City of El Reno, OK
Canadian County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of El Reno 9-1-1972 as Ch. 2, Secs. 2-12 and 2-23 through 2-29, of the 1972 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Municipal departments — See Ch. 31.
Pensions and retirement — See Ch. 82.
A merit system is hereby created for the officers and employees of the City in accordance with Section 59 of the Charter. Appointments and promotions in the service of the City shall be made solely on the basis of merit and fitness, and layoffs, suspensions, demotions and removals shall be made solely for the good of the service.
Editor’s Note: Former § 87-2, Personnel Board, was repealed 9-8-2015 by Ord. No. 9085.
All officers and employees of the City shall be divided into the classified and the unclassified services.
The following officers and employees shall constitute the unclassified service:
The Mayor and other Councilmen.
The City Manager, the City Attorney, the municipal judge, the City Treasurer and the Hospital Administrator.
Members of each board, commission or other plural authority.
All personnel who serve without compensation.
All part-time and temporary personnel.
All City officers and employees not referred to in Subsection A above shall be in the classified service.
Before entering upon their official duties, the following personnel of the City government shall provide bonds for the faithful performance of their official duties, payable to the City, with a surety company authorized to operate within the state, in an amount set from time to time by the City Council in the form of a resolution: City Manager; City Clerk; City Treasurer; municipal judge; Chief of Police; Hospital Administrator and hospital bookkeeper.
The Council, by motion or resolution, may require other officers and employees in such positions as it may designate to be bonded.
The City shall pay the premiums on such bonds.
Editor’s Note: Former § 87-5, Notice of removal for officer or employee in classified service, was repealed 9-8-2015 by Ord. No. 9085.
Editor’s Note: Former § 87-6, Appeal of removal; final decision, was repealed 9-8-2015 by Ord. No. 9085.
[Amended 8-2-1977 by Ord. No. 2292]
The Council, by resolution, shall further regulate personnel matters, in accordance with Section 59 of the Charter, by adoption of a Personnel Manual. The Personnel Manual shall regulate such matters as personnel classification, compensation (pay plan and the like), recruitment and appointment, promotion, conduct of personnel, separation and disciplinary action, grievances, leaves, vacation, days and hours of service, holidays, training, records and other personnel matters. All such rules shall be in harmony with the Charter and ordinances of the City.
[Amended 8-2-1977 by Ord. No. 2292]
The City Manager shall propose for the approval of the Council a comprehensive Personnel Manual and shall update said manual at the end of each fiscal year. The Personnel Manual shall fully describe the organization of City government as it pertains to all departments, divisions, agencies, officers and employees, including the classification of positions by job description, title and minimum qualifications.
The Personnel Manual shall be adopted by the City Council by resolution and may be amended by the same method. The Personnel Manual, together with any amendments thereto, shall be a public document available for inspection or duplication by any person at the City Clerk's office during regular office hours. Upon its adoption by the Council, the Personnel Manual shall be binding and effective as to all matters covered therein.