(a)   The City Manager is hereby authorized to employ persons who have retired under the State of Ohio retirement system (hereafter referred to as "retirees") according to the provisions of this section.
   (b)   The City Manager may not employ retirees on a full-time basis except when the proposed employment has been approved by the Council of the Village of Greenfield prior to such employment. If the City Manager desires to employ a retiree on a full-time basis under this Section, such person or persons must meet the following requirements:
      (1)   Provide public notice at least sixty (60) days before the employment is to begin, that the retiree is seeking to draw a pension, and work for the Village of Greenfield.
      (2)   Hold a public meeting fifteen (15) to thirty (30) days before the employment is to begin to raise for discussion the issues of the person being hired in the position.
   Persons hired under this Section shall be considered new hires, and no prior service with the Village of Greenfield or State of Ohio or any other political subdivision shall be considered for the calculation of benefits or for seniority purposes, unless specifically allowed under state or federal statute. Persons hired under this Section are permitted to be covered under the Village health insurance, so long as insurance is provided to Employees in other comparable positions.
   (c)   The City Manager may employ retirees on a part-time basis without the prior approval of the Council of the Village of Greenfield, so long as such part-time Employee normally works thirty-two (32) hours or less, and so long as the part-time Employee only receives allowable statutory benefits (such as statutory sick leave, allowable pension benefits, etc.). Such part-time Employees shall not be eligible for other benefits provided by the Village of Greenfield (such as holiday pay, personal leave, vacation, etc.), and such part-time Employees shall not be eligible for health insurance under the Village's plan unless expressly mandated by the plan itself, or state and/or federal law.
   (d)   The provisions of this chapter are not applicable to elected officials or to recipients of disability benefits and the treatment of those officials or Employees will be in accordance with state law.
(Ord. 23-17. Passed 11-15-17.)