(a) It is the responsibility of the business/finance manager, after consultation with department heads and the Executive Director, to budget annually a specified fund for payments of cash awards under the program.
(b) It is the responsibility of a representative committee, known as the incentive awards committee and consisting of at least 3 but not more than 5 members appointed by the Executive Director, to serve on a rotating basis to:
(1) Investigate and evaluate contributions for improving ASPA operations, as well as other incentive award proposals, and to recommend their approval or disapproval to the Executive Director on the basis of a simple majority opinion;
(2) Encourage supervisors and their subordinates to participate in improving the efficiency and economy of ASPA operations.
(c) It is the responsibility of the chairman of the incentive awards committee, who is a member of the ASPA management staff, to:
(1) Receive and review proposals and nominations for clarity and merit, prior to acceptance by the incentive awards committee for evaluation and subsequent authorized action;
(2) Develop ways and means of stimulating interest and participation in the incentive awards program on the part of both employees and management.
(d) Authority for final approval of all cash awards shall rest with the Executive Director.History: Rule 11-84, eff 19 Dec 84, (part).