The City Manager is authorized to enter into a contract on behalf of the City, with the Industrial Commission of Ohio for worker's compensation coverage of the auxiliary police officers under Ohio R.C. 4123.01 through 4123.94 while in the performance of such services. Such contract shall contain provisions for the determination of premiums, average weekly wages or their equivalent, the identity of the persons covered, and such other provisions as are necessary to establish or define the risk and determine claims arising thereunder. Payment of premiums by the City shall be made in the same manner as is provided with respect to workmen's compensation premiums payable by the City and at such times as are provided by such contract. Upon execution of such contract, the persons covered shall be entitled to the same benefits payable from the public insurance fund which are accorded to employees as defined in Ohio R.C. 4123.01(A).
(1980 Code 34.45)