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Resolution RS2020-358 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, effective July 1, 2020.

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission has, pursuant to Section 12.10 of the Metropolitan Charter, assigned each employment classification to a salary grade as of July 1, 2020, with such assignments being equitably related to each other; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission has adopted the salary ranges for each grade; and,

WHEREAS, the Director of Personnel for the Civil Service Commission has recommended, after the Commission’s approval, desirable salary ranges for each grade to the Director of Finance; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to RS2019-1771, a pay plan was approved by the Metropolitan Council to go into effect on July 1, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, the pay plan that was adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 included increment pay increases that are earned at various time intervals; and,

WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Civil Service Commission for these increment increases to continue; and,

WHEREAS, the pay plan that was adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 included money to fund merit pay increases for employees compensated pursuant to open-range pay plans; and,

WHEREAS, due to the effects on the economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting revenue shortfall experienced by the Metropolitan Government, it is not the recommendation of the Civil Service Commission for open-range merit pay increases to continue in FY21; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission recognizes the need to make adjustments on the Park Police Pay Table, for equity purposes, by increasing the base salary for Park Police Sergeant; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission further recognizes the need to make adjustments on the Emergency Communications Pay Table, for equity and competitive purposes, by increasing the salaries in the first two levels; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sec. 12.10 of the Metropolitan Charter the Civil Service Commission has created the new employment classifications of Environmental Compliance Supervisor and Water Quality Supervisor, necessitating the need to amend the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 by adding these classifications; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sec. 12.10 of the Metropolitan Charter, the recommendations of the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission were forwarded to the Director of Finance for his consideration; and,

WHEREAS, the Director of Finance approved all the recommendations of the Civil Service Commission except the payment of increment increases, and as a result of the effects on the economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the revenue shortfall experienced by the Metropolitan Government, he recommends against the continuation of pay increments for FY21, and forwarded his recommendations with a statement of full budgetary implications to the Mayor for his approval; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor approves the plan presented to him by the Director of Finance and recommends its adoption by the Metropolitan County Council.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. The pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 and which went into effect on July 1, 2019, for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, from and after July 1, 2020 shall be as provided in Exhibit “A”. Exhibit “A” reflects:

• Adjustments to the Park Police Pay Table by increasing the pay scale for the PK03 pay grade by a total of approximately 7.1 %.
• Adjustments to the Emergency Telecommunications Pay Table by increasing the pay scale for the ET01 and ET02 pay grades by a total of approximately 9.0% and 3% respectively.
• A removal of pay increments for FY21.

Exhibit “A” is incorporated into this Resolution as if fully set out herein.

Section 2. The pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 and which went into effect on July 1, 2019, for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, from and after July 1, 2020 shall include the positions of:

• Environmental Compliance Supervisor – Class # 11085 – Grade OR06
• Water Quality Supervisor – Class # 11086 – Grade OR06

Section 3. The pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 and which went into effect on July 1, 2019, for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, from and after July 1, 2020 shall not include additional funding for open range pay classifications to receive merit-based salary increases.

Section 4. Upon the adoption of the pay plan attached as Exhibit “A” and upon it becoming effective, the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1771 is hereby repealed.

Section 5. This Resolution shall take effect on July 1, 2020, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee

IntroducedJune 16, 2020

AmendedJune 16, 2020

AdoptedJune 16, 2020

ApprovedJune 17, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 06/29/2020 4:58 PM