(a)   No city officer or employee shall be signatory upon, discuss in an official capacity, vote on any issue concerning or otherwise participate in his or her capacity as a public official or employee in the making of any contract with any person or business:

(1)   In which the officer or employee owns a legal or equitable interest exceeding $5,000 or five percent, whichever is less, individually or collectively with his or her spouse; or

(2)   From which the officer or employee receives, in the current or immediately preceding or succeeding calendar year, any salary, gratuity, other compensation or a contract for or promise or expectation of any such salary, gratuity or other compensation or remuneration having a dollar value of $1,000 or more; or

(3)   In which he or she shall hold the position of officer or director, irrespective of the amount of compensation received from or ownership held in the business.

(b)   The prohibitions contained in subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the following:

(1)   Contracts let after competitive bidding has been solicited by published notice; and

(2)   Contracts for property or services for which the price or rate is fixed by law.

(K.S.A. 75-4301; Code 1985)

There is hereby adopted and incorporated by reference for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for the administration of the city's personnel program that certain document known as “City of Hoisington Personnel Rules and Regulations.” No fewer than three copies of these rules and regulations shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Hoisington,” and shall be filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available at all reasonable hours of business.

(Code 1985)

Minimum and maximum salaries for each position in the city shall be established by ordinance. Individual salaries to be paid to each employee within his or her assigned range shall be determined by the city manager.

(Code 1962, 1-501; Code 1985)

Whenever a city official, committee member or employee shall be directed to attend any meetings, hearings or to represent the city in any matter, such person shall, upon approval of the city manager, be reimbursed reasonable and necessary travel expenses and such other actual expenses which are reasonable, necessary and proper.

(Code 1962, 1-503; Code 1985)

 In accordance with the provisions of K.SA. 12-16,102, the city hereby establishes an employee benefits contribution fund for the purpose of paying the city's share of employee benefits prescribed by section 1-606.

(Ord. 1048, Sec. 1)

The city's share of the cost of employee benefits for payment from the fund created by Section 1-605 shall include the following:

(a)   Social security (FICA)

(b)   Kansas public employees retirement system (KPERS).

(c)   Workers compensation benefits;

(d)   Employment security, Unemployment compensation benefits.

(e)   Health care and medical insurance benefits

(Ord. 1136, Sec. 1)

The governing body of the city is authorized to determine by motion whether it shall purchase for the benefit of its employees and their families, hospitalization and medical insurance, and shall likewise determine what costs or portion of the cost thereof it shall pay.

(Ord. 830, Sec 1)

The City hereby submits to the jurisdiction of the Public Employees Relations Act and in negotiations concerning the salaries and benefits of the employees of the city pursuant to K.S.A. 75-4321 et seq.

(Ord. 1090, Sec. 1)