137.07  UNIFORM ALLOWANCE.
   (a)   In addition to the furnishing of the personal equipment in Section 137.06, effective February 1, 1978, the Director of Finance is authorized and directed to pay from the General Fund, Account 0192331 - Uniform, the sum of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) semi-annually, and effective January 1, 1979, the Director of Finance is authorized and directed to pay from such fund the sum of one hundred seventy-five dollars ($175.00) semi-annually, to every active member of the Division of Fire as a uniform allowance. Such sums shall be payable semi-annually on March 31 and September 30 of each year. To each new active member of the Division of Fire, a lump sum uniform allowance of three hundred dollars ($300.00) (three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00) after January 1, 1979) shall be given upon the successful completion of the departmental probationary period and basic schooling, but this lump sum payment shall be considered an advance of the first two uniform allowance payments.
   (b)   Should any member leave the Division before the amount of uniform allowance so advanced is due him, then he shall immediately return the unearned allowance to the Department of Finance. A new member of the Division who commences his employment on a date which falls between determination dates as set forth herein shall receive a portion of uniform allowance prorated daily from date of employment. A member of the Division terminating his employment on a date which falls between determination dates as set forth herein shall receive that portion of uniform allowance to which he is entitled prorated to the date of his termination.
(Ord. 32-78.  Passed 4-3-78.)