A. The prescribed rates of compensation for officers and employees of the city shall not include:
1. Travel, transportation, meals, lodging or other related allowances for authorized trips on official business of the city;
2. Payments made to or on behalf of officers and employees for the approved use of personally owned or rented automotive or other transportation equipment and expenses incurred in connection therewith when on official business of the city;
3. Any expenses or expenditures made by the city for any accident insurance or health and welfare benefits for such employees.
B. The foregoing expenditures shall be paid directly or by reimbursement in the manner and at such rates or amounts as are now or may hereafter be prescribed by ordinance of the city. (1957 code § 1.23.010.)