The purpose of the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations is to establish procedures which will serve as a guide to administrative actions covering most personnel actions which will arise. The final interpretation and application of these Rules are made by the City of Punta Gorda, or its designee, unless the law provides otherwise. The City Manager reserves the right to amend, alter, modify, delete and add to these Rules as may be deemed appropriate to serve the best interest of the residents and citizens of Punta Gorda, Florida. The application of the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations are subject to any bargaining obligation the City may have with any certified bargaining agent.
This manual contains general statements of City policy. It should not be read as creating a property right in employment or in a particular position; or as forming an express or implied contract or promise that the policies discussed in it will be applied in all cases.