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File #: 20-1553    Version: 2
Type: Administrative Items Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 4/6/2020 Final action: 4/6/2020
Title: Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Police Officers' Association and the City of Huntington Beach for January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023
Attachments: 1. Att#1 - POA Summary of MOU Modifications, 2. Att#2 - POA Fiscal Impact Report, 3. Att#3 - HBPOA Legislative Draft, 4. 4032020 SC, 5. 0406 SC - Part 1, 6. 0406 SC - Part 2, 7. 0406 SC - Part 3, 8. 0406 SC - Part 4, 9. Late Items Binder1 - Names Announced, 10. Late Items Binder2 - Not announced-FINAL, 11. 0406 Sup Com-Presentation POA-MEO-HBMT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Travis Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

Subject:
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Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Police Officers' Association and the City of Huntington Beach for January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023
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Statement of Issue:
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Police Officers' Association (POA) expired on December 31, 2019. Subsequently, the City and POA engaged in good-faith negotiations, ultimately reaching tentative agreement on terms in February 2020 on a 3.5-year contract covering the period January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.

Financial Impact:
Pursuant to the terms reached in the MOU with POA, the total projected cost of the labor pact as estimated by the Finance Department is $1.21 million in Year 1; $1.15 million in Year 2; and $1.40 million in Year 3. This results in an average annual cost increase of $1.25 million per year during the life of the agreement, which constitutes an average annual 0.8% increase in the City's overall FY 2019/20 personnel budget of $162.04 million.

Recommended Action:
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Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Police Officers' Association and the City of Huntington Beach for the period January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve the introduction of the proposed successor MOU for POA employees, and direct staff to: (1) continue to meet and confer with the Association, or (2) utilize the impasse procedures contained within the City's Employer-Employee Relations Resolution

Analysis:
The Police Officers' Association (POA) represents approximately 250 employees in the City.

Starting in late 2019, representatives for the City and POA engaged in active negotiations on a new...

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