Title 2R
ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS RULES
Chapter:
   2R.04   Administration
   2R.08   City Council
   2R.20   Fire Department
   2R.24   Health Department
   2R.28   Police Department
   2R.32   Community Development Department
   2R.41   Chico Industrial Development Authority
   2R.43   Chico Redevelopment Agency
   2R.46   Chico Public Financing Authority
   2R.48   Parking Place Commission (Repealed by Res. No. 113-07)
   2R.66   Parking Authority
   2R.68   City of Chico Emergency Services Organization
   2R.72   Personnel and Employee Representation Rules
      Article I   Personnel Rules - General Provisions
      Article II   Personnel Rules - Classified Service
      Article III   Personnel Rules - Exempt Service
      Article IV   Employee Representation Rules
   2R.76   Equal Employment Opportunity Plan
   Exhibits:  (Exhibits following Chapter 2R.32)
   A   Systematic Housing Code Enforcement Areas
NOTE:   Footnotes are numbered throughout the text and are located at the end of this title.
Chapter 2R.04
ADMINISTRATION
Section:
2R.04.010   Authorization for finance director to waive bank or savings and loan association deposit security.
2R.04.020   Establishment of revolving fund.
2R.04.025   Establishment of parking ticket revolving fund.
2R.04.030   City manager authorized to accept and consent to deeds or grants.
2R.04.035   City manager authorized to execute deeds conveying access easements to city streets to replace dedicated abutter’s rights.
2R.04.045   Biweekly payroll system.
2R.04.050   City manager authorized to execute right-of-way certificates and assurances in connection with approved Federal Aid Urban “D” projects.
2R.04.060   City manager designated as representative of city council pursuant to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.
2R.04.070   City manager authorized to make local safety member disability determinations.
2R.04.080   City manager authorized to approve sanitary sewer connections prior to completion of annexation proceedings under certain conditions - Effect of termination of annexation proceedings.
2R.04.090   Finance director authorized to issue checks, establish bank accounts and use facsimile signature.
2R.04.110   City manager authorized to execute sewer main reimbursement agreements.
2R.04.120   City manager authorized to execute agreements for connection to sewer system and/or storm drainage system prior to annexation.
2R.04.130   State Relocation Guidelines adopted by reference - Declaration of adequacy and appropriateness of such guidelines.
2R.04.140   City manager authorized to submit disability retirement applications on behalf of employee.
2R.04.150   City manager authorized to execute agreement for fire training burn.
2R.04.160   City manager authorized to execute employee group insurance and benefit plans and amendments.
2R.04.170   City manager authorized to execute agreements with community organizations.
2R.04.180   Conflict of interest code.
2R.04.185   Non-Discrimination Policy.
2R.04.190   City manager authorized to execute and file applications, assurances and agreements with U. S. Department of Transportation for aid in the financing of planning, capital and/or operating assistance projects pursuant to Section 9 of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended.
2R.04.200   City manager authorized to execute emergency access agreements.
2R.04.210   City manager authorized to select methods of state employment insurance benefit reimbursement.
2R.04.220   City manager authorized to execute consent to common use agreement with utility companies.
2R.04.230   City manager authorized to execute subdivision improvement agreements and accept public improvements in accordance with approved tentative maps.
2R.04.240   City manager authorized to execute conditions, covenants and restrictions or other similar agreements.
2R.04.250   City clerk authorized to sign subdivision maps.
2R.04.260   City manager authorized to receive state and local summary criminal history information.
2R.04.270   City manager authorized to execute agreements for deferred loans in connection with low and moderate income housing programs.
2R.04.280   City manager authorized to execute agreements with State of California Department of Motor Vehicles for Class A and B driver license training and testing.
2R.04.290   City manager authorized to execute agreements for right of entry.
2R.04.300   City manager authorized to execute agreements with public agencies for services provided by the city of Chico.
2R.04.305   City manager authorized to execute agreements with public agencies for extra-jurisdictional law enforcement services.
2R.04.310   City manager authorized to execute storm drainage reimbursement agreements.
2R.04.320   City manager authorized to execute petitions of annexation.
2R.04.330   City manager authorized to execute agreements for the use of private facilities.
2R.04.335   City manager authorized to approve the rental of specialized city equipment and personnel to local agencies/businesses in special circumstances.
2R.04.340   City manager authorized to execute storm drainage assessment district agreements/waiver of protest to district formation proceedings.
2R.04.360   City manager authorized to execute permit applications and permits from state and federal agencies.
2R.04.380   City manager authorized to execute funding agreements with state and federal agencies.
2R.04.390   City manager authorized to execute administrative agreements in connection with banking and investment services.
2R.04.400   City manager authorized to issue revocable grants of license to state agencies.
2R.04.405   City manager authorized to issue grants of license to Butte County Association of Governments.
2R.04.410   Authorization to commence civil actions to recover damages of less than $10,000.
2R.04.420   Authority of city manager and city attorney to commence foreclosure actions when assessment district installments become delinquent.
2R.04.430   City manager authorized to provide notice of proposed adoption of resolution of necessity and hearing.
2R.04.440   Authorized agents for obtaining federal and state financial assistance for disaster relief.
2R.04.450   City manager authorized to execute agreements to obtain grants of temporary construction easements.
2R.04.460   City Manager authorized to execute sewer service agreements with school districts and other public agencies.
2R.04.470   City Attorney Authorized To Execute Agreements For Legal And Other Professional Services.
2R.04.480   City manager authorized to execute tow service agreements.
2R.04.490   City manager authorized to execute employment agreements with department heads.
2R.04.010   Authorization for finance director to waive bank or savings and loan  association deposit security.
   A.   The city finance director is hereby authorized to waive deposit security as provided for in Section 53653 of the California Government Code, when in the finance director’s discretion local conditions so warrant.
   B.   The minimum local conditions to be considered by the finance director are the city’s financial condition, the depository concerned, the amount on deposit and the particular need for the deposited funds.
(Res. No. 45 77-78, Res. No. 133 95-96 §1)
2R.04.020   Establishment of revolving fund.
   A.   There is hereby created and established in the finance office of the city, a fund to be designated “city of Chico revolving fund” with a maximum appropriation thereto at any one time of $5,000.
   B.   Said fund shall be used, and disbursements shall be made therefrom, for the following purposes, by the finance director:
      1.   A sum not to exceed $500.00 shall be maintained under the direction and control of the finance director as a petty cash fund for the purchase of materials and supplies and reimbursement of employee expenses in amounts not exceeding $25.00, and for postage, shipping and mailing costs;
      2.   The remaining balance of said fund so created shall be deposited in a checking account and advances made therefrom to city personnel for travel expense while traveling upon the business of the city or as reimbursement to said personnel after such expenses have been incurred; and for purchasing postage for the city- operated postage meter.
   C.   Advances shall only be made therefrom in those instances where the purpose for which the advance or reimbursement is to be made has been authorized and a sum budgeted therefor in the city budget, and the finance director determines that unexpended funds remain in such budget item.
   D.   When an advance or reimbursement is made to city personnel, such shall be made upon a form approved by the finance director. Monthly, the finance director shall present all such claims to the city council for approval as a charge against the proper budgeted item, and when so approved, the fund hereby established shall be reimbursed to the extent of such claim. In the case of the petty cash fund, claim forms with proper receipts attached shall be placed therein and reimbursement to said fund for the total of all disbursements made therefrom shall be made from the revolving fund.
(Res. No. 46 77-78, Res. No. 176 80-81, Res. No. 133 95-96 §1)
2R.04.025   Establishment of parking ticket revolving fund.
   A.   There is hereby created and established in the finance office of the city a fund to be designated “city of Chico parking ticket revolving fund” with an appropriation thereto of $500.00.
   B.   The finance director is hereby authorized to establish a special checking account to be designated “city of Chico parking ticket revolving fund checking account” to be used for the following purposes:
      l.   Depositing of cash bail payments received which are less than the required bail payment and issuing of checks to be returned to the payor;
      2.   Depositing of excess bail payments and issuing of a refund check to the payor;
      3.   Depositing of bail payments received which are payable to the Chico Municipal Court and issuing checks to the court;
      4.   Depositing of bail required to remove liens against motor vehicle registrations and issuing of checks for processing to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
   C.   The balance of the checking account hereby established shall be maintained at $500.00 at all times.
   D.   No council approval shall be required for issuance of checks from said checking account for the purposes set out hereinabove.
(Res. No. 43 79-80, Res. No. 133 95-96 §1)
2R.04.030   City manager authorized to accept and consent to deeds or grants.
   Pursuant to Section 27281 of the Government Code of the State of California, the city manager of the city of Chico is hereby authorized to accept and consent to deeds or grants conveying any interest in or easement upon real estate to the city for public purposes. Such consent shall be endorsed upon said instrument in the manner and form provided by the aforesaid section.
(Res. No. 47 77-78, Res. No. 141 78-79)
2R.04.035   City manager authorized to execute deeds conveying access easements to city streets to replace dedicated abutter’s rights.
   The city manager is authorized to execute deeds on behalf of the city that convey access easements to city streets from adjoining property when abutter’s rights have been previously dedicated to the city.
(Res. No. 114 99-00)
2R.04.040   Twice-monthly payroll system.
(Repealed by Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.045   Biweekly payroll system.
   A.   Effective on January 1, 1978, and thereafter, the payment of wages as established in the “Schedule of Assignments of Job Titles to Pay Plan Ranges - Classified Service, Exempt and Council Appointive Services” in the annual budget to permanent full- time, permanent part-time and hourly exempt employees shall be upon a biweekly basis. Such payments shall be made on the Thursday immediately following the close of each biweekly pay period.  However, if such Thursday falls on a holiday, the finance director may, with sole discretion, considering the then current workload requirements of the finance office and the availability of staffing therefor, make payments on the Wednesday immediately preceding such Thursday holiday. If the finance director determines that it is not possible to make said payments on the Wednesday preceding the holiday, said payments shall then be made on the Friday immediately following said holiday. In either of the foregoing instances, the finance director shall give reasonable prior notice of the day upon which such payments are to be made to each city office and department.
   B.   The payment of all overtime, holiday and such other wages as may be in excess of the pay herein referred to in subsection A above shall be in the same manner and on the same dates as provided therein.
   C.   The phrase “biweekly pay period” is hereby defined to mean that period which begins on midnight of a Sunday and ends on midnight of the second Saturday following thereafter.
   D.   The city shall make payment of all wages to employees terminating by reason of resignation on the next Thursday immediately following the close of the biweekly pay period in which their resignation occurred, or, if such Thursday falls on a holiday, on the Friday immediately following such biweekly pay period.
   E.   The city shall make payment of all wages due employees terminating by reason of discharge on the next business day immediately following their date of discharge.
   F.   The city shall make payment of all remuneration due council members and all wages due call firefighters upon a monthly basis not later than the first payday of each month following the month in which it was earned.
   G.   The provisions of this section shall become effective on and after January 1, 1978.
(Res. No. 79 77-78 (part), Res. No. 133 95-96 §1, Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.050   City manager authorized to execute right-of-way certificates and assurances in connection with approved Federal Aid and State-Local Entity projects.
   A.   The city manager is hereby authorized and directed to execute all required “right-of- way certificates” and “assurances” for and on behalf of the city in connection with Federal Aid and State-Local Entity projects, or projects funded by successor programs.
   B.   The city manager is hereby authorized and directed to forward any such required “right-of-way certificates” and “assurances” to the state of California, Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, in order to fulfill the requirements of the Federal Aid and State-Local Entity programs.
(Res. No. 88 77-78, Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.060   City manager designated as representative of city council pursuant to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.
   A.   The city manager is hereby designated as the representative of the city council to meet and confer with representatives of recognized employee organizations representing employees of the city of Chico, pursuant to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.
   B.   The city manager is hereby authorized to participate in the preparation of nonbinding written memorandums of understanding as contemplated by Government Code Section 3505.1 and may sign such memorandums.
(Res. No. 89 77-78)
2R.04.070   City manager authorized to make local safety member disability determinations.
   A.   The city manager shall be the representative of the city council to make determinations under  Section  21173 of the California Government Code on behalf of the council concerning the disability of city employees who are public safety members under the Public Employees’ Retirement System, including the determination of whether the disability is “industrial,”and to certify such determinations and all other necessary information to Public Employees’ Retirement System.
   B.   The city manager is authorized to make applications on behalf of the city for disability retirement of city employee members and to initiate request for reinstatement of such employees who are retired or disabled.
(Res. No. 102 77-78; Res. No. 68 99-00; Res. No. 03 05-06)
2R.04.080   City manager authorized to approve sanitary sewer connections prior to completion of annexation proceedings under certain conditions - Effect of termination of annexation proceedings.
   A.   The city manager is hereby authorized to approve connections to the sanitary sewage disposal system of the city prior to the completion of annexation proceedings provided that the applicant has:
      1.   Completed and filed an application for sanitary sewer connection;
      2.   Completed and filed an annexation petition and has paid all appropriate annexation fees;
      3.   Paid the appropriate sewer connection fees;
      4.   Secured the required permit from the city public works department.
   B.   In the event that the annexation proceedings are terminated for any reason, without the annexation being completed, the subject property shall be subject to a sewer service charge fixed by the city, or, at the option of the city, said sewer service shall be disconnected.
(Res. No. 111 77-78, Res. No. 113-07, Res No. 19-13)
2R.04.090   Finance director authorized to issue checks, establish bank accounts and use facsimile signature.
   A.   The finance director of the city is hereby authorized to establish and/or maintain, in the name of the city, one or more deposit accounts with and in any federally or state chartered bank located within the city.
   B.   In accordance with Section 3.24.070 of the code, the finance director is authorized to withdraw funds of the city from accounts of such banks upon checks with the finance director’s signature or a facsimile thereof. The finance director is hereby certified to said banks and said banks are hereby authorized to honor and pay any and all checks signed by the finance director including those drawn to the individual order of any officer or other person herein authorized to sign same.
   C.   In the absence of the finance director by reason of vacation, illness, emergency, or other authorized cause of absence, the city manager pursuant to the provisions of the cited Section 3.24.070, is authorized to undertake all actions with respect to funds of the city as set forth above and to sign checks on behalf of the city. Said banks are hereby authorized to honor and pay any and all checks so signed including those drawn to the individual order of any officer or other person herein authorized to sign same.
   D.   The city clerk shall and is hereby directed to provide to such banks in which an account of the city may be established or maintained the names and signature samples of the current occupants of the positions of the city manager and finance director.
(Res. No. 129 77-78, Res. No. 133 95-96 §1, Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.110   City manager authorized to execute sewer main reimbursement agreements.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute sewer main reimbursement agreements as provided for by Section 15.36.220 of this code in a standard form approved by the city attorney and in accordance with the reimbursement fee schedule established by the city council.
(Res. No. 37 79-80 (part), Res. No. 131 82-83)
2R.04.120   City manager authorized to execute agreements for connection to sewer system and/or storm drainage system prior to annexation.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements which allow connection to the city’s sewer system and/or storm drainage system prior to annexation for property which cannot be presently annexed to the city under the laws of the state of California or for which an annexation is pending. The agreement shall provide that the property owner agrees to annex the property to the city at such time as the city may proceed with the annexation and shall be in a standard form approved by the city attorney.
(Res. No. 37 79-80 (part), Res. No. 168 83-84 §l)
2R.04.130   State Relocation Guidelines adopted by reference - Declaration of adequacy and appropriateness of such guidelines.
   A.   The Relocation Guidelines of the Department of Housing and Community Development found at Section 6000 et seq. of Title 25, California Code of Regulations, and amendments hereafter adopted thereto hereby are adopted.
   B.   The Relocation Guidelines are appropriate for the property acquisition and relocation activities carried on by the city of Chico.
(Res. No. 99 81-82, Res. No. 181 86-87, Res. No. 133 95-96 §2)
2R.04.140   City manager authorized to submit disability retirement applications on behalf of employee.
   The city manager is authorized to submit applications on behalf of the city for the disability retirement of a city employee member of the Public Employees’ Retirement System pursuant to California Government Code Section 21152 if the city manager believes that such employee is disabled.
(Res. No. 8 82-83; Res. No. 69 99-00)
2R.04.150   City manager authorized to execute agreement for fire training burn.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements for fire training burns in a standard form approved by the city attorney.
(Res. No. 135 82-83)
2R.04.160   City manager authorized to execute employee group insurance and benefit plans and amendments.
   The city manager is authorized to execute employee group insurance and benefit plans and amendments subject to agreement with the representatives of recognized employee organizations and the inclusion of any required funding therefor in the annual budget of the city or in a supplemental appropriation thereto.
(Res.  No. 12 83-84, Res. No. 14 98-99)
2R.04.170   City manager authorized to execute agreements with community organizations.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements for expenditure of city funds with community organizations for which the city council has approved funding as part of the annual budget.
(Res. No. 12 84-85 §1)
2R.04.180   Conflict of interest code.
   A.   The Model Conflict of Interest Code as set forth in section 18730 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations, together with any amendments hereinafter enacted by the Fair Political Practices Commission, is hereby adopted by reference and constitutes the Conflict of Interest Code of the City of Chico.
   B.   City officers and City employees subject to this Conflict of Interest Code shall file statements of economic interest with the City Clerk as provided for in the Model Conflict of Interest Code, no later than April 1st of the annual reporting period.
   C.   Disclosure Categories. The disclosure categories for City officers and employees subject to this section shall be as follows:
      1.   Disclosure Category 1: Officers and employees in this category must report all investments, business positions in, and income, including loans and gifts, from sources located in or doing business in the City of Chico and all interests in real property located within the City or within a two mile radius of the City or any property owned or used by the City.
      2.   Disclosure Category 2: Officers and employees in this category must report all investments, business positions in, and income, including loans and gifts, from sources which provide services, supplies, materials, machinery, or equipment of the type utilized by the designated officer or employee's department.
      3.   Disclosure Category 3: Officers and employees in this category must report all interests in real property located within the City or within a two mile radius of the City or any property owned by the City.
      4.   Disclosure Category 4: Officers and employees in this category must report all investments, business positions in, and income, including loans and gifts, from sources located in or doing business at the Chico Municipal Airport or in any Airport Zoning District and all interests in real property located within any Airport Zoning District or within a two mile radius of any property within an Airport Zoning District.
      5.   Disclosure Category 5: Officers and employees in this category must report all investments, business positions in, and income, including loans and gifts, from sources located in or doing business in the City which engage in land development, construction or the acquisition and sale of real property.
   D.   The designated City officers and employees and the disclosure categories applicable to such designated City officers and employees shall be as follows:
 
Designated City Officers and Employees
Disclosure Category
Accountant
2
Accounting manager
2
Administrative services director
1
Airport commission member
4
Airport manager
4
Animal services manager
2
Architectural review and historic preservation board member
1
Arts commission member
1
Assistant city manager
1
Assistant planner
1
Associate engineer
3,5
Associate planner
1
Building official
1
Chief of police
1
City clerk
1
Code enforcement officer
1
Combination inspector I
3,5
Combination inspector II
3,5
Community development director
1
Construction inspector
3,5
Deputy chief of police
1
Deputy director - community development
1
Deputy director - finance
1
Division chief (fire)
1
Facilities manager
2,4
Fire chief
1
Fire prevention inspector
1
Fire prevention officer
1
Fleet manager
2
Housing financial specialist
2,3
Housing manager
2,3
Human resources manager
2
Information systems analyst
2
Information systems manager
2
Joint Powers Financing Authority
1
Lab supervisor
2
Landscape inspector
2
Management analyst
2
Management analyst (CM)
2,4
Oversight Board for dissolved Chico Redevelopment Agency
1
Park and natural resources manager
2,3
Park commission member
1
Park director
1
Police captain
1
Police commander
1
Police department business coordinator
2
Police support operations manager
1
Principal planner
1
Public works administrative manager
1
Public works director - engineering
1
Public works director - operations & maintenance
1
Public works manager
1
Purchasing manager
1
Regulatory and grant manager
1
Senior civil engineer
3,5
Senior development engineer
3,5
Senior information systems analyst
2
Senior plan check engineer
3,5
Senior planner
1
Senior traffic engineer
3,5
Successor Agency
 
   Board members
1
   Executive Director
1
   Attorney
1
   Treasurer
1
   Secretary
1
Supervising combination inspector
2,3
Urban forest manager
2,3
Wastewater treatment manager
2
 
   E.   Consultants. The disclosure categories applicable to City Consultants shall be determined by the City Manager based on the nature of the services to be performed for the City by such Consultants. Such determinations shall be made in writing and shall include a description of the City Consultants' duties. A copy of such determination shall be forwarded to the City Clerk and shall be retained by the City Clerk for public inspection in the same manner and same location as the City's Conflict of Interest Code.
   F.   Public Officials Who Manage Public Investments. It has been determined that positions listed below manage public investments and will file Statement of Economic Interest pursuant to Government Code Section 87200.
      City attorney
      City council member
      City manager
      Finance director
      Planning commission member
(Res. No. 99 84-85, Res. No. 69 85-86, Res. No. 123 86-87, Res. No. 83 88-89, Res. No. 105 89-90, Res. No. 109 91-92 §§1, 2, Res. No. 49 93-94, Res. No. 2 94-95, Res. No. 102 94-95, Res. No. 81 95-96, Res. No. 65 96-97, Res. No. 150 96-97, Res. No. 61 97-98, Res. No. 67 99-00, Res. No. 77 00-01, Res. No. 73 01-02, Res. No. 52 02-03, Res. No. 02 03-04, Res. No. 54 03-04, Res. No. 39 04-05, Res. No. 41 05-06, Res. No. 34-07, Res 73- 08, Res 49-10, Res 64-12, Res 19-13, Res. No. 71-14; Res. No. 84-16; Res. No. 81-18)
2R.04.185   Non-Discrimination Policy.
   It shall be the general policy of the City of Chico to prohibit discrimination against any person in access to or provision of services in any manner on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, political activities or affiliations, military and veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status, unless exempted by state or federal law or otherwise indicated.
(Ord. 2451 §5)
2R.04.190   City manager authorized to execute and file applications, assurances,  and agreements with the Federal Transit Administration, an operating administration of the U. S. Department of Transportation, for Federal transportation assistance authorized by 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53, Title 23, United States Code, and other Federal statutes administered by the Federal Transit Administration.
   A.   The city manager, or a designee, is authorized to execute and file an application for Federal financial assistance on behalf of the city with the Federal Transit Administration (“FTA”) for Federal assistance authorized by 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53, Title 23, United States Code, or other Federal statutes authorizing a project administered by the FTA.
   B.   The city manager, or a designee, is authorized to execute and file with its applications the annual certifications and assurances and other documents the FTA requires before awarding a Federal assistance grant or cooperative agreement.
   C.   The city manager, or a designee, is authorized to execute grant and cooperative agreements with the FTA on behalf of the city.
(Res. No. 18 03-04)
2R.04.200   City manager authorized to execute emergency access agreements.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute emergency access agreements with property owners who are required to provide emergency access from a building across adjacent private property to the public right-of-way.
(Res. No. 30 85-86 §1)
2R.04.210   City manager authorized to select methods of state unemployment insurance benefit reimbursement.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to select appropriate methods of state unemployment insurance benefit reimbursement which are in the best interests of the city, and to advise the State Employment Development Department of such selection.
(Res. No. 70 85-86)
2R.04.220   City manager authorized to execute consent to common use agreement with utility companies.
   The city manager is authorized to execute “consent to common use” agreements with utility companies, in a form approved by the city attorney, to enable the city to utilize portions of easements owned by utility companies which do not conflict with the utility company’s facilities located in the easement.
(Res.  No. 144 85-86)
2R.04.230   City manager authorized to execute subdivision improvement agreements and accept public improvements in accordance with approved tentative maps.
   A.   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute subdivision improvement agreements provided for by this code or any state statute or regulation and to modify and/or extend the term of such agreements when appropriate, all subject to the terms and conditions established by the city council or planning commission in approving tentative maps.
   B.   The city manager is hereby authorized to accept public improvements installed pursuant to a subdivision improvement agreement upon certification by the building and development services director that the improvements have been completed in accordance with the approved tentative map and to release securities deposited with the city pursuant to the subdivision improvement agreement.
(Res. No. 95 86-87, Res. No. 113-07)
2R.04.240   City manager authorized to execute conditions, covenants and restrictions or other similar agreements.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute conditions, covenants and restrictions or other similar agreements where these are required as conditions of subdivision or development approval.
(Res. No. 127 86-87 §1)
2R.04.250   City clerk authorized to sign subdivision maps.
   The city clerk is hereby authorized to sign final subdivision maps upon certification by the building and development services director that all provisions of the Chico Municipal Code have been met, including all conditions required for subdivision approval.
(Res. No. 127 86-87 §2, Res. No. 113-07)
2R.04.260   City manager authorized to receive state and local summary criminal history information.
   Pursuant to Sections 11105 and 13300 of the California Penal Code, the city manager is hereby authorized to receive summary criminal history information for employment, licensing or certification purposes, which information may be used to reject an applicant for employment, licensing or certification who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony involving moral turpitude if the conviction is related to the employment, license or certification being applied for.
(Res. No. 201 86-87)
2R.04.270   City manager authorized to execute agreements for deferred loans in connection with low and moderate income housing programs.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements with the California Housing Finance Agency and with borrowers for deferred loans for the purpose of financing the construction and/or acquisition of low and moderate income housing through the city and Chico Redevelopment Agency Mortgage Subsidy Programs and the Community Housing Improvement Program self-help program when funds for such loans have been authorized by the city or the Chico Redevelopment Agency.
   As part of such authorization, the city manager, in the capacity of the executive director of the Chico Redevelopment Agency or the city manager of the city, shall be authorized to subordinate the security for an agency loan to the security of any other public or private lender participating in the financing of such housing and, in connection therewith, make all of the findings relating to such subordination now or hereafter required by Community Redevelopment Law as set forth in Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code (commencing with Section 33000).
(Res. No. 66 89-90, Res. No. 97 90-91, Res. No. 151 96-97, Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.280   City manager authorized to execute agreements with State of California Department of Motor Vehicles for Class A and B driver license training and testing.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements with the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles for the training and testing by the city of certain city employees who require Class A and Class B driver licenses to operate certain city vehicles.
(Res. No. 67 89-90)
2R.04.290   City manager authorized to execute agreements for right of entry.
   The city manager is authorized to execute agreements for right of entry where it is determined necessary by the city manager to enter upon private property in connection with the acquisition of such property, the design and construction of public improvements on such property, and/or any other purpose as the city manager deems appropriate.
(Res. No. 85 90-91)
2R.04.300   City manager authorized to execute agreement with public agencies for services provided by the city of Chico.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements for services to be provided by the city to a public agency when the agreement provides for full payment of the cost of such services by said public agency.
(Res. No. 127 90-91)
2R.04.305   City manager authorized to execute agreements with public agencies for extra-jurisdictional law enforcement services.
   The city manager is authorized to execute agreements in a standard form approved by the city attorney with public agencies for extra-jurisdictional law enforcement services. If such an agreement would have a fiscal impact on the city beyond funds budgeted, the city manager shall secure city council approval prior to execution of the agreement.
(Res. No. 68-08)
2R.04.310   City manager authorized to execute storm drainage reimbursement agreements.
   The city manager is authorized to execute storm drainage reimbursement agreements in a standard form approved by the city attorney and in accordance with the reimbursement fee schedule established by the city council.
(Res. No. 52 91-92)
2R.04.320   City manager authorized to execute petitions of annexation.
   In accordance with the provisions of Section 56711 of the California Government Code, the city manager is authorized to execute petitions of annexation of city-owned property on behalf of the city of Chico.
(Res. No. 117 91-92)
2R.04.330   City manager authorized to execute agreements for the use of private facilities.
   The city manager is authorized to execute agreements in a form approved by the city attorney for the temporary, short-term, use of private facilities for city functions, including but not limited to training, testing, and demonstrations.
(Res. No. 34 94-95)
2R.04.335   City manager authorized to approve the rental of specialized city equipment and personnel to local agencies/businesses in special circumstances.
   The city manager is authorized to approve the temporary rental of specialized city-owned equipment to local agencies/businesses in circumstances where no local private business or agency has equipment adequate to perform a service.  Only city personnel will be allowed to operate the city-owned equipment.  Agencies using city equipment shall pay a rental fee for equipment usage and hourly fees for city personnel in an amount established by city council resolution.
(Res. No. 18 02-03)
2R.04.340   City manager authorized to execute storm drainage assessment district agreements/waiver of protest to district formation proceedings.
   The city manager is authorized to execute agreements which allow installation of temporary leach field type storm drainage systems provided that the property owner agrees to waive his/her/their right of protest to assessment district proceedings initiated by the city or any other governmental entity which includes the property within the district boundaries and which are conducted for the purpose of constructing and installing public storm drainage facilities. The agreement shall provide for the connection of all of the temporary leach field storm drainage facilities installed on the property to any public storm drainage facilities which are thereafter constructed and installed within a public right-of-way or public easement adjoining the subject property whether or not such storm drainage facilities are constructed and installed as part of the storm drainage assessment district proceedings. Such agreement shall be in a standard form approved by the city attorney.
(Res. No. 150 91-92)
2R.04.360   City manager authorized to execute permit applications and permits from state and federal agencies.
   The city manager is authorized to execute permit applications and permits from state and federal agencies when required in connection with city construction projects and programs. In the event a condition of the permit application or the permit will have a fiscal impact on the city beyond the funds budgeted, the city manager shall secure city council approval prior to execution of the permit application or permit.
(Res. 78 94-95)
2R.04.380   City manager authorized to execute funding agreements with state and federal agencies.
   The city manager is authorized to execute funding agreements with state and federal agencies when required in connection with projects for which funds have been budgeted. In the event a condition of the agreement will have a fiscal impact on the city beyond the funds budgeted, the city manager shall secure city council approval prior to execution of the agreement.
(Res. No. 68 92-93)
2R.04.390   City manager authorized to execute administrative agreements in connection with banking and investment services.
   The city manager or a designee is authorized to execute administrative agreements with banking or financial institutions in connection with securing banking and investment services provided such services are consistent with the investment policies adopted by the council.
(Res. No. 130 92-93, Res. No. 02 03-04)
2R.04.400   City manager authorized to issue revocable grants of license to state agencies.
   The city manager is authorized to issue revocable grants of license to state agencies for encroachments in public ways and places in the city.
(Res. 181 92-93)
2R.04.405   City manager authorized to issue grants of license to Butte County Association of Governments
   The city manager is authorized to issue grants of license to the Butte County Association of Governments for the placement of signs, benches and bus shelters for public transit services in public ways and places in the city.
(Res. 64-08)
2R.04.410   Authorization to commence civil actions to recover damages of less than $10,000.
   The city attorney, at the request of or with the concurrence of the city manager, is authorized to file civil actions in a court of appropriate jurisdiction, in an amount not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), to recover damages sustained by the city.  In addition, the city manager is authorized to cause actions to be filed in small claims court in any amount up to the monetary jurisdiction of small claims court in order to recover damages sustained by the city.
(Res. No. 2 96-97)
2R.04.420   Authority of city manager and city attorney to commence foreclosure actions when assessment district installments become delinquent.
   If any assessment or reassessment or installment thereof, or any interest thereon, together with any penalties, costs, fees, and other charges accruing under any assessment or reassessment now or hereafter levied as part of assessment district proceedings becomes delinquent, the city manager or city attorney may cause the filing of an action in the Superior Court of the County of Butte to foreclose the lien of the delinquent assessment pursuant to any authority provided by the statute or ordinance under which the assessment district was established.
(Res. No. 90 96-97)
2R.04.430   City manager authorized to provide notice of proposed adoption of resolution of necessity and hearing.
   The city manager is hereby authorized to give notice on behalf of the city council of the proposed adoption of resolutions of necessity to acquire property by eminent domain.  Such notices shall be in the form, and served in the manner, specified in the Eminent Domain Law set forth at California Code of Civil Procedure section 1230.010 et seq.
(Res. No. 72 01-02)
2R.04.440   Authorized agents for obtaining federal and state financial assistance for disaster relief.
   The city manager, assistant city manager, and finance director are authorized to execute applications, documents, assurances, and agreements from state and federal agencies when required in connection with requests for financial assistance for disaster relief.
(Res. No. 40 02-03, Res. No. 23-08)
2R.04.450   City manager authorized to execute agreements to obtain grants of temporary construction easements.
   The city manager is authorized to execute agreements to obtain grants of temporary construction easements and any other documents necessary to compensate property owners when it is necessary to enter upon private property to conform such property to newly constructed public improvements.  The city manager shall be authorized to execute agreements in which the appraised value of the easement and compensation is $5,000 or less.
(Res. No. 17 03-04)
2R.04.460   City manager authorized to execute sewer service agreements with school districts and other public agencies.
   The city manager is authorized to execute sewer service agreements with school districts and other public agencies negotiated pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 15.36 of this code in a form approved by the city attorney.
(Res. No. 76-06)
2R.04.470   City attorney authorized to execute agreements for legal and other professional services.
   The city attorney is authorized to execute agreements to retain legal and other professional services in connection with legal matters for which budgeted funds are available to pay for such services.  If such an agreement would have a fiscal impact on the city beyond funds budgeted, the city attorney shall secure city council approval prior to execution of the agreement.
(Res. No 115-07)
2R.04.480   City manager authorized to execute tow service agreements.
   The city manager is authorized to execute tow service agreements in a form approved by the city attorney related to tow service programs administered by the police department and the community development department.
(Res. No. 05-08, Res 19-13)
2R.04.490   City manager authorized to execute employment agreements with department heads.
   The city manager is authorized to execute employment agreements for department head positions.  Each such agreement shall set forth the responsibilities of the department head position and the pay and benefits to be received by the employee hired to fill that position.
(Res. No. 58-10)