(a)   The officer or employee of the City of Ravenna should be entitled to a leave of absence for a period of not more than thirty-one calendar days a year for service with the Ohio National Guard, Ohio Defense Corps, Ohio Naval Militia or any other reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States, and during such leave of absence the officer or employee of the City shall be entitled to payment by the City for only that difference between what he or she earns from the military pay and what the officer or employee would have received while employed for that period of time with the City of Ravenna.
   (b)   The purpose of this policy is to allow the City to credit the military pay earned by that individual toward the pay which that individual would have earned during the leave of absence from the City of Ravenna. It further being understood that the City is only obligated to pay the difference between the military pay and that which would have been paid by the City of Ravenna to that individual.
(Ord. 2000-163. Passed 12-4-00; Ord. 2005-031. Passed 4-4-05; Ord. 2006-034.  Passed 3-6-06; Ord. 2006-213.  Passed 12-29-06; Ord. 2020-034.  Passed 3-23-20.)