Section 110-512; Ord. 20437; Amending the Classification Plan; adopting the FY 2010 Pay Plan; providing for implementation of the Pay Plan


Ordinance No. 20437                            Council Bill No. B 287-09

     AN ORDINANCE

amending the Classification Plan; adopting the FY 2010 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 FOLLOWS:

    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 2010 Pay Plan which is attached to this ordinance as “Exhibit B.”

    SECTION 3.    As part of the amendments to the Classification Plan, any employee whose position is reclassified or upgraded to a higher pay grade will receive a pay increase to the minimum of the new pay grade, if that employee’ s pay rate prior to the change is below the new minimum.  

    SECTION 4.    The City has experienced difficulty in recruiting and retaining employees in certain classifications.  It is sometimes necessary to hire employees in these classifications at a 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 5.    The City Manager shall assign employees to appropriate classifications adopted by this ordinance.

    SECTION 6.    The Pay Plan adopted in Section 2 shall apply for the pay period beginning on September 20, 2009.

    SECTION 7.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

PASSED this 21st day of September, 2009