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File #: 20-0623    Version:
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2020 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Approval of an Ordinance Updating the Olympia Municipal Code to Align with Current Law and Administration, Amending Title 1 General Provisions, Title 2 Administration and Personnel, and Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
Title
Approval of an Ordinance Updating the Olympia Municipal Code to Align with Current Law and Administration, Amending Title 1 General Provisions, Title 2 Administration and Personnel, and Title 3 Revenue and Finance

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the ordinance updating the Olympia Municipal Code to align with current law and administration, amending Title 1 General Provisions, Title 2 Administration and Personnel, and Title 3 Revenue and Finance on second reading.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve an ordinance updating the Olympia Municipal Code to align with current law and administration.

Staff Contact:
Annaliese Harksen, Deputy City Attorney, 360.753.8338

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item.

Background and Analysis:
Background and analysis haven't changed from first to second reading.

Over time, law and administration change and require updating. This ordinance is the first of many that will be brought to the City Council for approval to update the City's Municipal Code. Because updating the Code in one ordinance would be too cumbersome, the goal is to update the Code by title for consistency with current law and administration, including two to three title updates in each ordinance.

In addition to the typical evolution of job titles and duties over time, on July 15, 2020, the City Manager announced a reorganization of staff. This reorganization will provide greater efficiency in responding to the priorities of Olympia's community. The City Manager has designated two Assistant City Managers, one of whom will oversee Homelessness and Economic Development, and the other will oversee Strategic Initiatives, which includes Communications, Information Technology, Human Resources, and the Office of Performance and Innovation. The reorganization eliminates the Administrative Services Department and creates a separate Finance Department. The Fire, Police, ...

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