File #: 2024-4076   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/4/2024
Title: Adoption of Resolution Amending the Executive Management Salary Schedule Effective June 5, 2024 to Reflect an Approximately 22% Increase to the General Manager - Alameda Municipal Power Classification. (Human Resources 10025060)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1: Executive Management Salary Schedule, 2. Exhibit 2: Total Compensation Survey, 3. Resolution
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Adoption of Resolution Amending the Executive Management Salary Schedule Effective June 5, 2024 to Reflect an Approximately 22% Increase to the General Manager - Alameda Municipal Power Classification. (Human Resources 10025060)
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: Jennifer Ott, City Manager

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The General Manager - Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) position was recently vacated with the incumbent accepting a new role with a competitor agency. In preparation for an executive recruitment, Human Resources evaluated the current salary of the classification and initiated a total compensation review. Human Resources staff conducted a total compensation survey of comparable cities with electric utility departments and like or similar classifications to that of the General Manager - AMP. The results of the survey showed that the classification of General Manager - AMP was approximately 15% below median within the market. To bring to median, stay competitive with comparator agencies, and to attract and retain highly qualified candidates, it is recommended to increase the General Manager - AMP's salary by approximately 22%, resulting in a $63,104 increase to the range, effective the first full pay period following adoption, June 5, 2024. AMP's Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget is not yet finalized; however, it is estimated that the impact of this increase to the FY 2025 budget will be 0.06% of total operating budget, and 0.49% of total labor budget. There would be minimal impact on the FY 2024 budget as the position is currently vacant. This increase is exclusive of the 2.5% Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) effective July 1, 2024, which has been factored into the FY 2025 budget. It was determined that there are sufficient funds within the current proposed AMP budget, and this proposal does not result in any need to increase rates for AMP customers. The updated Executive Management Salary Schedule is provided in Exhibit 1 and a s...

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