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File #: 19-241    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/20/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants Regarding Pay, Hours and Other Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Period January 1, 2019 Through December 31, 2019 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants regarding pay, hours and other terms and conditions of employment for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-22, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Merced Association of Police Sergeants; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. MAPS MOU FINAL 2019.pdf

Report Prepared by: Deneen Proctor, Director of Support Services

Title
SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants Regarding Pay, Hours and Other Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Period January 1, 2019 Through December 31, 2019

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants regarding pay, hours and other terms and conditions of employment for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-22, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Merced Association of Police Sergeants; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

Body
ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Deny; or
3. Refer back to staff with instructions.

AUTHORITY
Resolution No. 80-106 - Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced establishing an Employer-Employee Organizations Relations Policy.

Meyer Milias Brown Act.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-2019 Adopted Budget

DISCUSSION
The City's negotiations team and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants have completed the collective bargaining process and have reached agreement on a contract. The contract is consistent with City Council direction and provides base wage increases and other benefits in accordance with the anticipated revenue forecast along with updating the Memorandum of Understanding language to align with new state and federal laws. Therefore, staff recommends adoption of the Resolution approving the Memorandum of Understanding.

Some of the terms agreed upon in this Memorandum of Understanding are as follows:

* Term: One Year, the term of the agreement shall be effec...

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