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 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 11



Meeting Date: July 22, 2008

Subject/Title: Adopt a resolution approving the amendments to the Compensation Plan for Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors for Fiscal Year 2008/09, effective July 1, 2008, and amending the 2008/09 Operating Budget

Prepared by: Karen L. Chew, Assistant City Manager

Submitted by: Donna Landeros, City Manager


RECOMMENDATION
Adopt a resolution approving the amendments to the Compensation Plan for Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors for Fiscal Year 2008/09, effective July 1, 2008, and amending the 2008/09 Operating Budget.

PREVIOUS ACTION
On May 27, 2003, City Council adopted Resolution 2877 approving the 2003 – 2008 Compensation Plan and benefits adjustments for the Unrepresented Department Heads.

On June 26, 2007 the City Council approved Resolution No. 2007-150 adopting the 2007/08-2008/09 Operating Budget for the City of Brentwood.

On June 24, 2008 the City Council approved Resolution No. 2008-167 amending the 2008/09 Operating Budget for the City of Brentwood.

BACKGROUND
Discussions between the City Manager and Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors occurred during the month of June 2008. The City Manager and Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors are pleased to present the compensation plan included as Exhibit A. The compensation plan includes cost of living and equity adjustments that support the City’s efforts to remain competitive with the market and as a means to retain current staff. The proposed effective date for the adjusted compensation plan is July 1, 2008.

FISCAL IMPACT
Staff requests an amendment to the 2008/09 Operating Budget as the costs associated with the amended compensation plan equals an increase of $24,323. The breakdown of expenses by funds is as follows: $22,143 to the general fund; $311 Solid Waste Utility Billing; $311 Water Utility Billing; $311 Wastewater Utility Billing; and $1,247 Information Systems. Staff is requesting a budget amendment to the 2008/09 operating budget in the amount of $24,323 to cover the increased personnel costs.


Attachment
Resolution


RESOLUTION NO.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING THE AMENDED COMPENSATION PLAN FOR UNREPRESENTED DEPARTMENT AND ASSISTANT DIRECTORS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008/09, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008, AND AMENDING THE 2008/09 OPERATING BUDGET.

WHEREAS, the City Manager met with the Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors and discussed wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment, and

WHEREAS, the compensation plan is so revised to reflect cost of living adjustments for the Unrepresented Department and Assistant Directors effective July 1, 2008, and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood does hereby:
1) Approve and amend the compensation plan, attached hereto as Exhibit A, for fiscal year 2008/2009 and authorize the compensation plan to be implemented effective July 1, 2008.

2) Approve an amendment to the 2008/09 Operating Budget in the amount of $22,143 to the general fund; $311 Solid Waste Utility Billing; $311 Water Utility Billing; $311 Wastewater Utility Billing; and $1,247 Information Systems for increased personnel costs.

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting held on July 22, 2008, by the following vote:



Attachment:
Exhibit A
 
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