(A)   Each city official eligible for participation in the City Officials Training Program shall receive training incentive payments of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for completion of each training unit during his or her continuous service as a city official within the city. The city official shall only receive training incentive payments for a maximum of four (4) training units. The city official shall not be awarded more than one (1) training unit per calendar year.
   (B)   The city official may continue to receive training incentive payments for four (4) training units in each calendar year following the fourth year, provided that the officer continues to earn a training unit each subsequent calendar year.
   (C)   The failure of a city official to obtain a training unit during any calendar year shall disqualify the officer from receiving any training incentive payments for the calendar year and the city official shall lose any previously accumulated training units earned during previous calendar years.
   (D)   Any city official earning excess hours during a calendar year shall be permitted to carry forward a maximum often (10) hours to apply to the earning of a training unit in the following calendar year.
   (E)   Training incentive payments shall be made to a city official presenting proof of completion of a training unit for a calendar year within sixty (60) days of the conclusion of the calendar year.
(Ord. 0-2011-015, passed 5-23-11)