Executive Committee Agenda

Regular Meeting
April 22, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Mayor Betsy Hodges (Chair), Council Members Barbara Johnson, Kevin Reich, Elizabeth Glidden, and Cam Gordon (Quorum 4)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson 612-673-2046
 
Discussion
Department of Human Resources
1.   New Appointed Position - Director Transportation Planning:
a)   Finding that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010, Council to Establish (Appointed) Positions.
b)   Approving the proposed position of Director Transportation Planning.
c)   Approving the salary schedule for the position, effective March 26, 2015, and authorize annual step movement for the incumbent provided satisfactory or better job performance.
(Refer to Ways & Means Committee)
Staff Report: Director Transportation Planning RCA; Director Transportation Planning Classification Report; Director Transportation Planning Salary Ordinance
Action Taken:  Approved and Referred to the Ways & Means Committee.
2.   New Appointed Position - Manager Field Support:
a)   Finding that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010, Council to Establish (Appointed) Positions.
b)   Approving the proposed position of Manager Field Support.
c)   Approving the salary schedule for the position, effective March 26, 2015, and authorize annual step movement for the incumbent provided satisfactory or better job performance.
(Refer to Ways & Means Committee)
Staff Report: Manager Field Support RCA; Manager Field Support Classification Report; Manager Field Support Salary Ordinance
Action Taken: Approved and Referred to the Ways & Means Committee.
3.   Civil Service Commission:
Approving the reappointment of Christine Siewert as Civil Service Commissioner for a
three-year term beginning March 1, 2015, and expiring February 28, 2018, for referral to the Ways & Means Committee to schedule a public hearing.
Staff Report: Civil Service Commission-Siewert RCA
Action Taken: Approved and Referred to the Ways & Means Committee.
4.   Civil Service Commission:
Approving the reappointment of Macey Wheeler as Civil Service Commissioner for a
three-year term beginning March 1, 2014 and expiring February 28, 2017, for referral to the Ways & Means Committee to schedule a public hearing.
Staff Report: Civil Service Commission-Wheeler RCA
Action Taken: Approved and Referred to the Ways & Means Committee.
5.   Appointed Officials Compensation Plan:
a)   Approving a general wage adjustment of 2.2% effective January 1, 2015.
b)   Adopting an eight-step salary structure for all positions within the Appointed Officials Compensation Plan effective January 1, 2015.
c)   Approving a January 1, 2015, transition of current employees to the corresponding step on the new schedule.
d)   Authorizing annual step movement from the date of job entry and promotions, provided satisfactory or better job performance.
e)   Directing staff to prepare a document for the administration and maintenance of the new compensation plan, including administrative mechanisms to maintain market competiveness and internal equity.
f)    Directing staff to implement the necessary corrections to restore external market competitiveness as established and approved by the previously-adopted Appointed Officials Compensation Plan maintenance policy, with the exception of the Internal Auditor position, as follows: 3% increase effective July 1, 2015; and 3% increase effective December 31, 2015.
(Refer to Ways & Means Committee)
Staff Report: Appointed Officials Compensation Plan RCA
Action Taken: Approved and Referred to the Ways & Means Committee.
6.   Paid Parental Leave Policy:
a)   Approving a Paid Parental Leave Policy that will provide up to three weeks of paid leave to eligible employees when a qualifying event occurs.
b)   Directing the Human Resources Department to develop and put into place the necessary procedures that will support the implementation of a Paid Parental Leave Policy, to be effective July 1, 2015.
c)   Directing the Human Resources Department to place the policy and procedures in the City's Policy Library.
(Refer to Committee of the Whole)
Staff Report: Paid Parental Leave Policy RCA; Paid Parental Leave Policy PowerPoint

Action Taken: Approved, with the following amendment to item "b":  Directing the Human Resources Department to develop and put into place the necessary procedures that will support the implementation of a Paid Parental Leave Policy, to be effective July 1, 2015 January 1, 2015. Staff are directed to identify and provide a mechanism to make whole those employees that claim a qualifying event that occurred after January 1, 2015. Referred to Committee of the Whole.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05

Next Committee Meeting: May 6, 2015
 
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