City of Bowling Green, MO
Pike County
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[CC 1996 §130.510; Ord. No. 1030 §1, 12-8-1997; Ord. No. 1078 §I, 2-9-1999; Ord. No. 1086 §I, 4-5-1999]
A. 
All regular full-time employees of the City shall receive normal compensation for the twelve (12) legal holidays listed below and any other days or part of a day during which the public offices of the City shall be closed by special proclamation of the Mayor with approval of the Board. Probationary employees shall be considered for purposes of this Section to be regular employees. Legal holidays to be observed are:
New Year's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Martin Luther King Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Memorial Day
Christmas Day
Independence Day
Presidents' Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Truman's Birthday
B. 
It shall be the policy of the City to insure that all regular employees enjoy the same number of holidays each year. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday will be granted as the holiday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be granted as the holiday. The standard shall be the number of holidays in a particular year which will be celebrated by employees working a forty (40) hour week, Monday through Friday. For regular employees whose workweek is other than Monday through Friday, the department head shall designate the workday that shall be observed or may permit the employee to select a day within thirty (30) days after the holiday.
C. 
An employee absent without authorized leave on the day preceding and/or the day following a holiday shall not receive regular compensation for the holiday.
D. 
Any regular employee in the City service who shall be required to perform work or render services on a regularly scheduled holiday shall receive a day off at his/her regular pay rate in lieu of the holiday missed or, at the option of the City, he/she may be compensated at the City's approved overtime rate for his/her service on the regularly scheduled holiday.
E. 
For Police Officers and other employees required to work on the holiday, the department supervisor shall designate the day to be taken in lieu of the holiday. Such substitute shall be within thirty (30) days after the scheduled holiday.