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File #: 22-0419    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/18/2021 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Compensation Initiative for City and City Related Employees.
Attachments: 1. 22-0419 - Attachment 1- FY 2021 Budget Information on Compensation.pdf, 2. 22-0419 - Attachment 2 - GSEWG Mid-Year Compensation Memo to CMO 10.22.21.pdf
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 19, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Compensation Initiative for City and City Related Employees.
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ISSUES: (a) Implementing FY2021 compensation initiatives which were eliminated from the FY 2021 proposed budget because of COVID-19 revenue losses, (b) providing a one-time $1,000 bonus for full-time employees and pro-rated for part-time employees; and (c) providing funding for Deputy Sheriff positions one-time bonuses where State funding was not fully provided.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Approve a 1.5% increase in the rate of pay to all FY 2022 City pay scales1 as originally proposed in the FY 2021 operating budget;

2. Approve a two-grade increase for Police Captains and Police Lieutenants and a one-grade increase for Deputy Sheriff Captains and Deputy Sheriff Lieutenants as originally proposed in the FY 2021 operating budget;

3. Approve moving the Deputy Fire Chiefs and the Chief Deputy Sheriffs to the Executive Pay Scale as originally proposed in the FY 2021 operating budget; and

4. Approve a one-time $1,000 bonus for all eligible2 full time City and State-paid employees and a one-time prorated bonus for City and State-paid part-time employees in recognition of the valuable work these employees have undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic in delivering City services and helping keep the public and their fellow employees safe;

5. Approve the City funding of the one-time $3,000 bonuses for those 100% City-funded Deputy Sheriff positions for whom the Commonwealth of Virginia did not provide the State's planned $3,000 Deputy Sheriff one-time bonuses; and

6. Indicate that compensation will be a priority for funding consideration as part of planning for the upcoming FY 2023 proposed City operating budget.

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