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12/04/2012 04C 2013 Management Group Employee's Pay and Compensation Adjustment Cancellation ; BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON . AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. /10 For Meeting of: December 4, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Resolution concerning City of Yakima Management Group pay and compensation, cancelling the annual Management Group employee's pay and compensation adjustment provided by YMC 2.20.116 for management employee compensation, effective for the calendar year 2013, as provided in YMC 2.20.116 (0). SUBMITTED BY: Tony O'Rourke, City Manager Jeff Cutter, City Attorney CONTACT Jeff Cutter / 575 -6030 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: In order to address budget shortfalls due to reduced City of Yakima revenues anticipated during the 2013 calendar year the wage freeze for employees in the City of Yakima Management Group shall be extended through the 2013 calendar year. In order to accomplish this freeze the City Council must approve legislation cancelling the application of the Pay and Compensation Adjustment for calendar year 2013. The savings attributable to the Management Group for the 2013 calendar year wage freeze is estimated to be approximately $115,000 for each one percent wage adjustment based upon the 2012 pay ordinance. Resolution X Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: - Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR City Manager SUBMITTAL: „AsittZ.C.4—, 411 STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution. BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ 2013 PACA Cancellation for City of Yakima Management Group • RESOLUTION NO. R -2012- A RESOLUTION concerning City of Yakima Management Group pay and compensation, cancelling the annual Management Group employee's pay and compensation adjustment provided by YMC 2.20.116 for management employee compensation, effective for the calendar year 2013, as provided in YMC 2.20.116 (C). WHEREAS, the significant economic stress that has befallen the nation, the State and the City of Yakima has caused the City Manager to consider many measures intended to respond to considerable declines in City revenues and reach a balanced budget; and WHEREAS, one of the measures considered to address reduced City of Yakima revenues and to respond to the necessity for budget reductions is a Management Group wage freeze accomplished by cancellation of the Management Group Pay and Compensation Adjustment provided by Yakima Municipal Code Section 2.20.116, for the calendar year 2013; and WHEREAS, in accord with Yakima Municipal Code 2.20.116(C), legislation cancelling the Management Group Pay and Compensation Adjustment must be approved by the City Council at least fifteen (15) days before the Pay and Compensation Adjustment implementation date of January 1, 2013; and • WHEREAS, the City Council finds that it is in the best interest of the City of Yakima to continue to freeze City Management Group wages by cancelation of the Management Group Pay and Compensation Adjustment for the calendar year 2013, in order to respond to the reduced revenues experienced by the City during the continuing economic downturn; Now, Therefore BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: In order to accomplish a City of Yakima Management Group wage freeze for calendar year 2013 the City of Yakima Management Group employee's Pay and Compensation Adjustment provided under City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 2.20.116 is hereby cancelled for the calendar year 2013, as a necessary response to the declines in City revenue and the urgent need to maintain a balanced budget. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 4th day of December, 2012. ATTEST: Micah Cawley, Mayor City Clerk •