Section 10.02.   Merit System.
   Consistent with all applicable Federal and State laws, the City Council shall provide for the establishment, regulation and maintenance of a merit system governing personnel policies necessary to effect administration of the employees of the City’s departments, offices and agencies, including, but not limited to, classification and pay plans, examinations, force reduction, removals, working conditions, provisional and exempt appointments, in-service training, grievances and relationships with employee organizations.