Section 106-784; Ord. 18836; Appointing Hiram William Watkins III as City Manager for the City of Columbia; authorizing an employment agreement; providing for the continued employment of Raymond A. Beck until his retirement on February 1, 2006


Ordinance No.            18836                      Council Bill No.           B 481-05            


AN ORDINANCE

appointing Hiram William Watkins III as City Manager for the City of Columbia; authorizing an employment agreement; providing for the continued employment of Raymond A. Beck until his retirement on February 1, 2006; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    Hiram William Watkins III is appointed city manager for the City of Columbia effective January 7, 2006.

    SECTION 2.    The Mayor is authorized to execute an employment agreement with William Watkins.  The form and content of the agreement shall be substantially as set forth in Exhibit A which is attached to and made a part of this ordinance.

    SECTION 3.    City Manager, Raymond A. Beck, shall continue to serve as city manager through January 6, 2006 and shall continue his employment with the city as an advisor to the city manager, at his current salary, until his retirement on February 1, 2006, the 46 th anniversary of his employment with the city.

    SECTION 4.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 19th day of December, 2005.