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File #: 18-499    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/13/2018 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 4/24/2018 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Council Direction on Assigned Responsibilities and Commensurate Salary Options for Elected City Clerk
Attachments: 1. Agenda report and presentation from February 13, 2018 Council meeting, 2. Powerpoint presentation from March 29, 2018 Special Council meeting, 3. City Clerk Total Comp Survey 4-19-18, 4. POST MEETING MATERIAL
Discussion and Council Direction on Assigned Responsibilities and Commensurate Salary Options for Elected City Clerk

On February 6, 2018 City Clerk Rod Diridon, Jr. resigned from his elective office. That same night, the City Council accepted his resignation, in effect, declaring the office vacant. At the meeting of February 13, Council heard a presentation outlining options to consider in response to the sudden vacancy of the elective City Clerk position. A copy of that agenda report, as well as the presentation, is attached for reference.

Following a staff presentation, discussion and public input, Council directed staff to: 1) return with a potential draft Charter amendment related to the position of the City Clerk to include on the June 5, 2018 ballot, including alternative language for consideration; and 2) clarify any potential conflict with the By-District Council Elections & Voting Method Ballot Measure already approved for the June 5, 2018 election.

The Council also requested that staff conduct outreach utilizing social media and other tools to encourage public participation/feedback on the potential draft ballot measure(s); provide information on the cost of adding the ballot measure on the June 5, 2018 election; and, provide background information on previous Charter amendment ballot measures relative to the position of elected City Clerk and related information from the recent Charter Review Committee.

In response to Council's direction, on March 6, 2018, Council considered draft Resolutions outlining potential ballot measures related to the City Clerk and staff presented results of the conducted outreach and gathered background information for Council's review. That evening, Council took no action on placing any charter amendments on the ballot or to appoint to the elected City Clerk position. Council instead directed staff to return to Council to call a special election for November 2018 to fil...

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