CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: February 24, 2004
Subject/Title: Approve Amendment Number 2 to the Employment Agreement
between the City of Brentwood and John Stevenson
Submitted by: Karen L. Stein, Assistant City Manager
Approved by: John Stevenson, City Manager
Approve Amendment Number 2 to the Employment Agreement between the City of
Brentwood and John Stevenson (hereinafter “Amendment’) and authorize the
Mayor to execute the same.
On November 5, 2001, the City of Brentwood and John Stevenson executed an
employment agreement establishing Mr. Stevenson as the Brentwood City
Manager. Effective December 10, 2002, the City Council approved Amendment
Number 1 to the original Employment Agreement.
Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Employment Agreement between the
City of Brentwood and John Stevenson (hereinafter “Agreement”), the City
Council conducted a performance evaluation at the conclusion of the second
year of the Agreement on January 27, 2004. As a result of that performance
evaluation Council instructed staff to return with an amendment to the
Agreement increasing Mr. Stevenson’s pay rate to “E” step in the
compensation scale established for the classification of City Manager. Funds
are available for the step increase in the approved 2003/04 budget. The
attached Amendment accomplishes Council’s direction.
Staff respectfully recommends that the City Council, by motion, approve the
attached Amendment and authorize the Mayor to execute the same on behalf of
the City of Brentwood.
AMENDMENT NO. 2
EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF BRENTWOOD AND JOHN STEVENSON
THIS AMENDMENT NO. 2 is entered into on February 24, 2004 by and between
CITY OF BRENTWOOD (“CITY”) and JOHN STEVENSON (“STEVENSON”).
WHEREAS, on November 5, 2001, the CITY and STEVENSON executed that certain
agreement known as Employment Agreement Between the City of Brentwood and
John Stevenson (hereinafter “Agreement”) to provide certain employment
services described in the Agreement, during the period between November 1,
2001 and November 5, 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Agreement, paragraph 6A, required annual compensation on or
about the effective date of the Agreement; and
WHEREAS, on December 10, 2002, the CITY and STEVENSON executed Amendment No.
WHEREAS, after an annual compensation review, as stated in the Agreement,
the CITY and STEVENSON have agreed to pay STEVENSON for his services on an
annual salary payable in installments at the same time and manner as other
city employees as stated below.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS AGREED as follows:
1. Paragraph 6A of the Agreement, entitled Compensation, shall be amended as
“A. Compensation. CITY agrees to pay STEVENSON for his services rendered an
annual salary of $176,619.60 ($14,718.30 per month) payable in installments
at the same time and manner as other employees of the CITY are paid. CITY
shall review compensation annually on or about the anniversary of the
effective date of this agreement, as set forth in Paragraph 9.”
2. All other terms of the original agreement shall remain unchanged.
CITY OF BRENTWOOD JOHN STEVENSON
Brian Swisher, Mayor John Stevenson
Karen Diaz, CMC, City Clerk
Approved As to Form:
Dennis Beougher, City Attorney