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File #: 1438-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Consent Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action: 6/19/2018
Title: Establishment of Department Head Position for Utilities Director
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Draft Ordinance
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Mike Parness, City Manager

Prepared By: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

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Establishment of Department Head Position for Utilities Director

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Approve the first reading and introduction of an ordinance amending Napa Municipal Code Title 2 by enacting a new Chapter 2.42 to establish a new appointive officer and department head position for the Utilities Director; and by amending Chapters 2.12, 2.40, 2.46, 2.48, and 2.52 to update the list of appointive officers and department heads.

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DISCUSSION:
The Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Mid-Cycle Budget contained Decision Packages and a Revised Staffing Allocation Plan outlining staffing changes consistent with the reorganization of the Public Works and Parks and Recreation Departments, and establishing a Utilities Department.

In order to consolidate management of like activities in a single department and focus department priorities, the Council approved creation of a Utilities Department which includes Water, Solid Waste, Recycling and Stormwater.

Due to this change, the position of Utilities Director was created and changes to the functions within the Public Works Department were implemented and approved by Council on June 5, 2018.

Concurrently with the creation of the new Utilities Director position, it became clear the additional updates were warranted to portions of the Napa Municipal Code, in order to correct outdated references to previously superseded department head positions, including the deletion of references to the Community Resources Director (that was replaced by the Parks and Recreation Services Director), the Housing Director (that was subsumed within the responsibilities of the Community Development Director, through the management of the Housing Manager), and the Personnel Director (which was repealed by the voters in 2014, through amendments to City Charter Section 76.1). Ac...

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