(a)   A lump sum payment may be made in addition to the midmanagement employee’s normal salary for a fiscal calendar year in order to recognize the extraordinary demands of the business and/or completion of a key project that requires extraordinary effort.
   (b)   The incentive payment is determined at the sole discretion of the mayor and not pursuant to any prior contract agreement or promise causing the employee to expect the payment regularly.
   (c)   The midmanagement employee shall have no contract right expressed or implied to any amount. In no case shall the incentive payment exceed 5% of the midmanagement employee’s annual salary as of January 1 of a calendar year.
   (d)   Any recommendation for incentive pay shall be prepared by the department head, reviewed by the director and approved by the mayor. The recommendation shall contain statements and facts supporting the extraordinary demands and/or key project requiring extraordinary effort.
(1992 Code, § 30-112)  (Ord. 37-95, passed 3-6-1995)