No employee shall be reimbursed for travel expenses unless such travel is previously approved by the department head of the employee's department, or by a person authorized by that department head pursuant to Section 2.33.060, excepting such travel as is provided by law for called meetings. Department heads are responsible for developing and managing travel programs consistent with the best interests of the county, and for justifying the annual budgetary requests therefor. Furthermore department heads are responsible in each instance for ascertaining the need for and the mode of travel the conservation of travel funds, and authorization of travel only within the approved budget.
(Ord. 2000-008 § 63, 2000: Ord. 73-8 § 5, 1973.)