City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
15-O-1367

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS ALEX WAN AND MARY NORWOOD AMENDING THE CITY OF ATLANTA FISCAL YEAR 2016 BUDGET TO INCLUDE A PAY INCREASE IN AN AMOUNT OF THREE AND ONE HALF PERCENT (3.5%) FOR ALL ELIGIBLE PERMANENT FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES WHO ARE GRADE 19 AND ABOVE, EXCLUDING TEMPORARY, PART-TIME, CONTRACT AND SEASONAL EMPLOYEES AND SWORN PERSONNEL; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 6 Alex Wan, Councilmember, Post 2 At-Large Mary Norwood
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WHEREAS; the last time the City authorized a pay increase for all City employees was during

the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget in the amount of 3.5% for all employees except for sworn

police and fire personnel and (2%) for police and fire personnel; and

 

WHEREAS, the pay increase was authorized to compensate employees who had been

furloughed and who had been forced to take lower paying positions in order retain gainful

employment; and

 

WHEREAS, since that time the cost of living has increased while most City employees' salaries

have remained the same; and

 

WHEREAS, in efforts to make City employee salaries comparable to the current market, the

City Council authorized a three and a half percent (3.5%) pay increase for all permanent fulltime

employees who are Grade 19 and above, excluding temporary, part-time, contract and

seasonal employees and sworn professionals; and

 

WHEREAS, the pay increase would be a performance-based salary increase which would allow

supervisors and managers to use the increases to reward high-performing employees; and

 

WHEREAS, to be eligible for the pay increase, an employee must attain an evaluation rating of

satisfactory of better, an employee who receives a rating of "needs improvement" shall become

ineligible for the increase as per Section 114-126 of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to 15-0-1065 adopted by the Atlanta City Council on July 20, 2015 and

approved by the Mayor on July 27, 2015, all eligible full-time permanent City employees at

Grade 18 and below were given a 3.5% COLA, effective July 1, 2015; and

 

WHEREAS, Grades 19 and above were not eligible for the COLA; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Atlanta City Council that all eligible full-time permanent City

employees at Grade 19 and above, excluding temporary, part-time, contract and seasonal

employees and sworn professionals are authorized to receive a pay increase in the amount of

3.5%.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

ATLANTA GEORGIA, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: That the Fiscal Year 2016 City of Atlanta Budget be amended to include a pay

increase, effective July 1, 2015, in the amount of three and a half percent (3.5%) for all

permanent full-time employees who are Grade 19 and above, excluding temporary, part-time,

contract and seasonal employees and sworn professionals.

 

SECTION 2: That compensation cost will be paid from appropriate funds with the General Fund

portion allocated from 1001(GENERAL FUND) 200101 (NDP RESERVATION OF FUND)

5999901 (RESERVE CONVERSION ACCOUNT) 1512000 (ACCOUNTING).

 

 

SECTION 3: That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby

repealed for purposes of this ordinance only, and only to the extent of the conflict.

 

Meeting History

Aug 17, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Sep 8, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 21, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 5, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 19, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 2, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 7, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 4, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 1, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 28, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 12, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [6 TO 0]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
AWAY:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Andre Dickens
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 11, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 25, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 15, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 15, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 29, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Apr 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 10, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 15, 2017 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 24, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 14, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FORWARDED WITH NO RECOMMENDATI [6 TO 0]
MOVER:Felicia A Moore, Councilmember, District 9
SECONDER:Howard Shook, Chair
AYES:Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Alex Wan, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Carla Smith, Felicia A Moore
AWAY:Clarence "C. T." Martin
Jun 19, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Councilmember Adrean made a Motion to Table all budget related items (15-O-1367, 15-O-1554, 16-O-1427, 16-O-1719, 17-O-1171, 17-O-1172, 17-O-1173, 17-O-1327, 17-O-1328) for a Special Call Meeting. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays.

TABLED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:TABLED [14 TO 0]Next: 6/21/2017 1:00 PM
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Carla Smith
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Special Call Meeting
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During the meeting, Councilmember Moore made a Motion to remove items (15-O-1367, 15-O-1554, 16-O-1719, 17-O-1327, 17-O-1328, 16-O-1427) from the Table. It was Seconded by Councilmember Adrean and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 0 nays. All items were then before Council. During discussion of the meeting, Councilmember Shook made a Motion to File items (15-O-1367, 15-O-1554, 17-O-1327, 17-O-1328, 16-O-1427). It was properly Seconded and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays.

FILED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:FILED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Alex Wan