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File #: 19-0192   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/5/2019
Title: Adopt a Resolution Amending the City's Salary Resolution to Increase the Salary Range of the City Clerk Classification.
Attachments: 1. Salary Survey - City Clerk, 2. Resolution
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Adopt a Resolution Amending the City's Salary Resolution to Increase the Salary Range of the City Clerk Classification.

Report

BACKGROUND
This report recommends amending the City's Salary Resolution to update the schedule of pay for the classification of City Clerk.

EXISTING POLICY
Section 1104, Pay Plan, of the City Charter states that amendments to the pay schedule may be adopted from time to time by the City Council upon the recommendation of the City Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" with the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5) in that it is a governmental organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.

DISCUSSION
In January, the Office of the City Manager was notified by the City Clerk of her intent to retire in May 2019. In anticipation of the need to conduct a recruitment to fill the vacancy that will be created, a salary study was conducted to assess pay equity for the City Clerk classification among Sunnyvale's comparable cities. The study shows that the City Clerk classification in Sunnyvale is paid below the comparable city average. This request is to increase the salary range of the classification in advance of the recruitment process in efforts to attract a competitive and qualified pool of applicants.

Based on the results of the salary study, Human Resources recommends increasing the City Clerk control point to $145,716/annually. This is an increase from $132,469/annually and aligns the City Clerk classification control point with the control point of the comparable classifications of Human Resources Manager and Risk Manager, both of which are division manager classifications with a single program focus.

FISCAL IMPACT
The recommended action will increase the annual cost to the City by approximately $17,000 per year ...

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