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File #: 22-954    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/9/2022 In control: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL AND SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND HOUSING AUTHORITY*
On agenda: 11/15/2022 Final action:
Title: ADOPTION OF THE SIDE LETTER OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF COSTA MESA (CITY) AND THE COSTA MESA POLICE ASSOCIATION (CMPA) AND THE ADOPTION OF ACCOMPANYING SALARY RESOLUTION FOR CMPA
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report, 2. 1. CMPA Side Letter, 3. 2. CMPA Salary Resolution January 2023, 4. 3. CMPA Fiscal Analyses
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TITLE:
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ADOPTION OF THE SIDE LETTER OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF COSTA MESA (CITY) AND THE COSTA MESA POLICE ASSOCIATION (CMPA) AND THE ADOPTION OF ACCOMPANYING SALARY RESOLUTION FOR CMPA
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DEPARTMENT: CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE- HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: KASAMA LEE, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
CONTACT INFORMATION: KASAMA LEE, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (714) 754-5169
RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends the City Council:
1. Approve and Adopt the Side Letter of Agreement between the City of Costa Mesa and CMPA (Attachment I);

2. Approve and Adopt Resolution Number 2022-XX revising the pay ranges for CMPA (Attachment II);

3. Approve the Fiscal Impact Analyses (Attachment III);

4. Authorize the City Manager and members of the City's Negotiation Team to execute the Side Letter of Agreement documents, and amend the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Adopted Budget for the Police Department accordingly.
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BACKGROUND:
In March 2020, the City was faced with significant and unprecedented workloads and financial challenges due to the emergence of the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In addition to the devastating impacts on public health and mortality, the impact of COVID-19 on the regional, national and global economy was also significant. As a result, numerous General Fund revenue sources declined significantly, including tax revenues (e.g., sales tax, hotel tax, and business license tax, etc.).
Three months after the pandemic was declared, at the June 25, 2020 City Council Meeting, a Side Letter Agreement with CMPA was approved to achieve a five percent (5%) salary furlough and budgetary savings. The Side Letter Agreement also included the following key provisions:
* Four (4) year contract extension to June 30, 2024
* 104 hour furlough (5% compensation reduction) in FY 2020-2021
* No base salary increase in FY 2021-22
* A one percent (1%) increase in base salary in FY 2022-23, and a one percent (1%) employer mat...

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