2019-06. 2019-06

 

ORDINANCE 2019-06

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION, LAKE WALES CODE OF ORDINANCES; AMENDING THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS POLICIES TO INCLUDE SOCIAL MEDIA USE; AMENDING DEFINITIONS; CREATING GUIDELINES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT ENACTED by the City Commission of the City of Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida.

 

SECTION 1.  Chapter 2, Administration, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

ARTICLE III PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION.

 

DIVISION 2. PAY AND CLASSIFICATION.

 

Sec. 2-2446. Overtime.

Sec. 2-2457. Premium pay.

 

Sec. 2-244 Social Media

 

(a)   The City of Lake Wales permits departments to utilize social media sites and social networking sites (collectively “social media sites”) to further enhance communications with its residents and various stakeholders in support of the City’s goals and objectives. City officials and City departments have the ability to publish articles, facilitate discussions and communicate information through such media to conduct official City business. Social media sites facilitate further discussion of City government business, operations and services by providing members of the public the opportunity to participate in many ways using the Internet. This policy sets forth general guidelines that must be adhered to with respect to utilization of social media sites for official City purposes. Questions regarding this Policy should be directed to the Human Resources Director. These guidelines may be supplemented by more specific administrative procedures and rules as may be issued. Furthermore, this Policy may be amended from time to time, and is meant to be read in conjunction with all other applicable policies and procedures of the City of Lake Wales.

 

Sec. 2-245 Definitions

 

(a) Social media sites and social networking sites refer to websites that facilitate user participation, networking, and collaboration through the submission of user generated content. Social media in general includes tools such as: blogs, wikis, microblogging sites, such as Twitter; social networking sites, such as Facebook and LinkedIn; and video sharing sites, such as YouTube.

 

(b) A social media identity is a specific user identity or account that has been registered on a third party social media site.

 

(c) A moderator is an authorized City of Lake Wales official or employee, who reviews, authorizes and allows content submitted by the City officials, employees and public commentators to be posted to a City of Lake Wales social media site or sites.

 

SECTION 2. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

 

 

SECTION 3. If any clause, section or provision of this ordinance shall be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason or cause, the remaining portion of said ordinance shall be in full force and effect and be valid as if such invalid portion thereof had not been incorporated herein.

 

 

SECTION 4.This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage by the City Commission.

 

CERTIFIED AS TO PASSAGE, this ____________ day of ___________, 2019.

 

CITY OF LAKE WALES, FLORIDA

 

_____________________________

Mayor/Commission

 

ATTEST:

 

_________________________________

City Clerk


.

  •  

    ORDINANCE 2019-06

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION, LAKE WALES CODE OF ORDINANCES; AMENDING THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS POLICIES TO INCLUDE SOCIAL MEDIA USE; AMENDING DEFINITIONS; CREATING GUIDELINES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

     

    BE IT ENACTED by the City Commission of the City of Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida.

     

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 2, Administration, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows:

     

    ARTICLE III PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION.

     

    DIVISION 2. PAY AND CLASSIFICATION.

     

    Sec. 2-2446. Overtime.

    Sec. 2-2457. Premium pay.

     

    Sec. 2-244 Social Media

     

    (a)   The City of Lake Wales permits departments to utilize social media sites and social networking sites (collectively “social media sites”) to further enhance communications with its residents and various stakeholders in support of the City’s goals and objectives. City officials and City departments have the ability to publish articles, facilitate discussions and communicate information through such media to conduct official City business. Social media sites facilitate further discussion of City government business, operations and services by providing members of the public the opportunity to participate in many ways using the Internet. This policy sets forth general guidelines that must be adhered to with respect to utilization of social media sites for official City purposes. Questions regarding this Policy should be directed to the Human Resources Director. These guidelines may be supplemented by more specific administrative procedures and rules as may be issued. Furthermore, this Policy may be amended from time to time, and is meant to be read in conjunction with all other applicable policies and procedures of the City of Lake Wales.

     

    Sec. 2-245 Definitions

     

    (a) Social media sites and social networking sites refer to websites that facilitate user participation, networking, and collaboration through the submission of user generated content. Social media in general includes tools such as: blogs, wikis, microblogging sites, such as Twitter; social networking sites, such as Facebook and LinkedIn; and video sharing sites, such as YouTube.

     

    (b) A social media identity is a specific user identity or account that has been registered on a third party social media site.

     

    (c) A moderator is an authorized City of Lake Wales official or employee, who reviews, authorizes and allows content submitted by the City officials, employees and public commentators to be posted to a City of Lake Wales social media site or sites.

     

    SECTION 2. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

     

     

    SECTION 3. If any clause, section or provision of this ordinance shall be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason or cause, the remaining portion of said ordinance shall be in full force and effect and be valid as if such invalid portion thereof had not been incorporated herein.

     

     

    SECTION 4.This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage by the City Commission.

     

    CERTIFIED AS TO PASSAGE, this ____________ day of ___________, 2019.

     

    CITY OF LAKE WALES, FLORIDA

     

    _____________________________

    Mayor/Commission

     

    ATTEST:

     

    _________________________________

    City Clerk


    .

Document Information

Adopted Date
02/27/2019