City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
190831

18.B Requesting a transfer of $1,712 from the Salary Contingency Acct. to the Personnel Salaries Acct. to establish the position of Human Resources Coordinator/Civil Service Manager.

Information

Department:Auditing & PayrollSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Transfer Interdepartmental

Attachments

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Body

To the Honorable Board:

 

I hereby request, subject to the approval of your Honorable Board, a transfer in the amount of $1,712.00 from the Salary Contingency Account to the Personnel Department Salaries Account to establish the position of Human Resources Coordinator/Civil Service Manager at an annualized salary of $43,000.00. The transfer funds the position for the period February 28, 2011-June 30, 2011. The amount is the differential between the salary of the Human Resource Coordinator and the new position.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

Meeting History

Feb 10, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Feb 22, 2011 6:30 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

The committee questioned the necessity of establishing this position, at a base pay of $43,000, in light of the city’s current financial situation. Chairman Heuston reviewed the duties associated with the position and stated that it is better suited as a clerical position, not a managerial position.

The following information was requested:

- An organizational chart of the Personnel Department

- A breakdown of management responsibilities in the Personnel Department

- An explanation of the rationale for the salary increase

- An explanation of the calculation used to arrive at the salary increase

- A list of new hires and terminations during 2010

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Apr 13, 2011 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Willardson, Chief Kelleher and Deputy Chief Cabral spoke on this item and told the members that the base salary for this position would increase from $38,000 to $43,000 due to the increased responsibilities associated with the position.

RESULT:APPROVED
Apr 14, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED