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Section 4-201 Merit System.

City Charter Section

Consistent with all applicable federal and state laws, the City Council shall provide by ordinance for the establishment, regulation, and maintenance of a merit system governing personnel policies and rules necessary for effective administration of the employees of the City’s offices, bureaus, and agencies, other than the Office of the Auditor, including but not limited to classification and pay plans, recruitment, examinations, disciplinary actions, types of appointments, relationships with employee organizations, and appeals and hearings.  Such ordinances shall be consistent with the merit principles in Article 1.  Employees in the Office of the Auditor shall be subject to the policies and rules established by the City Auditor under Chapter 2, Article 5 of this Charter. [Amended May 16, 2017, effective June 14, 2017.]

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