Where information furnished by an individual to the Police and/or Public Works Department has resulted in a fine for unlawful dumping, the City Council may authorize and direct the Finance Director to pay the individual a reward in the amount of 50% of any fine collected from the offender. The Chief of Police, the Director of Public Works and the Chief Legal Officer or their respective designee shall constitute a committee to investigate all claims for such rewards and shall make recommendations for payment or nonpayment of the rewards to the City Council. It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or willfully to give false information to the police or Department of Public Works relative to illegal dumping. No employee of the City Council, the Police, Public Works or Law Departments shall be entitled to any rewards under this section.
(Ord. 2884, passed 8-8-1983; Ord. 2997, passed 6-23-1986; Ord. 3236, passed 6-28-1993)