In addition to leave authorized heretofore, the appointing authority may authorize an employee to be absent without pay for personal reasons for a period or periods not to exceed eighty hours in any calendar year. The appointing authority may authorize a special leave of absence without pay or any other employee benefits received or accumulated during such period or periods not to exceed three months in any one calendar year for the following purposes: attendance at a college, university or business school, or urgent personal business requiring the employee's attention for an extended period, such as settling an estate, or liquidating a business.
(Ord. 88-1976.  Passed 12-13-76; Ord. 98-2005.  Passed 1-23-06; Ord. 10-2018.  Passed 3-12-18.)