In addition to any and all other discipline that may be applicable pursuant to municipal policies, employment agreements, procedures, employee handbooks, and/or collective bargaining agreement, any person who violates this chapter or the prohibition on sexual harassment contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-65 may be subject to a fine of up to $5,000 per offense, applicable discipline, or discharge by the municipality and any applicable fines and penalties established pursuant to local ordinance, state law, or federal law. Each violation may constitute a separate offense. Any discipline imposed by the municipality shall be separate and distinct from any penalty imposed by an ethics commission and any fines or penalties imposed by a court of law or a state or federal agency.
(Ord. 18-O-1, passed 1-2-2018)