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File #: 20-2009    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/16/2020 Final action: 11/16/2020
Title: Adopt Ordinance No. 4221 to amend Section 2.76.010 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code related to exclusions from competitive service (Fiscal Year 2020/21 Reorganization Plan in Response to COVID-19) Approved for introduction November 2, 2020 - Vote: 7-0
Attachments: 1. Att#1 HBMT Reso 2020-77, 2. Att#2 MSMA Reso 2020-78, 3. Att#3 MEO Reso 2020-79, 4. Att#4 Ordinance No. 4221 & Leg Draft, 5. Att#5 NA Reso 2020-80, 6. Att#6 Table of Organization, 7. Att#7 Adopted FY 20-21 Org Charts, 8. Att#8 Revised FY 20-21 Org Charts, 9. 11/02/20 SC Hopkins Memo and Revised Attachments, 10. 11/02/20 SC Chi PPT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager
Dahle Bulosan, Chief Financial Officer

Subject:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4221 to amend Section 2.76.010 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code related to exclusions from competitive service (Fiscal Year 2020/21 Reorganization Plan in Response to COVID-19)
Approved for introduction November 2, 2020 - Vote: 7-0
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Statement of Issue:
Ordinance No. 4221 approved for introduction on November 2, 2020, requires adoption.

Financial Impact:
The Separation Incentive Program is estimated to save the City's General Fund $6 million in Fiscal Year 2020/21, and in excess of $6 million annually in future years.

Recommended Action:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4221, "An Ordinance of the City of Huntington Beach Amending the Huntington Beach Municipal Code by Amending Section 2.76.010 Thereof Related to Exclusions From the Competitive Service."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve the recommended Citywide Reorganization plan and direct staff accordingly. In accordance with Personnel Rule 12-4, if an amendment to the City's Classification Plan is rejected by the City Council, the City Council is to refer such amendments or revisions to the Personnel Commission with reasons for rejection and its recommendation thereon.

Analysis:
Citywide Reorganization Plan
On June 29, 2020, the City Council approved a balanced FY 2020/21 Budget with significant budget cuts made to address the financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. $21.03 million in General Fund budget cuts were identified to address a $20 million revenue shortfall. The City Council approved the use of a Separation Incentive Program (SIP) to reorganize the City's operations to balance the City's budget. The SIP provides $1,500 for every year of service plus 6-months' worth of insurance coverage as an incentive for employ...

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