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Record No: CB 120248    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120248
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/13/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126513
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; creating a compensation program for the position of Fire Chief; specifying provisions for the administration of said compensation program; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Central Staff Memo
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; creating a compensation program for the position of Fire Chief; specifying provisions for the administration of said compensation program; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Establishing a Compensation Program. As recommended by the Seattle Human Resources Director, there is established a discretionary pay program to be known as the Fire Chief compensation program for the department head of the Seattle Fire Department.
A. Base Pay: Effective July 1, 2021, the Fire Chief compensation program is established as specified:
Department: Seattle Fire Department
Title: Fire Chief
Salary Rate/Hour $88.69 - $141.91
This title shall be used only for the position that may be interchangeably referenced as the Seattle Fire Department Director. The Mayor shall have the discretion to pay the incumbent in this position a base salary anywhere within the band.
B. Establishing a Position Title. Position No. 00006598, Executive 4, is retitled to Fire Chief with no change in status, effective July 1, 2021.
C. The Seattle Human Resources Director shall review the pay band at least every two years and recommend adjustments to the structure for approval by the City Council.
Section 2. The Fire Chief is eligible for any market adjustments approved by the Mayor.
Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance are declared to be separate and severable. The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section, or portion of this ordinance, or the invalidity of its application to any person or circumstance, does not affect the validity of the remainder of this ordinance or the validity of its application to other persons or circumstances.
Section 4. The heads of respective departments affected by this ordi...

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