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File #: 2089-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Title: Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Napa and the Napa Police Officers' Association
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - MOU between the City of Napa and NPOA
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Steve Potter, City Manager

Prepared By: Desiree Brun, Deputy City Manager

TITLE:
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Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Napa and the Napa Police Officers' Association

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Approve the Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between the City of Napa and the Napa Police Officers' Association ("NPOA") for the term August 7, 2019 through August 31, 2022, and authorize the City Manager to execute the MOU.

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DISCUSSION:
In March 2019, the City of Napa and NPOA began negotiations on a successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). On July 8, 2019, the City and NPOA reached a Tentative Agreement, which was ratified by the NPOA membership on August 7, 2019, and adopted by City Council at the August 20, 2019 meeting.
The attached MOU document contains all provisions of the approved Tentative Agreement, and incorporates approved side letters of agreement and amendments to the previous MOU. In general, the successor MOU between the City of Napa and the Napa Police Officers' Association includes the following major terms. The parties have agreed to a term of August 7, 2019 through August 31, 2022 with negotiated salary increases of three-percent (3%) per year and an equity increase of one-percent (1%) per year. The equity increases reflect Council's desire to bring NPOA salaries and benefits in alignment with those of other police agencies within our survey market. The first salary and equity increases are effective upon adoption and were implemented with the pay period beginning August 10, 2019. The salary and equity increases in the 2020/21 and 2021/22 fiscal years will be effective with the pay periods containing July 1st in each of those years.
In addition to the negotiated salary and equity increases, a change to the Peace Officer Standards and Training certificate pay (POST pay) was made. The current POST pay is set at a flat dollar amount for th...

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