Section 1 General Administration
Policy 1-5 RECOGNITION OF EMPLOYEES UPON RETIREMENT
DISTRIBUTION: Mayor and City Council
SUBJECT: Recognition of Employees Upon Retirement
PURPOSE: The purpose of this policy is to revise City policy for recognizing
BACKGROUND: Prior to 1983, the City had no formal procedure for recognizing employees
upon retirement from City service. On June 28, 1983, Council Policy 32 was adopted
prescribing procedure and authorizing purchase of a gift. Revisions were made to the policy in
1996 and the numbering system changed the policy number to 1-5. The Employee Advisory
Committee has reviewed Policy 32 and recommends minor revision.
PROCEDURES: 1. Upon retirement, an employee with ten years
or more of service, will
receive a gift.
2. Cost of the gift shall be a minimum of $80 with a maximum of $100.
3. Selection and purchase of the gift will be the responsibility of the employees
4. Invoice or receipt for the gift will be forwarded to the Mayors office for
5. The gift will be presented by the Mayor and Department Director at a City
unless otherwise requested by the retiring employee.
RESCISSION: This policy becomes effective January 25, 2000 and rescinds Council
Policy 1-5, dated August 27, 1996.
DEPARTMENT: City Manager
CECIL E. POWELL, MAYOR
January 25, 2000
(CP 1-5, Amended, 01/25/2000, Prior Text)