CHAPTER 39:  PERSONNEL REGULATIONS AND BENEFITS; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS
Section
General Provisions
   39.001   Definitions
   39.002   Salary grades
   39.003   Bonds for officers, employees
   39.004   Employees’ workers’ compensation fund
   39.005   Workers’ compensation coverage for city council members
   39.006   Irrevocable 115 Trust established
Human Resources Department
   39.020   Created
   39.021   Functions
   39.022   Director of Human Resources
Civil Service; Generally
   39.035   Scope
   39.036   Application to appointive officers
   39.037   Acts prohibited
   39.038   Political activity
   39.039   Political interference
   39.040   Unlawful payments
   39.041   Unlawful influence
   39.042   Discrimination
   39.043   Examinations generally
   39.044   Application required
   39.045   False statements in application
   39.046   Examiners
   39.047   Preference for former military personnel
   39.048   Medical examinations; and/or alcohol and drug screening
   39.049   Disqualifications
   39.050   Names certified; new hires
   39.051   Names certified; promotion/transfer
   39.052   Temporary assignments and appointments
   39.053   Promotions generally
   39.054   Promotional examination
   39.055   Eligibility for promotion
   39.056   Probation period
   39.057   Demotion allowed
   39.058   Demotion, discharge, suspension; generally
   39.059   Demotion, discharge, suspension; causes
   39.060   Demotion, discharge, suspension; notice
   39.061   Demotion, discharge, suspension; appeal allowed
   39.062   Demotion, discharge, suspension; hearing
   39.063   Demotion, discharge, suspension; determination by board
   39.064   Reinstatement
   39.065   Matters to be reported
   39.066   Staff reduction
   39.067   Benefits for laid off employees
   39.068   Reemployment of separated employee
   39.069   Application for uniformed police and fire positions
   39.070   Mandatory retirement for uniformed police and fire positions
Civil Service Board
   39.080   Created; composition
   39.081   Qualifications
   39.082   Appointment
   39.083   Terms
   39.084   Compensation
   39.085   Temporary member
   39.086   Chairperson
   39.087   Quorum
   39.088   Affirmative vote for action
   39.089   Rules to be adopted
   39.090   Scope of rules
   39.091   Annual report
   39.092   Court review of action
Appointive Officers
   39.105   Job descriptions
   39.106   Method and term of appointment
   39.107   Qualification
   39.108   Commissions and certificates of appointment
   39.109   Notice of adoption
Classification and Pay Plan
   39.120   Application of plan; employees covered
   39.121   Operation of plan; step advancement
   39.122   Promotion/transfer; salary changes
   39.123   Reassignment; salary changes
   39.124   Starting above minimum step
   39.125   Acting pay
   39.126   Pay upon re-employment of a separated employee
   39.127   Exempt/nonexempt classification
   39.128   Hours of work
   39.129   Exempt and nonexempt employees; overtime and compensatory time
   39.130   Right to set hours and pay
   39.131   Temporary employees
   39.132   Standby pay and emergency call-in pay
   39.133   Regular part-time employees
   39.134   Pay of temporary employees
   39.135   Certification of payrolls
   39.136   Incentive plan
Leave Program; Generally
   39.155   Absence without leave
   39.156   Holidays enumerated
   39.157   Employees eligible for holiday leave
   39.158   Jury duty and witness fees
   39.159   Military service leave
   39.160   Seniority rights for military service leave
   39.161   Probationer entitled to leave for military service or for United States government work
   39.162   Leave of absence
   39.163   Leave in national emergency
   39.164   Personal leave days
   39.165   Family/medical leave
   39.166   Legislative leave
   39.167   Health/life/dental
   39.168   Deferred compensation program
   39.169   Uniform/miscellaneous allowance
Vacation Leave
   39.180   Eligibility and accumulation; full-time non-collective bargaining unit employees
   39.181   Eligibility and accumulation; other employees
   39.182   Use
   39.183   Maximum balance and payment
Sick Leave
   39.195   Nature of leave
   39.196   Accumulation and annual payout; generally
   39.197   Accumulation and annual payout; midmanagement fire shift department employees
   39.198   Accrual by regular part-time employees
   39.199   Temporary employees
   39.200   Reporting off duty
   39.201   Medical certification
   39.202   Use for funerals
   39.203   Use on vacation
   39.204   Other uses
   39.205   Payout at retirement or resignation in good standing
   39.206   Duty-incurred injury
   39.207   Mayor may grant additional sick leave
Employee’s Retirement System; Generally
   39.220   Definitions
   39.221   Officers of retirement system
   39.222   Composition of membership
   39.223   Termination of membership
   39.224   Credited service
   39.225   Military service credit
   39.226   Member’s service accounts
   39.227   Voluntary retirement
   39.228   Early retirement; reduction of benefit
   39.229   Mandatory retirement, police officer members
   39.230   Retirement allowance; general member
   39.231   Retirement allowance; police officer member
   39.232   Terminal payment
   39.233   Minimum retirement allowance
   39.234   Mobility in city employment
   39.235   Deferred retirement allowance
   39.236   Retirement allowance options
   39.237   Duty incurred disability
   39.238   Duty disability allowance; retirement after voluntary retirement age
   39.239   Duty disability allowance; retirement before voluntary retirement age
   39.240   Non-duty-incurred disability
   39.241   Non-duty-disability retirement allowance
   39.242   Adjustment of disability allowance
   39.243   Reexamination of disability retirants
   39.244   Workers’ compensation offset
   39.245   Service-connected death benefits
   39.246   Natural death pensions
   39.247   Refund of accumulated contributions
   39.248   Accumulated contribution accounts
   39.249   Retirement system payments
   39.250   Retirement system contributions
   39.251   Establishment of general division, police division
   39.252   Limit of city’s contributions
   39.253   Pensions allowed prior to 1951
   39.254   Administrative expenses
   39.255   Investment of assets
   39.256   Method of making payments
   39.257   Retirement system fund; allowance of regular interest
   39.258   Group insurance deduction
   39.258.1   Stipend
   39.259   Assignments prohibited
   39.260   Correction of errors
   39.261   Redetermination of retirement allowances
   39.262   Application of other ordinances
   39.263   Adoption of department of community development employee’s pension plan and trust for employees thereof
   39.264   Changes in employee contribution levels
   39.265   Change or modification of benefits; actuarial statement
   39.266   City to maintain records; information to be furnished to administrator
   39.267   Remarriage of surviving spouse
   39.268   Termination of plan
Employee’s Retirement System; Board of Trustees
   39.280   Administration of retirement system
   39.281   Composition
   39.282   Election of trustees
   39.283   Terms of office
   39.284   Oath of office
   39.285   Filling of vacancies
   39.286   Compensation
   39.287   Meetings
   39.288   Rules of procedure
   39.289   Manner of action
   39.290   Records of proceedings
   39.291   Record of members
   39.292   Annual report
   39.293   Adoption of experience tables
   39.294   Responsibility of fiduciary
Firefighters’ Pension Fund; Generally
   39.305   Definitions
   39.306   Officers of pension fund
   39.307   Composition of membership
   39.308   Termination of membership
   39.309   Credited service
   39.310   Military service credit
   39.311   Members’ service accounts
   39.312   Voluntary retirement
   39.313   Early retirement; reduction of benefit
   39.314   Normal retirement
   39.315   Superannuation pension generally and benefit limits
   39.316   Deferred superannuation retirement pension
   39.317   Retirement pension options
   39.318   Disability incurred
   39.319   Disability pensions
   39.320   Conditions affecting disability retirants
   39.321   Workers’ compensation offset
   39.322   Death in line of duty
   39.323   Natural death benefits
   39.324   Refund of accumulated contributions
   39.325   Accumulated contribution accounts
   39.326   Pension fund contributions
   39.327   Pension fund payments
   39.328   Crediting of state contributions, gifts and the like
   39.329   Prorate of pensions
   39.330   Pensions previously allowed
   39.331   Administrative expenses
   39.332   Investment of funds
   39.333   Method of making payments
   39.334   Allowance of regular interest
   39.335   Assignments prohibited
   39.336   Errors
   39.337   Redetermination of pensions
   39.338   Change in employee contribution levels
   39.339   Limits of contributions
   39.340   Changes or modifications of benefits; actuarial statement
   39.341   Records; information furnished to administrator
   39.342   Group insurance deduction
   39.343   Remarriage of surviving spouse
   39.344   Termination of plan
   39.345   Stipend
Firefighters’ Pension Fund; Retirement Board
   39.355   Administration
   39.356   Composition, terms
   39.357   Oath of office
   39.358   Filling of vacancies
   39.359   Compensation
   39.360   Meetings
   39.361   Rules of procedure
   39.362   Manner of action
   39.363   Record of proceedings
   39.364   Administrative records
   39.365   Annual reports
   39.366   Mortality and other tables
   39.367   Responsibilities of fiduciary
Cross-reference:
   City council, see ch. 30
   Fire protection and prevention, see ch. 91
Statutory reference:
   City retirement systems and pensions, see SDCL ch. 9-16
   Civil service regulations authorized, see SDCL 9-14-14, 9-14-15
   Municipal officers and employees, see SDCL ch. 9-14
   Salaries and compensation of municipal officers, see SDCL 9-14-28
   State retirement system, see SDCL ch. 3-12
   Veterans’ preference in employment, see SDCL 3-3-1 et seq.