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1984_09_26_O041The Town of Leesburg in Virginia ORDINANCE NO. 84-0-41 PRESENTED September 26, 1984 ADOPTED September 26, 1984 AN ORDINANCE: AMENDING CHAPTER 12.1, ARTICLE 7 OF THE TOWN CODE CONCERNING RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION, TO INCLUDE THE TERM "OR HANDICAP" ORDAINED by the Council of the Town of Leesburg in Virginia as follows: SECTION I. Section 12.1-19 of the Town Code is amended to read as follows: Sec. 12.1-19. Job Announcement Policy In order to attract an adequate number of candidates for present and future anticipated vacancies and permit successful competition with other employers, the Personnel Director will issue job announcements and other- wise publicize vacancies through such media as the Town Manager may deem appropriate. The recruitment and selection of town personnel and all per- sonnel actions shall be made without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ~x- political affiliation or handicap and shall be based on objective measures of merit fitness. Publicity for job vacancies shall be conducted for a sufficient period of time to insure reasonable oppor- tunities for persons to apply and be considered for employment. SECTION II. Section 12.1-20 of the Town Code is amended to read as follows: Sec. 12.1-20. Application for emplo~rment. (a) All applications for employment shall be made on forms prescribed by the Personnel Director. Such forms shall require background information to include training, experience and other pertinent infor- mation. All applications must be signed. The Personnel Director may require proof of statements as he deems appropriate. Application forms shall not elicit any information concerning race, politics, religion, national origin or handicap. Such data may be obtained separately for research purposes, but may not be used to discriminate nor as a condition of employment. SECTION III. Section 12.1-21 of the Town Code is amended to read as follows: Sec. 12.1-21. Selection Process (e) Physical Examinations Required. (2) ~ Appointees to the classified service shall pass a medical examination given by a physician designated by the town,, certifying that the individual ~ does not suffer from organic or disqualifying disease or mental or physical defects which cannot be reasonably accom- modated. Such certification shall be required prior to the transfer from probationary to career status. The costs for such examination shall be borne by the town. Ordinance amending Personnel Manual to include the term "or handicap" Page 2 SECTION IV. repealed. SECTION V. This ordinance shall be in effect upon its passage. PASSED this ATTE ST: Clerk of C~ncil All prior ordinances and resolutions in conflict herewith are 26th day of September , 1984. Robert 'E. fevila, ~ayor Town of Leesburg HCPD,HCPD1