§ 36-76  Civil and Administrative Remedies.
   (A)   Against employees.
      (1)   Existing remedies not impaired.  Civil and administrative remedies against employees which are in existence on the effective date of this chapter shall not be impaired.
      (2)   Supplemental remedies.  In addition to existing remedies for breach of ethical standards of this chapter, the City Administrator may impose any one or more of the following, not necessarily in the order as listed, subject to the procedures set forth in the city personnel rules:
         (a)   Oral or written warnings or reprimands;
         (b)   Suspension with or without pay for specified periods of time; and
         (c)   Termination of employment.
      (3)   Recovery from employee.  The value of anything received by an employee in breach of the ethical standards of this chapter or regulations promulgated thereunder shall be recoverable by the city.
      (4)   Due process.  All procedures under this chapter shall be in accordance with due process requirements and existing state law.
   (B)   Against nonemployees.
      (1)   Existing remedies not impaired.  Civil and administrative remedies against nonemployees which are in existence on the effective date of this chapter shall not be impaired.
      (2)   Supplemental remedies.  In addition to existing remedies for breach of the ethical standards of this chapter, the City Administrator may impose any one or more of the following:
         (a)   Oral or written warnings or reprimands;
         (b)   Termination of a transaction; and
         (c)   Suspension or debarment.
      (3)   Recovery from nonemployee.  The value of anything transferred in breach of the ethical standards of this chapter or regulations promulgated thereunder by a nonemployee shall be recoverable by the city.
      (4)   Right of city to suspend or debar.
         (a)   Suspension of a contractor may be imposed during an investigation of charges of a serious and compelling nature based on probable cause indicating the existence of a breach of ethical standards under this chapter or other irregularities of a serious and compelling nature which would affect the integrity of the contractor.
         (b)   Debarment of a contractor may be imposed by reason of a finding of any breach of ethical standards under this chapter or for a finding of other irregularities of a serious and compelling nature affecting the integrity of the contractor.
      (5)   Due process.  All procedures under this section shall be in accordance with due process requirements.
('80 Code, §§ 12-87 and 12-88)  (Ord. 2018, passed 6-17-81)