04-0526R

 

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING SALARIES AND FRINGE BENEFITS FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEYS, AND THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY REPRESENTATIVE FOR YEARS 2004, 2005 AND 2006.

 

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

 

     RESOLVED, that the monthly salary schedule for assistant city attorneys is hereby established as follows:

 

Effective January 1, 2004:

 

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

$3,824

$4,019

$4,213

$4,410

$4,604

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Step 9

Step 10

$4,822

$5,069

$5,316

$5,561

$5,808

Step 11

Step 12

Step 13

Step 14

Step 15

$6,084

$6,398

$6,712

$7,028

$7,340

Effective January 1, 2005:

 

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

$3,976

$4,179

$4,381

$4,586

$4,788

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Step 9

Step 10

$5,014

$5,271

$5,528

$5,783

$6,040

Step 11

Step 12

Step 13

Step 14

Step 15

$6,327

$6,6531

$7,188

$7,309

$7,633

Effective January 1, 2006:

 

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

$4,135

$4,346

$4,556

$4,769

$4,979

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Step 9

Step 10

$5,214

$5,481

$5,749

$6,014

$6,281

Step 11

Step 12

Step 13

Step 14

Step 15

$6,580

$6,919

$7,475

$7,601

$7,938

 

     An assistant city attorney shall, at the time of his or her initial appointment, be placed at Step 1 of such scale, unless a higher step is recommended by the city attorney. During his or her first two years of service, the attorney shall advance one step in the pay scale every six months until reaching Step 5. Upon written approval of the city attorney, the assistant city attorney shall advance to Step 6, and thereafter shall advance one step in the pay scale upon completion of each additional year of service, up to Step 10. The assistant city attorney shall remain at Step 10 until written approval of the city attorney allows for advancement to Step 11, and thereafter, the assistant city attorney shall advance one step in the pay scale upon completion of each additional year of service, up to Step 15. At any time, the city attorney, with approval of the administrative assistant, may advance an assistant city attorney one step in the pay plan.

 

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that effective January 1, 2004, the monthly salary for the city attorney shall be $7,868. Effective January 1, 2005, the monthly salary for the city attorney shall be $8,183. Effective January 1, 2006, the monthly salary for the city attorney shall be $8,510. Should the city attorney appoint a deputy city attorney or chief prosecutor to carry out administrative duties, that person or person shall receive an additional .5% of compensation during each month of such service.

 

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that effective January 1, 2000, the monthly salary for the deputy city attorney shall be Step 15.

 

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city attorney and assistant city attorneys shall be entitled to the same fringe benefits, including, but not limited to, health, deferred compensation, retiree and severance, as the supervisory employees of the city, excluding longevity awards.

 

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city shall reimburse the license fee paid by each lawyer in the office of city attorney which is necessary to maintain the lawyer’s license.

 

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that the monthly salary schedule for the position of equal opportunity representative is established as follows:

 

Effective January 1, 2004:

 

Step A

Step B

Step C

Step D

Step E

$3,788

$3,976

$4,174

$4,385

$4,603

Effective January 1, 2005:

 

Step A

Step B

Step C

Step D

Step E

$3,940

$4,135

$4,341

$4,560

$4,787

Effective January 1, 2002:

 

Step A

Step B

Step C

Step D

Step E

$4,097

$4,300

$4,514

$4,743

$4,978

 

     The person employed in this position shall initially be placed at Step A of such schedule, unless placement at a higher step is approved by the mayor, and shall advance one step in the schedule at the beginning of the next pay period after completion of six months service in the position; and shall advance one further step in the schedule at the beginning of the next pay period after completion of each additional 12 months of service in such position.

 

     The equal opportunity representative shall be entitled to the same longevity award and fringe benefits as the supervisory employees of the city.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution establishes the salary and fringe benefits for the city attorney, assistant city attorneys and the equal opportunity representative for the years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The resolution approves a pay adjustment of 1.5% for the year 2004, 4% for the year 2005 and 4% for the year 2006. This is the same increases as the bargaining unit employees receive.