All appointments and promotions of city officials and employees, except those specifically exempted by ordinance, shall be made solely on the basis of merit and qualifications demonstrated by examination or other evidence of competence and to this end, the council shall, by ordinances, establish personnel policies. The city manager shall establish personnel procedures and rules consistent with these policies.
(Ord. 92-28, passed 9-17-92)  (Adopted by electorate 11-3-92)