§ 2-215.01. Holidays observed.  

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  • (a) The city recognizes the ten (10) holidays as enumerated below. The days such holidays shall be celebrated may be changed by the city manager for operational reasons. Notice of a change will be given as far in advance as practical.

    Holiday Normal Day Celebrated
    (1) New Year's Day January 1
    (2) Martin Luther King Day 3rd Monday in January
    (3) Memorial Day Last Monday in May
    (4) Fourth of July July 4
    (5) Labor Day 1st Monday in September
    (6) Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November
    (7) Day after Thanksgiving 4th Friday in November
    (8) Christmas Day December 25
    (9), (10) Optional holidays


    (b) When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be observed as the official holiday. When a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed as the official holiday.

    (c) The city manager may determine that any department or operation will be open for business on a holiday.

    (d) The actual calendar date of the holiday will be the designated paid holiday for all employees who work scheduled shifts. Because departments work various shifts, it has been left to the discretion of the department head to designate a single twenty-four (24) hour period which will comprise the holiday for employees on scheduled shifts (12:01 [p.m.] to midnight; 6:01 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.; 7:01 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.; etc.).

(Ord. No. 2001-08, § 1, 6-19-01)