§ 260.26  SPECIAL TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT.
   The City Manager is hereby authorized to employ such skilled, technical or professional labor as may be necessary for specific projects of a temporary duration at prevailing rates of pay for similar services without regard to any limitations or restrictions imposed by this Chapter.  In cases of emergency affecting public safety and welfare, the City Manager or the head of any department may employ persons needed to overcome such emergencies at a rate of pay fixed without regard to any limitations or restrictions imposed by this Chapter.
(1964 Code §135.09)