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(A) The Board may amend these rules as it deems necessary to foster generally accepted merit principles or concepts of sound personnel management.
(B) Amendments shall be proposed by a first reading. At a subsequent meeting, the Board shall hear a second reading and vote on adoption of the proposed amendment. Announcement of the second reading shall be made in writing to the Mayor, Metro Council members, Metro Council Clerk, the department directors of Planning and Environmental Management, Public Protection, Health, and the division directors of the Air Pollution Control District, and the Planning Commission. The written announcement shall be posted by the directors at the Department of Health, Air Pollution Control District, Planning Commission, and shall be posted at Human Resources.
(C) At least three days shall elapse between proposal/first reading and second reading/adoption.
(D) Approved amendments of these rules shall be announced in the same manner as provided for in subsection (B).
(E) Amendments of any material identified as an appendix of these rules may be made by simple resolution of the Board, without prior reading or notice. Amendments of appendix material shall be posted in the same manner as amendments of the rules.
(F) Changes in grammar, spelling, punctuation, numbering and other such changes which do not alter the substantive meaning of the rules may be made by the Director of Human Resources, or designee. Notice of such changes shall be reported to the Board at its next regular meeting and announcement of the changes shall be distributed as provided in subsection (B).
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 34.007) (Jeff. Ord. 8-1986, adopted and effective 6-24-1986; Merit Board rules revised 5-14-1992; Jeff. Am. Ord. 21-1995, adopted and effective 7-26-1995; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 245-2007, approved 11-12-2007)