ORDINANCE NO. 3673
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MISSION, TEXAS AMENDING SECTIONS 42-413(C) AND 42-441(A) OF ITS CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO FOOD HANDLERS AND FOOD HANDLING CERTIFICATION.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MISSION, TEXAS, THAT:
1. Section 42-413(e) of its Code of Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows:
A fee of $30.00 will be charged for each food manager’s permit issued by the health department.
2. Section 42-441(a) of its Code of Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows:
Certification. It shall be unlawful for any employee of a food establishment to begin work without obtaining a food handling certification. A minimum of two hours of food sanitation training is required every two years to ensure employee performance of their duties in accordance with food service sanitation ordinances, rules and regulations. This training shall be an approved regulatory authority course. A fee of $15.00 will be charged for each food handler permit issued by the regulatory authority. A food handler’s food handling certification permit shall be valid for a period of three years from date of issuance, unless the city health director sooner revokes permit.
This ordinance shall take effect the 1st day of October, 2011.
READ, CONSIDERED AND APPROVED by the City Council at a regular council meeting on the 22nd day of August, 2011. Norberto Salinas, Mayor
ATTEST: Anna Carrillo, City Secretary
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