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Resolution RS2019-1771

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, 2019.

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, 2019, 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 RS2018-1247, a one-year pay plan was approved by the Metropolitan Council to go into effect on July 1, 2018; and,

WHEREAS, the pay plan that was adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 included increment pay increases that are earned at various time intervals; and,

WHEREAS, it is the desire for these increment increases to continue; and,

WHEREAS, it is further the desire that employees who are paid pursuant to open pay ranges be eligible, at the discretion of the employee’s Appointing Authority, to receive merit pay increases; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission recognizes that the pay scales included in the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 should be modified by applying a cost of living increase as of July 1, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission recommends that the pay scales be increased by 3.0 % as of July 1, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission also recognizes the need to make adjustments on the Park Police Pay Table, for equity purposes, by increasing the starting salaries for Park Police employees while they are in trainee status; 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, The Civil Service Commission also recognizes the need to make adjustments on the Directors Pay Table, for equity and competitive purposes, by increasing the minimum and maximum salaries for each level; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sec. 12.10 of the Metropolitan Charter the Civil Service Commission has created the new employment classifications of 311 Call Center Specialist and 311 Call Center Specialist Senior, necessitating the need to amend the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 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 her consideration; and,

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

WHEREAS, the Mayor has 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 RS2018-1247 and which went into effect on July 1, 2018, 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, 2019 shall be as provided in Exhibit “A”. Exhibit “A” reflects an increase in the amount of 3.0 % and the continuation of step increment adjustments. Exhibit “A” further reflects:

• Adjustments to the Park Police Pay Table by increasing the pay scale for the PK01 classification by a total of approximately 6.4 %.
• Adjustments to the Emergency Telecommunications Pay Table by increasing the pay scale for the ET01 and ET02 classifications by a total of approximately 12.3 %.
• Adjustments to the Directors Pay Table by increasing in various percentage amounts the minimum and maximum salaries for each level.
• Adjustments to some classifications by changing the title and upgrading the salary assigned to that position as set out in the worksheets submitted to the Metropolitan Council.

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

Section 2: The pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 and which went into effect on July 1, 2018, 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, 2019 shall include the classifications of:

• 311 Call Center Specialist – Class # 11044 – Grade ST07
• 311 Call Center Specialist Senior – Class # 11045 – Grade ST08

Section 3: The pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 and which went into effect on July 1, 2018, 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, 2019 shall exclude the classifications of:

• Circulation Assistant 1 – Class #02900 – Grade ST04
• Concessions Clerk 1 – Class #06084 – Grade ST04
• Data Entry Operator 1 – Class #02760 – Grade ST04
• Data Entry Operator 2 – Class #04600 – Grade ST05
• Equipment & Supply Clerk 1 – Class #05010 – Grade ST04
• Office Support Rep 1 – Class #10120 – Grade ST04
• Steno Clerk 1 – Class #06092 – Grade ST04
• Steno Clerk 2 – Class #04840 – Grade ST05
• Steno Clerk 3 – Class #03840 – Grade ST06

Section 4: Additional funding shall be provided to each department in the amount of 2 % of that department’s total annual open range salary budget so that employees in Open Range pay classifications will have the opportunity to receive merit based salary increases, at the discretion of the Appointing Authority, as reflected in Exhibit “A”. Eligibility for Open Range salary increases for FY20 will become effective as of July 1, 2019.

Section 5: Upon the adoption of the pay plan attached as Exhibit “A” and upon it becoming effective, the pay plan adopted pursuant to RS2018-1247 is hereby repealed.

Section 6: This Resolution shall take effect on July 1, 2019, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedJune 4, 2019

DeferredJune 4, 2019

AdoptedJune 18, 2019

ApprovedJune 19, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 06/21/2019 2:36 PM