RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1518
A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of The Metropolitan Board of Health, effective July 1, 2015.
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, 2015, 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 RS2014-1128, a new pay plan was approved by the Metropolitan Council to go into effect on January 1, 2015; and,
WHEREAS, the pay plan that was adopted pursuant to RS2014-1128 included funding for open pay range merit increases; and,
WHEREAS, it is the desire that employees, who are paid pursuant to open pay ranges, to continue to be eligible, at the discretion of the employee’s Appointing Authority, to receive merit pay increases; and,
WHEREAS, the Board of Health’s Civil Service Commission has recommended that the pay plan approved under RS2014-1128 be amended to allow a salary increase for all employees of The Metropolitan Department of Health in the amount of two and one half (2.5%) percent, with such increase becoming effective as of July 1, 2015; and,
WHEREAS, the Director of Finance has 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 has approved the plan 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 RS2014-1128 and which went into effect on January 1, 2015, for the employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, from and after July 1, 2015, shall be as provided in Exhibit “A”. Exhibit “A” reflects a salary increase in the amount of two and one half (2.5%) percent. Exhibit “A” is incorporated into this Resolution as if fully set out herein.
Section 2: Additional funding shall be provided to the Metropolitan Department of Health in the amount of two (2.0%) percent of the 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”. For FY16, no employee shall be eligible to receive an open range merit salary increase in an amount greater than four (4%) percent of the employee’s salary. Open range salary increases for FY16 will be effective as of July 1, 2015.
Section 3: This Resolution shall take effect on July 1, 2015, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Bill Pridemore
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|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee
|Introduced:||June 16, 2015|
|Adopted:||June 16, 2015|
|Approved:||June 17, 2015|
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