AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND APPROVING
THE CITY OF HELENA-WEST HELENA PERSONNEL MANUAL
WHEREAS, the City of Helena-West Helena City Council deems it necessary to adopt and approve a personnel handbook for all city employees.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF HELENA-WEST HELENA ARKANSAS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1- Adoption
a. The City Council for the City of Helena-West Helena hereby adopts the City of Helena-West Helena personnel hand book, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof, for all employees.
b. The City Council has previously approved standard operational procedures and guidelines for both the police department and fire department. The Helena-West Helena personnel handbook is for all city employees and supersedes the standard operational procedures and guidelines. The standard operational procedures and guidelines for the police and fire departments are supplemental to the personnel handbook and are not repealed by this ordinance. Any conflict between the personnel handbook and standard operational procedure guidelines with police and fire are resolved in favor of the personnel handbook.
SECTION 2- Severability
If, for any reason, any portion of this ordinance is held to be invalid, such invalidity shall in no way effect the remaining portion thereof, which are valid, but such valid portions shall be and remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3- Repealer
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
All ordinances or part of ordinances shall be enacted after its passage.
PASSED: October 21, 2008
James F. Valley, Mayor
Sandi Ramsey, City Clerk