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File #: 2077-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 10/7/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Title: Budget Staffing Plan for the Public Works Department - Downtown Maintenance Program
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Julie Lucido, Public Works Director

Prepared By: Brandon Alves, Management Analyst II

TITLE:
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Budget Staffing Plan for the Public Works Department - Downtown Maintenance Program

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the Budget Staffing Plan to add one Street Maintenance Worker I/II position and delete one Maintenance Laborer position, and approve a FY 2019/20 budget adjustment in Public Works Maintenance.

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DISCUSSION:
In order to consolidate management of like activities in a single department and focus department priorities, decision package DP-0549 was approved by Council at the FY 2018/19 Mid-Cycle Budget to consolidate the following maintenance activities into Public Works from the Parks and Recreation Services Department:
- Facilities Maintenance
- Custodial Services
- Parking Garage Maintenance
- Downtown Hardscape Maintenance and Cleaning (sidewalks and parking lots)

Upon the transfer of these programs to Public Works, the following position classifications were transferred to the Public Works Department from the Parks and Recreation Services Department:
- Park Maintenance Worker III (1)
- Maintenance Laborer (1)
- Parks, Trees & Facilities Supervisor (1)
- Maintenance Craftsworker (1)
- Custodian (4)

Public Works has three crews that have responsibility for the maintenance of the street right of way. These include the Streets/Paving Crew, the Sidewalk/Concrete Crew, and the Signing/Striping Crew. The downtown hardscape maintenance group is part of the Signing/Striping Crew. The department has determined that a more skilled job classification is necessary to support the signing and striping crew to accomplish their assigned work, including the downtown maintenance tasks. In a recent classification study performed by the Human Resources department, it was identified that the former incumbent in the Maintenance Labor...

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