258.08  VACATION LEAVE.
   (a)   Each full-time non-bargaining City employee shall have earned and be due vacation as follows: eighty hours of vacation after one year of completed service, accrued at the rate of six hours and forty minutes for each month on the payroll; 120 hours of vacation after five years of completed service, accrued at the rate of ten hours for each month on the payroll; 160 hours of vacation after ten years of completed service, accrued at the rate of thirteen hours and twenty minutes for each month on the payroll; 200 hours of vacation after fifteen years of completed service, accrued at the rate of sixteen hours and forty minutes for each month on the payroll; and 240 hours of vacation after twenty years of completed service, accrued at the rate of twenty hours for each month on the payroll. Vacation leave for classified part-time employees shall be prorated.
   (b)   Employees shall forfeit their right to take and be paid for any vacation to their credit, which is in excess of the accrual for one year, plus the current year's accrual. Such excess leave shall be eliminated from the employee's leave balance. Upon separation from City service, an employee shall be entitled to compensation at his or her current rate of pay for all lawfully accrued and unused vacation leave to his or her credit at the time of separation, up to one year.
   (c)   The City recognizes vacation leave credit earned by an employee from prior or current service with the State of Ohio or any other political subdivision of the State of Ohio; however, the City does not recognize vacation leave credit earned by an employee from prior or current service with any other State or political subdivision or the Federal government. Employees transferring time from another political subdivision may take vacation after six months.
(Ord. 6-1997.  Passed 2-10-97; Ord. 69-2000.  Passed 8-28-00; Ord. 89-2001.  Passed 1-14-02; Ord. 98-2005. Passed 1-23-06; Ord. 10-2018.  Passed 3-12-18.)