244.01  MUNICIPAL ENGINEER.
   (a)   Duties.  The Municipal Engineer shall furnish the following services to the City:
      (1)   He or she shall attend Council Committee of the Whole meetings and Planning Commission meetings when requested to do so by the Director of Public Service, the President of Council or a representative Council committee chairperson.
      (2)   He or she shall attend meetings of Council or of committees of Council when requested to do so by the Director of Public Service, the President of Council or a representative Council committee chairperson.
      (3)   His or her services shall be available to any department, division or committee of Council and to any official acting in his or her official capacity in connection with the business of the City, and he or she shall act as technical advisor to the Director of Public Service relative to roads, sewers and water and any other area where technical knowledge is required.  A request shall be made through the Director of Public Service, the President of Council or a representative Council committee chairperson.
      (4)   He or she shall perform such other services, not incompatible with the nature of his or her office, as Council may authorize by resolution or ordinance.
(Ord. 66-1974.  Passed 8-26-74.)
   (b)   Compensation.  The following schedule of rates is hereby established in payment of the duties set forth in Section 244.01:
      (1)   The Municipal Engineer shall be compensated as determined from time to time by Council, based upon actual time spent in the performance of his or her duties as outlined in subsection (a) hereof.
(Ord. 27-1984.  Passed 4-9-84.)
      (2)   Technical personnel assisting, by necessity, in the performance of the Engineer's duties, shall be identified and paid for by the City according to a multiplier of two times their hourly rate.  Such personnel may be, but are not limited to, those assisting in engineering design, evaluation studies, drafting, surveying, field inspection and other similar duties.
(Ord. 66-1974.  Passed 8-26-74.)
      (3)   The following expenses of a nonsalary nature are compensable to the Engineer upon his or her billing of the same, at cost:
         A.   Mileage expense at the rate of thirty-two cents (32¢) per mile, except that mileage to and from routine evening meetings shall not be charged;
         B.   Reproduction expenses, such as blueprinting, photocopying, copying, etc., at actual cost to the Engineer; and
         C.   Postage, other than general correspondence, at actual cost.
(Adopting Ordinance)
      (4)   Miscellaneous extraordinary expenses shall be charged at actual cost and shall only be payable when incurred with the prior approval of the Director of Public Service.
      (5)   All billings of completed work shall be billed to the City not more than five days after the first day of the month following the date of the work performed and shall be submitted on a form satisfactory to the Director of Finance.
      (6)   Reasonably accurate estimates of time may be required at any time by the Administrative Officer before he or she shall order the Engineer to perform any of his or her functions.  The Engineer shall attend only those meetings of Council, the Planning Commission, committees of Council, etc., as the Director of Public Service, the President of Council or a representative Council committee chairperson directs him or her to attend.
(Ord. 66-1974.  Passed 8-26-74.)
   (c)   Conflicts of Interests; Political Activity.  The Municipal Engineer shall not act as an engineer on any projects in the City which will involve him or her in conflicts with the City.  The Engineer shall not take part in any political activity while engineering for the City.  A violation of this provision shall be cause for immediate dismissal, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (e) hereof.
   (d)   Return of Drawings, etc., to City.  All drawings, specifications and records maintained by the Municipal Engineer for and on behalf of the City shall be returned to the City at such time as requested by Council or upon the conclusion of his or her term of office or employment.
   (e)   Termination of Employment.  The employment of the Municipal Engineer by the City may be terminated by either party upon thirty days written notice to the other, provided that such termination shall not affect the duty of the Engineer to render services, not the obligation of the City to pay for services rendered, before the effective date of such termination.
(Ord. 40-1969.  Passed 2-24-69.)