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File #: 2039-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Budget Staffing Plan for the City Manager's Office
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Council Priorities, 2. ATCH 2 - City Manager Initiatives, 3. ATCH 3 - Resolution with EX "A"
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Steve Potter, City Manager

Prepared By: Frances Robustelli, Assistant City Manager

Budget Staffing Plan for the City Manager's Office


Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the Budget Staffing Plan by adding one Limited Term Deputy City Manager position; and approving a FY 2019/2020 budget adjustment between the General Services Administration Account and the City Managers Department.

In early 2019, during the budget building process, the City Council adopted a list of key community focused priorities (Attachment 1). In addition to these priorities the City Manager has identified three major initiatives for the City to focus on over the next few years. They include: A Workplace Culture Initiative, Infrastructure and addressing the Unfunded Pension Liability and Improving and Investing in Technology (Attachment 2). These three key initiatives directly support the City Council's priorities. In addition to these major initiatives, City staff have identified several operational inefficiencies directly related to the current composition of the City Charter, Municipal Code, Administrative Policies, Council Policy Resolutions and Civil Service Commission Rules, some of which are significantly outdated.

The topics of infrastructure and pension liability can largely be managed by current staff and budget allocations in the operational departments, Public Works and Finance, respectively. However, the culture initiatives (E3), large scale technology projects (i.e. Integrated financial/HR/Utility Billing software program (ERP)) and overhaul of administrative changes in governing documents would be best served if managed by staff reporting directly within the City Manager's Office. The recently appointed Assistant City Manager has taken the lead on the culture initiatives and will maintain oversight to ensure succ...

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