179.06   TRAVEL ALLOWANCES.
   (a)   The payment or reimbursement of expenses incurred by any official, employee or member of any department, board or commission of the Municipality, for travel or expenses incidental thereto incurred in the furtherance of the interests of the Municipality, is hereby authorized.
   (b)   Such payment or reimbursement shall be as follows:
      (1)   Business miles will be computed and paid each month at the applicable IRS Mileage Rate in effect at that time. Mileage figures must be submitted to the Finance Department before payment can be made.
      (2)   Officials or employees who use their own vehicles on a regular basis, upon the approval of their respective department heads, shall be compensated at the rate of up to fifty dollars ($50.00) per month. Mileage figures must be submitted to the Finance Department before payment can be made.
      (3)   City officials, employees or members of any department, board or commission, shall be permitted reimbursement for meal costs of not more than forty dollars ($40.00) per day for each full day while traveling in furtherance of the interests of the City.  Verified receipts for all meal costs must be submitted to the Finance Director.
      (4)   Payment or reimbursement for all other related expenses, including other forms of transportation and housing accommodations, must be verified by submission of receipts to the Finance Director.
(Ord. 1997-18.  Passed 5-27-97; Ord. 2012-43.  Passed 10-9-12; Ord. 2013-5.  Passed 2-25-13.)