Series 105 2004 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 105-494; Ord. 18253; Amending the Classification Plan; adopting the FY 2005 Pay Plan; providing for implementation of the Pay Plan
Bill No. B 313-04
amending the Classification Plan; adopting the FY 2005 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 A
which is attached to this ordinance.
SECTION 2. The City Council adopts the FY 2005 Pay Plan
which is attached to this
ordinance as Exhibit B.
SECTION 3. All permanent employees shall receive a 3.5%
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. The average merit increase adjustment for FY
2005 shall not exceed 2% or 27
cents per hour, whichever is higher. (The 27 cents per hour is based on a 40-hour work week.
This amount shall be prorated for employees whose regular work period averages 56 hours per
week.) Merit increases exceeding twice the average shall not be given without the City Manager's
SECTION 5. The City has experienced difficulty in recruiting
and retaining employees in
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 6. The City Manager shall assign employees to
appropriate classifications adopted
by this ordinance.
SECTION 7. 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 26, 2004.
SECTION 8. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 20th day of September, 2004.