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5.16.020 Extraordinary Circumstances Requiring Emergency Checks.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 136544, 169321 and 173369, effective May 12, 1999.)  Should an extraordinary condition arise not otherwise provided for by this Chapter, the Commissioner-In-Charge of the department requesting the issuance of an emergency check, or any person in such department so authorized by the Commissioner-In-Charge in writing filed with the City Auditor, shall present a signed requisition, accompanied by a statement in writing giving his/her reasons for so doing, which shall be authorization for issuance of an emergency check.  The Commissioner-In-Charge, the Mayor and the City Auditor shall approve emergency checks for extraordinary circumstances provided for in this Section.