(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 168313, 169321 and 173369, effective May 12,
1999.) Emergency checks are hereby authorized to be issued under special
circumstances. Such emergency checks shall be for the following specified
A. In payment of salaries or wages of employees when discharged
or laid off;
B. In payment of earned salaries or wages of employees compelled
to leave the City by reason of death of a relative or other extraordinary
C. In payment of loans or for the purchase of bonds by the City
Treasurer where interest charges can be stopped or saved to the City, or for the
purchase of postage;
D. In payment of commissions or assessments on property sold for
the benefit of the Assessment Collection Fund;
E. In payment of any obligation where interest penalty charges
or discounts on current expenses can be saved to the City.
Emergency checks may be authorized by the Bureau Manager or designee for any
of the aforementioned purposes and no other authorization is needed.