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File #: 19-0864    Version: 1
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/17/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 9/24/2019 Final action: 9/24/2019
Title: Adoption of a Resolution Approving Interim City Manager Employment Agreement
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Agreement

Title

Adoption of a Resolution Approving Interim City Manager Employment Agreement

 

Recommended Action

Committee Recommendation:

Not referred to a committee.

 

City Manager Recommendation:

Not applicable

 

Report

Issue:

Whether to adopt a resolution approving an Interim City Manager Employment Agreement with Steven J. (“Jay”) Burney.

 

Staff Contact:

Mark Barber, City Attorney, 360.753.8338.

 

Presenter(s):

None - Consent Calendar Item.

 

Background and Analysis:

City Manager Steven R. Hall has given the City notice of his retirement at the conclusion of business on November 7, 2019.  The Olympia City Council is vested with the authority under state law to designate a qualified administrative officer to perform the duties of manager as prescribed by law.  The Council seeks to employ an Interim City Manager starting November 8, 2019, with the appropriate executive and administrative qualifications and knowledge of the accepted practice in duties of a city manager.  The Interim City Manager Employment Agreement with Steven J. (“Jay”) Burney will fulfill Council’s goals while the Council weighs its options.

 

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):

Unknown.

 

Options:

1.                     Adopt the resolution approving the Interim City Manager Employment Agreement with Steven J. (“Jay”) Burney.

2.                     Do not adopt the resolution.

3.                     Direct staff to take other action.

 

Financial Impact:

Base salary will be $175,249.59 per year, which is comparable to current City Manager salary compensation.

 

Attachments:

Resolution

Agreement