Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-497; Ord. 17441; Amending the Classification Plan; Adopting the FY 2003 Pay Plan; Providing for Implementation of the Pay Plan
Ordinance No. 17441 Council
Bill No. B 306-02A
amending the Classification Plan; adopting the FY 2003 Pay Plan; providing for implementation
of the Pay Plan; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. The City Council amends the Classification Plan as indicated on Exhibit
which is attached to this ordinance.
SECTION 2. The City Council adopts the FY 2003 Pay Plan which is attached
ordinance as Exhibit B.
SECTION 3. All permanent employees shall receive a 1% or $0.135 per hour,
greater, pay increase; provided that, such increase shall not be given where it would establish or
increase a rate of pay above the maximum rate of pay established by this ordinance.
SECTION 4. All permanent employees who are employed by the City from October
through October 26, 2002 shall receive a one-time, lump sum payment in addition to their
regular compensation. Full-time permanent employees shall receive $300; part-time permanent
employees shall receive a prorated portion of $300 (for example, a half-time employee shall
receive $150). The lump sum payment made under this section is a health benefit intended to
offset increased health care plan costs and shall not be treated as compensation for purposes of
any deferred compensation plan (457) or money purchase plan (401(a)).
SECTION 5. Police department employees who are covered by the Police Retirement
will receive, with each applicable paycheck or direct deposit of pay, additional pay equal to 1.5
% of their pension eligible compensation. This additional pay shall apply to all hours worked
beginning on September 29, 2002 and ending on the effective date of a Police Retirement Plan
benefit enhancement that has an actuarial value of 1.5%.
SECTION 6. The City has experienced difficulty in recruiting and retaining
certain classifications. It is sometimes necessary to hire employees in these classifications
higher rate of pay than some current employees in the same classification. The City Manager is
authorized to adjust the salaries of current employees in such classifications so that existing
employees are paid more than new employees in the same classification.
SECTION 7. The City Manager shall assign employees to appropriate classifications
by this ordinance.
SECTION 8. The Pay Plan adopted in section 2 and the pay increase adopted
in section 3
shall apply to all hours worked in the pay period beginning on September 29, 2002.
SECTION 9. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after
PASSED this 16th day of September, 2002.