Ord. 15-03 – Approved

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Ord. 15-03 – Approved

ORDINANCE NO. 15-03

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA RELATING TO TOWN EMPLOYEES; MAKING FINDINGS; AMENDING SECTION 2-250, TOWN CODE; ADOPTING THE 11TH AMENDMENT TO PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE MANUAL, DATED MAY, 2015; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY AND INTERPRETATION CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

WHEREAS, the Town Charter reflects that Council shall provide rules and regulations for a civil service system; and

WHEREAS, the Town has an operational civil service system that needs to be refined periodically; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of the Town’s Personnel/Civil Service Manual is to accurately familiarize each employee with various policies, rules and benefits; and

WHEREAS, the Town is required to provide group medical insurance to all employees working a minimum of twenty-five hours per week; and

WHEREAS, the Town’s group medical insurance policy does provide coverage to those employees working a minimum of twenty-five hours per week; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Board has reviewed these modifications to the manual and support their adoption;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED by the Town Council of the Town of Indialantic, Brevard County, Florida, that:

SECTION 1. That Sec. 2-250 of the code of ordinances of Indialantic, Florida is hereby amended to read:

Sec. 2-250. Civil service implemented.

Pursuant to Section 4.05 of the Town Charter, a civil service system is hereby created and implemented for Town employees as set forth in the Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated March 1997, as amended by the document entitled First Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated February, 2001 and as adopted by Ordinance No. 01-05, and as amended by the document entitled Second Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated April, 2001 and as adopted by Ordinance 01-08, and as amended by the document entitled Third Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated August, 2002 and as adopted by Ordinance 02-21, and as amended by the document entitled Fourth Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated September, 2003 and as adopted by Ordinance 03-13, and as amended by the document entitled Fifth Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated March, 2008 and as adopted by Ordinance 08-05, and as amended by the document entitled Sixth Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual, dated February, 2009 and as adopted by Ordinance 09-05 and as amended by the document entitled Seventh Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated May, 2010 and as adopted by Ordinance 10-07, and as amended by the document entitled Eight Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated October, 2010 and as adopted by Ordinance 10-11, and as amended by the document entitled Ninth Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated August, 2012 and as adopted by Ordinance 12-12, subject to any collective bargaining obligations and as amended by the document entitled Tenth Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated February, 2013 and as adopted by Ordinance 13-07 and as amended by the document entitled Eleventh Amendment to Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated May, 2015 and as adopted by Ordinance 15-3.

SECTION 2. A copy of the Eleventh Amendment to the Personnel/Civil Service Manual dated May, 2015 is attached hereto as Exhibit “A”.

SECTION 3. Severability/Interpretation Clause

(a) In the event that any term, provision, clause, sentence or section of this Ordinance shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be partially or wholly unenforceable or invalid for any reason whatsoever, any such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any of the other or remaining terms, provisions, clauses, sentences, or sections of this Ordinance, and this Ordinance shall be read and/or applied as if the invalid, illegal, or unenforceable term, provision, clause, sentence, or section did not exist.

(b) In interpreting the provisions of this Ordinance, the following rules and symbols shall apply:
(1) Words underlined are additions to existing text.
(2) Words stricken through are deletions from existing text.
(3) Asterisks (* * *) indicate a deletion from the Ordinance of text existing in the Code of Ordinances. It is intended that the text in the Code of Ordinances denoted by the asterisks and not set forth in this Ordinance shall remain unchanged from the language existing prior to adoption of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon adoption.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Indialantic on the first reading the _____day of _____________, 2015, and ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Indialantic, Florida on the final reading on the ______day of __________, 2015.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST:
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk

Exhibit A
SECTION 6

BENEFITS

DESCRIPTIONS OF HEALTH, DENTAL, LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE BENEFITS IN THIS MANUAL ARE NOT CONTROLLING: ONLY THE COMPLETE PLANS/DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE TO EMPLOYEES THROUGH THE TOWN CLERK, ARE TO BE RELIED ON AS CONTAINING A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF COVERAGE, BENEFITS AND OTHER FEATURES.

1. HEALTH INSURANCE

The Town of Indialantic contributes toward the cost of group medical insurance for all regular full-time employees working a minimum of 25 hours per week and their eligible dependents. The Clerk’s office will provide you with a booklet describing your coverage and when you are eligible to enroll in the plan. A dental program is provided in conjunction with this coverage.