City of Waverly, IL
Morgan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Waverly as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
City Council — See Ch. 19.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 60.
[Adopted 9-7-1993 by Ord. No. 93-4]
The City Council does hereby authorize and approve membership in the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association and directs the Mayor and Clerk to execute an intergovernmental cooperation contract with the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association for membership for a period of one year beginning the date the Association commences providing risk coverage to its members and each year thereafter unless this article is repealed.
Each member hereby agrees to contribute to the Association a sum of money to be determined by the Association at the time of application based on the needs of the Association and the loss experience of the member, which sum shall constitute the cost of the member's first-year contribution for membership in the Association. Membership contributions for the second and subsequent years shall be calculated in accordance with the loss experience of the City and the needs of the Association, including total losses and expenditures of the Self-Insured Retention Fund of the Association.
[Adopted 5-17-1994 by Ord. No. 94-1]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MINORITY
Refers to American Indians, Asians, Blacks, or Hispanics, or to such protected classes as youth, elderly, women, or developmentally disabled/handicapped individuals.
The City of Waverly hereby declares its intent to uphold, defend, enforce, and advocate for all laws related to equal employment opportunity, including, but not limited to, the following:
A. 
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination in the participation in or benefits of programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance on the basis of race, color, or national origin.
B. 
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in all employment practices, including hiring, firing, promotions, compensation, and other terms, privileges and conditions of employment.
C. 
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination in federally assisted education programs.
D. 
The Equal Pay Act of 1963, which covers all employees who are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Act forbids pay differentials on the basis of sex.
E. 
The Age Discrimination Act of 1967, which prohibits discrimination because of age against anyone between the ages of 40 and 65.
F. 
Federal Executive Order 11245, which requires every contract with federal financial assistance to contain a clause against discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
G. 
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Department of Labor implementing regulations at 29 CFR 32, which prohibit any discrimination based on handicap.
H. 
Section 167 of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the United States Department of Labor regulations at 29 CFR Parts 31 and 32, which provide that no person in the United States shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the Department of Labor.
I. 
Chapter 68, Article I, Section 17-19 of the Illinois Constitution, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, national ancestry, handicap, and sex in the hiring and promotion practices of any employer.
The City of Waverly will assure nondiscriminatory employment practices in recruitment, recruitment advertising, employment placement, layoff or termination, promotion, demotion or transfer, rate of pay or other forms of compensation and use of facilities.
A. 
The City of Waverly will not contract with other agencies, banks, businesses, vendors, etc., who practice or establish a pattern of discrimination based on sex, color, race, religion, age, developmental disability/handicap, national origin, political affiliation or belief.
B. 
The City of Waverly will incorporate into any contract for construction work, or modification thereof, subject to the relevant rules, regulations, and orders of the Secretary of Labor or of any prior authority that remain in effect, which is paid for in whole or in part with the aid of such financial assistance, the following "Equal Opportunity Clause":
(1) 
The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated, during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin or developmental disability/handicap. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. The contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause.
(2) 
The contractor will, in all solicitations or advertisement for employees placed by or on behalf of the contractor, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, developmental disability/handicap.
(3) 
In the event of the contractor's noncompliance with the Equal Opportunity Clause or with any of the rules, regulations, and orders, this contract may be cancelled, terminated, or suspended in whole or in part and the contractor may be declared ineligible for further government contracts or federally assisted construction contracts.
(4) 
The contractor will include the provisions of this Equal Opportunity Clause in every subcontract or purchase order, unless exempted by the rules, regulations, or orders of the Secretary of Labor, so that such provisions will be binding upon each such subcontractor or vendor.
The City of Waverly assures that it will actively provide nondiscriminatory outreach, selection, and service to all individuals.
Efforts will be made to hire minority individuals for all job categories so that minority employment in all categories of the work force will represent a proportionate share of minority populations in the City of Waverly as well as surrounding areas.
The City of Waverly will provide accommodations, to the best of its ability, for developmentally disabled/handicapped employees, contingent on budget and structural limitations.
All City of Waverly employees are expected to adhere to the above policy and to work actively for its implementation both internally and in carrying our City program activities.
The City of Waverly designates the Mayor and City Council to carry out the equal employment opportunity/affirmative action (EEO/AA) plan.