144.12  ABOLISHMENT OF POSITIONS.
   (a)   When a position above the class of Patrol Officer in the Division of Police and above the class of Firefighter in the Division of Fire is abolished, the officer with the least time of service in that class shall be reduced to the next lower class and the officer with the least time of service in the next lower class shall be reduced and so on until the officer with the least time of service has been reached, who shall be laid off.
   (b)   Whenever the incumbent in a classified position is dismissed due to the abolishing of such position, he or she may be placed by the Commission on an eligible list.  In the event of the re-establishment of such position, said person shall be certified from the eligible list in the manner here and before provided.  Applicants must furnish military service to qualify under this section, including certified military records.
   (c)   Subsections (a) and (b) hereof are specifically intended to supersede State Code provisions on the abolishment of a civil service position.
(Ord. 89-06.  Passed 5-7-07.)