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Record No: CB 118503    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118503
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/21/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124863
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment commonly referred to as the Second Quarter 2015 Employment Ordinance; establishing new titles and/or salaries; designating positions as exempt from Civil Service status; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.72.080; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Implementation and Cost, 3. Signed Ord 124863

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment commonly referred to as the Second Quarter 2015 Employment Ordinance; establishing new titles and/or salaries; designating positions as exempt from Civil Service status; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.72.080; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

                     Section 1.  Establishing new titles and/or salaries.  As recommended by the Seattle Human Resources Director, the following titles and/or salary rates are established as shown, effective as of the dates shown and with pay authorized back to the effective dates:

Department:

Department of Planning & Development

New Title:

Electrical Inspector, Senior/Electrical Plans Examiner (Expert)

New Salary Range:

$37.58 - $39.06 - $40.57 - $42.19 - $43.84

Report:

#15-14662

Effective Date:

Effective date of this ordinance

 

                     Section 2.  Designating Ten Positions as Exempt from Civil Service Status.  As   recommended by the Seattle Human Resources Director in the Classification Determination Report specified, the following positions are designated as exempt from Civil Service as noted below, pursuant to Seattle Municipal Code subsection 4.13.010.1:

-                     1 filled position (00018723) in the Seattle Public Utilities Department; Equal Employment Coordinator designated to Strategic Advisor 1, Exempt (Report #15-14413).

-                     1 vacant position (00023150) in the Seattle Public Utilities Department; Personnel Specialist, Senior designated to Strategic Advisor 1, Exempt (Report #15-14473).

-                     1 vacant position (00022608) in the Seattle Public Utilities Department; Personnel Specialist, Senior designated to Strategic Advisor 1, Exempt (Report #15-14656).

-                     1 filled position (00010236) in the Department of Parks & Recreation; Administrative Staff Assistant designated to Executive Assistant, Exempt (Report #15-14463).

-                     1 vacant position (10004958) in the Department of Finance & Administrative Services; Strategic Advisor 2, General Government designated to Manager 3, Exempt (Report #15-14502).

-                     1 vacant position (10005485) in the Department of Finance & Administrative Services; Administrative Staff Analyst designated to Strategic Advisor 2, Exempt (Report #15-14512).

-                     1 filled position (00025610) in the Department of Finance & Administrative Services; IT Professional B designated to IT Professional A, Exempt (Report #15-14538).

-                     1 vacant position (10005512) in the Seattle Office for Civil Rights; Strategic Advisor 2, General Government, designated to Executive 1 (Report #15-14524).

-                     1 vacant position (00017044) in the Seattle Department of Transportation; Accountant, Senior designated to Executive 2 (Report #15-14581).

-                     1 filled position (00026011) in the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs; Strategic Advisor 1, CS&PI, designated to Strategic Advisor 3, Exempt (Report #15-14601).

Section 3.  Amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010.  Section 4.13.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 124663, is amended as follows:

4.13.010 Exemptions from the Civil Service and Public Safety Civil Service Systems

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Employment Unit

Titles of Exempt Positions

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16.

Neighborhoods

((Administrative Staff Assistant (PosNo. 10004293))) Executive Assistant, Senior (PosNo. 00022313)

17.

Parks and Recreation

((Administrative Staff Assistant (PosNo. 0010227))) Executive Assistant (PosNo. 00010227) Executive Assistant (PosNo. 00010236)

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                     Section 4. Amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.72.080.  Section 4.72.080 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 123361, is amended as follows:

4.72.080 Rules and regulations for reimbursement.

The Director of Finance and Administrative Services is authorized to promulgate rules, policies, and procedures, consistent with this ((chapter)) Chapter 4.72. The rules, policies, and procedures promulgated by the Director of Finance and Administrative Services shall be made available from ((his/her)) the Director’s office or from other identified locations.

A. Rates of reimbursement for meals and lodging shall be determined by the Director of Finance and Administrative Services and shall be identified in the rules, policies, and procedures promulgated by the Director of Finance and Administrative Services. Rates of reimbursement for meals and lodging shall be based upon and not exceed the average cost for meals and lodging (single occupancy) reflected in a national comparative cost index, such as the Runzheimer Meal-Lodging Cost Index or the Federal Per Diem Index, for the city visited by the officer or employee requesting reimbursement.

B. When the State Legislature is in session, in lieu of reimbursement for meals and lodging in accordance with the rules, policies, and procedures established by the Director of Finance and Administrative Services, ((claims approved for)) employees in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations occupying the positions of State Lobbyist or State Affairs Director, or successor positions comparable thereto, shall receive 1) reimbursement for reasonable rent expenses and mileage reimbursement for one roundtrip between Seattle and Olympia per week, 2) mileage reimbursement for daily roundtrips between Seattle and Olympia, or 3) reimbursement for expenses as approved by the Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. No one employee’s reimbursement expenses may exceed the total per diem established for the Washington State Legislature.  ((an amount equal to the per diem established for the Washington State Legislature pursuant to RCW 44.04.080, as now or hereafter amended or succeeded.)) No portion of such funds may be used for promotional hosting.

Section 5. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is hereby ratified and confirmed.

 

 

Section 6.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by a two-thirds vote of all the members of the City Council the ____ day of ________________________, 2015, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this  _____ day of ___________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         President __________of the City Council

 

                     Approved by me this ____ day of _____________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         Edward B. Murray, Mayor

 

                     Filed by me this ____ day of __________________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

 

 

(Seal)