City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
18-R-4052

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER HOWARD SHOOK REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HUMAN RESOURCES, FINANCE, AND LAW WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH THE CITY AUDITOR AND THE ETHICS OFFICER TO REVIEW ORDINANCE 18-O-1470 AND ESTABLISH AN APPROPRIATE PERFORMANCE BONUS POLICY THAT COMPLIES WITH GEORGIA STATE LAW; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Office of Research and Policy AnalysisSponsors:Councilmember, District 7 Howard Shook
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WHEREAS, Ordinance 18-O-1470 (the “Ordinance”) was introduced at the August 6, 2018 full council meeting; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ordinance amends the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances to create Section 114-143 which establishes guidelines and criteria to govern the award of bonuses to respective City employees; and

 

WHEREAS, certain portions of this Ordinance may possibly be in conflict with other sections of the City Code of Ordinances and state law; and

 

WHEREAS, to ensure that this Ordinance is considered in a complete manner, it is necessary to have a thorough review of the proposed Ordinance with current City ordinances and state law.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, that the Departments of Human Resources, Finance, and Law shall work collaboratively with the City Auditor and Ethics Officer to review Ordinance 18-O-1470, which adds Section 114-143 of the City Code of Ordinances to establish guidelines and criteria to govern the award of bonuses to respective City employees.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this collaborative working group shall consider recommendations from the Coleman Report and the City Auditor/Ethics Officer’s Bonus Report to clarify certain portions of the City Code that may be ambiguous and to establish a performance bonus policy that complies with the State of Georgia Gratuities Clause.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the working group shall provide its final recommendations to the Finance/Executive Committee within Ninety (90) days upon adoption of this resolution.

 

Meeting History

Aug 20, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Aug 29, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Mariam Woods, Human Resources Commissioner

RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Howard Shook, Chair
SECONDER:Matt Westmoreland, Post 2 At Large
AYES:Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Andrea L. Boone, Andre Dickens, Jennifer N. Ide, J. P. Matzigkeit, Matt Westmoreland
Sep 4, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

MEMBERS PRESENT: SHOOK, WESTMORELAND, MATZIGKEIT, BOONE, ARCHIBONG, DICKENS & IDE

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 12, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 17, 2018 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 26, 2018 1:00 PM  Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 1, 2018 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 10, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 15, 2018 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 24, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 5, 2018 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 14, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 19, 2018 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
Nov 28, 2018 1:00 PM  Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 3, 2018 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 12, 2018 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 7, 2019 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 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 22, 2019 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 30, 2019 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Howard Shook, Chair
SECONDER:Jennifer N. Ide, District 6
AYES:Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Andrea L. Boone, Jennifer N. Ide, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Andre Dickens, J. P. Matzigkeit
Feb 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large
SECONDER:Dustin Hillis, Councilmember, District 9
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd