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Chapter 5.16 Emergency Checks

5.16.010 Issued When.

(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 purposes:

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 circumstances;

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.


5.16.020 Extraordinary Circumstances Requiring Emergency Checks.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 136544, 169321 and 173369, effective May 12, 1999.)  Should an extraordinary condition arise not otherwise provided for by this Chapter, the Commissioner-In-Charge of the department requesting the issuance of an emergency check, or any person in such department so authorized by the Commissioner-In-Charge in writing filed with the City Auditor, shall present a signed requisition, accompanied by a statement in writing giving his/her reasons for so doing, which shall be authorization for issuance of an emergency check.  The Commissioner-In-Charge, the Mayor and the City Auditor shall approve emergency checks for extraordinary circumstances provided for in this Section.


Title 5 Revenue and Finan
Chapter 5.01 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.04 Funds
Chapter 5.08 Payment Of Salaries, Wages And Expenses
Chapter 5.09 Deferred Compensation Plan
Chapter 5.10 City Charitable Campaign
Chapter 5.12 Assignment or Garnishment of Salaries, Wages or Claims
Chapter 5.16 Emergency Checks
Chapter 5.20 Budget Procedure
Chapter 5.24 Auditor's Records and Reports
Chapter 5.30 Collections and Foreclosure Process
Chapter 5.31 Collections & Foreclosure Process For Delinquent Sewer Safety Net Liens
Chapter 5.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.33 Goods and Services
Chapter 5.34 Public Improvements and Construction Services
Chapter 5.36 Property Control
Chapter 5.40 Demands and Disbursements
Chapter 5.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.48 Charges for Services Performed
Chapter 5.50 Collections Section
Chapter 5.52 Petty Cash and Checks
Chapter 5.56 Ambulance Service
Chapter 5.60 Miscellaneous Charges
Chapter 5.64 Miscellaneous Fiscal Provisions
Chapter 5.68 Professional, Technical and Expert Service Contracts
Chapter 5.72 Economic Development Projects
Chapter 5.73 Arts Education and Access Income Tax
Chapter 5.74 Acquisition of Public Art
Chapter 5.75 Claims Under ORS Chapter 195 and 197