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File #: 2022-2041   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2022
Title: Recommendation to Authorize City Attorney to Effectuate the Transition for the Administration of the Rent Program from the Alameda Housing Authority, who Currently Acts as the City's Contract Program Administrator, Back In-house to the City of Alameda's City Attorney's Office; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the Salary Schedule for: the Alameda City Employees Association (ACEA) to Reinstate the Classification of Housing Specialist II and Approving Workforce Changes in the City Attorney's Office to Add Six New Positions: Three Housing Specialists, One Administrative Management Analyst, One Administrative Technician II Position, and One Director of Rent Program; and Authorize the City Attorney to Fill the Six New Positions Consistent with All Applicable Laws and Regulations. (City Attorney 20761840)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Contract, 2. Exhibit 2 - ACEA Salary Schedule, 3. Resolution
Title
Recommendation to Authorize City Attorney to Effectuate the Transition for the Administration of the Rent Program from the Alameda Housing Authority, who Currently Acts as the City's Contract Program Administrator, Back In-house to the City of Alameda's City Attorney's Office; and
Adoption of Resolution Amending the Salary Schedule for: the Alameda City Employees Association (ACEA) to Reinstate the Classification of Housing Specialist II and Approving Workforce Changes in the City Attorney's Office to Add Six New Positions: Three Housing Specialists, One Administrative Management Analyst, One Administrative Technician II Position, and One Director of Rent Program; and
Authorize the City Attorney to Fill the Six New Positions Consistent with All Applicable Laws and Regulations. (City Attorney 20761840)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Following City Council direction on April 12, 2022, directing staff to return with a plan to facilitate transitioning the Rent Program, in-house, back to the City of Alameda ("City"), as a component of the City Attorney's Office ("CAO"). Staff has had productive discussions with the Alameda Housing Authority ("Housing Authority"). Through those discussions, with a shared goal for a smooth and seamless transition, staff from both sides tentatively agreed that October 1, 2022 would be the best date to transition the program back to the City.

It is recommended to add six positions to the City Attorney's Office to support the operations of the Rent Program. The recommended positions reflect the duties currently performed by Housing Authority employees assigned to the Rent Program. The classifications recommended for the program are Director of Rent Program, Administrative Management Analyst, Administrative Technician II, and Housing Specialist II. The latter classification, Housing Specialist II, will be reinstated in the Alameda City Employees Association (ACEA) Salary schedul...

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