Rosenberg city employees may receive more vacation days.
At the Rosenberg City Council meeting Tuesday, council members will consider making amendments to the personnel policies and procedures manual as it relates to holidays. This item was placed on the consent agenda, meaning it will not be discussed by council.
Under the Texas Local Government Code for cities with a population of over 30,000, police officers and firefighters who have been employed with a municipality for at least one year are entitled to 15 vacation days per year.
City staff is requesting to amend the personnel policies and procedures manual to meet these requirements for all city employees. Currently, the policy states that if an employee has been employed with the city with for up to five years, they are entitled to 10 vacation days per year. With this amendment, a city employee with up to one year of service would be entitled to 10 vacation days per year.
If a city employee reaches from two to 15 years of service, then the employee would receive 15 vacation days per year. This change would apply to all city employees.
Additionally, the Texas Local Government Code requires that a firefighter shall be granted the same number of vacation days and holidays, or days in lieu of vacation days or holidays, granted to other municipal employees, at least one of which shall be designated as Sept. 11.
City staff is requesting to amend the holiday policy in Section 11.00 in manual to meet these requirements for firefighters. With this amendment, firefighters would continue to receive two personal holidays, but one of those personal holidays will be designated as Sept. 11.
The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2110 Fourth St.