowed for every five (5)
consecutive hours worked thereafter. Time for the meal shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes, will
be counted as working time, and will be at a place designated by the supervisor. Individuals on
continuous sixteen- or twenty-four-hour shift assignments shall be exempt from this provision.
(Code 1964, § 22.630; Ord. No. 9936, § 1, 9-19-83; Ord. No. 13113, §
1, 9-29-91; Ord. No.
14208 § 1, 9-19-94; Ord. No. 14617 § 1, 9-18-95; Ord. No. 14716 § 1, 1-2-96; Ord. No.
1, 9-16-96; Ord. No. 15355, § 1, 9-15-97; Ord. No. 15754, § 1, 9-21-98; Ord. No. 20064; §
Ord. No. 20767, § 1, 9-20-10
(Ord. 20767, Amended, 09/20/2010, Prior Text; Ord. 20064, Amended, 09/15/2008, Prior Text; Ord. 19230, Amended, 09/18/2006, Prior Text; 15754, Amended, 09/21/1998, Prior Text)