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Resolution RS2020-359 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, effective July 1, 2020.

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Board of Health, acting in its official capacity as a Civil Service Commission has, pursuant to Sections 12.09 and 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 Board of Health’s Civil Service Commission has adopted the salary ranges for each grade; and,

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

WHEREAS, pursuant to RS2019-1772, 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 RS2019-1772 included both increment pay increases that are earned at various time intervals, and merit pay increases for employees in open pay ranges; and,

WHEREAS, due to the effects on the economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Metropolitan Government is experiencing a significant revenue shortfall which necessitates cost cutting measures for the next fiscal year; and,

WHEREAS, in light of this financial need, the Civil Service Commission for the Board of Health has approved and recommended to the Director of Finance a delay on all increments and open range pay merit increases; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 12.09 and 12.10 of the Metropolitan Charter, the recommendations of the Board of Health’s Civil Service Commission were forwarded to the Director of Finance for his consideration; and,

WHEREAS, the Director of Finance approved the recommendations of the Board of Health’s Civil Service Commission and forwarded the same with a statement of full budgetary implications to the Mayor for his approval; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor approved 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 RS2019-1772 and which went into effect on July 1, 2019, for employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, from and after July 1, 2020 shall be as provided in Exhibit “A”. Exhibit “A” reflects a delay on all increment advances and open range pay increases. Exhibit “A” is incorporated into this Resolution as if fully set out herein.

Section 2: Upon the adoption of the pay plan attached as Exhibit “A” and upon it becoming effective, the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2019-1772 is hereby repealed.

Section 3: 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
Health, Hospitals, and Social Services 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