[CC 1976 §105.010; Ord. No. 564 §§1—5, 10-9-1951]
It is hereby declared to be the policy and purpose of this City to extend, at the earliest date, to all eligible employees and officials of said City who are not excluded by law, and whether employed in connection with a governmental or proprietary function of said City, the benefits of the system of Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, as authorized by the Social Security Act Amendments of 1950, and by Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the 66th General Assembly of the State of Missouri and amendments thereto, as the same may be now and hereafter in effect.
The Mayor and City Clerk of the City are hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the City, to prepare, execute and submit to the Office of Administration, Division of Accounting of the State of Missouri, as State Agency of the State of Missouri, a plan and agreement for extending said benefits to said eligible employees and officials of this City, in the form prepared by the State Agency and hereby approved and adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City, which plan and agreement are to become effective upon approval thereof by the State Agency, and the said Mayor and City Clerk are further authorized and directed to execute agreements and modifications and amendments thereof with said State Agency, providing for the extension of said benefits to said employees and officials as set forth in said plan and agreement to provide that said extension of benefits is to be effective on January 1, 1951.
Commencing on the first (1st) day of the month following the date of the approval of the plan and agreement of this City by the State Agency, there shall be deducted from the wages of all employees and officials of the City, to whom the benefits of said system of Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance are extended, by virtue of the plan and agreement hereinbefore provided for, the amount of each of said employees' and officials' contributions, as determined by the applicable State and Federal laws and by said plan and agreement, the aggregate amount of said deductions to be paid into the Contributions Fund created by Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the 66th General Assembly of the State of Missouri; provided however, that from the wages paid to each of said employees and officials during the months of October, November and December of 1951, and after the benefits of said system have been extended to such employees and officials there shall be deducted a sum equal to the amount which would have been due and payable from such of said employees and officials had said extension of benefits been provided and effective on January 1, 1951.
Commencing on the first (1st) day of the month following the date of the approval of the plan and agreement of this City by the State Agency, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated from Municipal Revenue Funds of the City, and there is, and shall be, appropriated the sum or sums of money necessary to pay the contributions of the City, which shall be due and payable by virtue of the extension of the benefits of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System to the eligible employees and officials of said City, said sum or sums of money to be paid into the Contributions Fund created by Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the 66th General Assembly of the State of Missouri; provided however, that in making the first payment to said Contributions Fund after the benefits of said system have been extended to such employees and officials, said first payment shall include a sum equal to the amount which would have been due and payable had said extension of benefits been provided and effective on January 1, 1951. The fund from which said appropriation is made will, at all times, be sufficient to pay the contributions of the City by this paragraph directed to be paid to said Contributions Fund.
The City, from and after the approval of the plan and agreement of this City by the State Agency, shall fully comply with, and shall keep such records, make such reports and provide such methods of administration of said plan and agreement as may be required by all applicable State and Federal laws, rules and regulations, now and hereafter in effect with respect to the extension of the benefits of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System to the employees and officials of this City. For the purpose of administering said plan and agreement, the City Clerk of this City shall be the official who shall make all required reports, keep all records, and be responsible for the administration of said plan and agreement on behalf of the City, and any and all notices and communications from the State Agency to the City with respect to said plan and agreement shall be addressed to "City of Shrewsbury, City Clerk, City Hall, 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue, Shrewsbury, 63119, Missouri."
[CC 1976 §105.020; Ord. No. 1830 §1, 7-23-1991; Ord. No. 1893 §1, 8-10-1993; Ord. No. 1945 §1, 6-28-1994; Ord. No. 2006 §1, 8-8-1995; Ord. No. 2059 §1, 8-27-1996; Ord. No. 2112 §1, 8-12-1997; Ord. No. 2165 §1, 8-14-1998; Ord. No. 2215 §1, 8-12-1999; Ord. No. 2262 §1, 8-15-2000; Ord. No. 2290 §1, 8-14-2001; Ord. No. 2323 §1, 8-27-2002; Ord. No. 2366 §1, 8-27-2003; Ord. No. 2410 §1, 8-24-2004; Ord. No. 2505 §1, 8-22-2007; Ord. No. 2540 §1, 8-14-2008; Ord. No. 2567 §1, 8-11-2009; Ord. No. 2671 §1, 8-14-2012; Ord. No. 2730 §1, 8-13-2013; Ord. No. 2782 §1, 9-9-2014; Ord. No. 2966, 8-13-2019; Ord. No. 2987, 7-14-2020]
Declaration Of Policy. The proper operation of municipal government requires that public officials and employees be independent, impartial, and responsible to the people; that government decisions and policy be made in the proper channels of the governmental structure; that public office not be used for personal gain; and that the public have confidence in the integrity of its government. In recognition of these goals, there is hereby established a procedure for disclosure by certain officials and employees of private financial or other interests in matters affecting the City.
Conflicts of Interest. The Mayor or any member of the Board of Aldermen who has a substantial personal or private interest, as defined by State law, in any bill shall disclose on the records of the Board of Aldermen the nature of his/her interest and shall disqualify himself/herself from voting on any matters relating to these interests.
Disclosure Reports. Each elected official, the City Administrator and the Purchasing Agent shall disclose the following information by May 1 if any such transactions were engaged in during the previous calendar year:
For such person, and all persons within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity of such person, the date and the identities of the parties to each transaction with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that such person had with the political subdivision, other than compensation received as an employee or payment of any tax, fee or penalty due to the political subdivision, and other than transfers for no consideration to the political subdivision; and
The date and the identities of the parties to each transaction known to the person with a total value in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), if any, that any business entity in which such person had a substantial interest, had with the political subdivision, other than payment of any tax, fee, or penalty due to the political subdivision or transactions involving payment for providing utility service to the political subdivision, and other than transfers for no consideration to the political subdivision.
The Mayor, City Administrator and the Purchasing Agent also shall disclose by May 1 for the previous calendar year, the following information:
The name and address of each of the employers of such person from whom income of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or more was received during the year covered by the statement;
The name and address of each sole proprietorship that he/she owned; the name, address and the general nature of the business conducted of each general partnership and joint venture in which he/she was a partner or participant; the name and address of each partner or co-participant for each partnership or joint venture unless such names and addresses are filed by the partnership or joint venture with the Missouri Ethics Commission; the name and address and general nature of the business conducted of any closely held corporation or limited partnership in which the person owned ten percent (10%) or more of any class of the outstanding stock or limited partnership units; and the name of any publicly traded corporation or limited partnership that is listed on a regulated stock exchange or automated quotation system in which the person owned two percent (2%) or more of any class of outstanding stock, limited partnership units or other equity interests.
The name and address of each corporation for which such person served in the capacity of a director, officer or receiver.
Filing Of Reports. The reports, in approved format, shall be filed with the City Clerk and the Missouri Ethics Commission. The reports shall be available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours by the City Clerk.
Financial Interest Statement (When Filed). The financial interest statement shall be filed at the following times, but no person is required to file more than one (1) financial interest statement in any calendar year:
Each person appointed to office as listed in Subsection (C) above shall file the statement within thirty (30) days of such appointment or employment.
Every other person required to file a financial interest statement shall file the statement annually not later than May 1, and the statement shall cover the calendar year ending the immediately preceding December 31, provided that any elected official may supplement the financial interest statement to report additional interests acquired after December 31 of the covered year until the date of filing of the financial interest statement.
[CC 1976 §105.030; Ord. No. 1068 §1, 10-12-1971]
The Mayor and City Clerk acting for and in behalf of the City, are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with the County of St. Louis, Missouri, for the purpose of participating in a Public Employment Program in St. Louis County as authorized by the recently enacted Federal Emergency Employment Act of 1971.
[CC 1976 §105.040; Ord. No. 950 §§1—2, 1-29-1968; Ord. No. 1707 §1, 8-18-1987]
The City of Shrewsbury, a City of the Fourth Class, is a "political subdivision" as defined in Sections 70.600 through 70.755, RSMo., and hereby elects to have covered by the Missouri Local Governmental Employees Retirement System all of its eligible full-time employees in the following classes: general employees, Firemen and Policemen; said employees in all classes shall include those presently employed by said City and those which may be hired in the future.
The City of Shrewsbury elects as follows:
To adopt a change in the contributions from covered employees, changing to the requirement of no contributions from covered employees in accordance with the provisions of Sections 70.705 and 70.730, RSMo.
To adopt a change in the method of determining a member employee's final average salary, changing to a thirty-six (36) consecutive-month period for determining a member employee's final average salary in accordance with Sections 70.600 and 70.656, RSMo.
To adopt a change in the Benefit Program of member employees, changing to Benefit Program L.T.-5 (1¼% plus ¾ Temporary).
[CC 1976 §105.060; Ord. No. 1556 §§1—4, 10-9-1984]
Purpose. In order for the City of Shrewsbury to assure that all programs it undertakes are established in a manner which assures that all residents of the City of Shrewsbury have an equal opportunity to participate or utilize such programs regardless of their handicapped status, the following procedure is adopted for the processing of alleged complaints of discrimination on the basis of handicapped status.
Filing Of Complaint. Any person who believes that they have been discriminated against because of handicapped status shall have the right to file a written complaint of said discrimination with the Administrative Assistant to the Mayor.
The Administrative Assistant to the Mayor shall within ten (10) days of the receipt of alleged complaint cause a meeting to occur with the complainant to determine all details of the incident. The complainant may request that any witnesses to the alleged incident be present to offer corroboration to the complaint.
The Administrative Assistant to the Mayor shall make a written record of all information given at this meeting and shall provide said record to the Board of Aldermen at its next regularly scheduled meeting.
At its next regular meeting the Board of Aldermen shall review the record prepared and submitted by the Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, and shall make a determination as to the validity of the complaint.
If it is then determined that the complaint is valid the Board of Aldermen shall make adjustments to the program or service to assure that the discriminatory policy is discontinued.
Employment. The City of Shrewsbury will not discriminate in the hiring, promotion, disciplining or removal of any City employee on the basis of handicapped status. The City of Shrewsbury has adopted an Affirmative Action Plan, copies of which shall be available for public inspection at City Hall during regular working hours.
[Ord. No. 2020 §1, 12-12-1995]
The City is hereby authorized to adopt an Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Policy as outlined in Exhibit A, on file in the office of the City Clerk, and made part hereof as though fully set out herein.