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File #: 20-818    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/27/2020 In control: Civil Service Commission
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/14/2020
Title: Announcement of and Call for Applicants to the Salary Setting Commission
REPORT TO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
SUBJECT
Title
Announcement of and Call for Applicants to the Salary Setting Commission

Report
ACTION AND AUTHORITY
To announce and call for applicants to the Salary Setting Commission, per Charter Section 702.

DISCUSSION
Pursuant to Charter Section 702, the Civil Service Commission is announcing and calling for applicants for the City of Santa Clara Salary Setting Commission, which is charged with setting the salaries for the Mayor, Council, City Clerk, and Police Chief.

The Salary Setting Commission must be formed and its five (5) members appointed no later than January 1, 2021.

Eligibility and Conflict of Interest
Before serving on the Salary Setting Commission, any interested resident must meet eligibility requirements and, in order to avoid any potential or perceived conflict of interest, the following criteria will apply to each Commission member.

Before serving on the Commission, each member must establish:
* That she/he is a qualified elector of the City, and
* At the time of application, she/he must also provide two forms of proof of residency (e.g., driver's license, passport, utility bill, etc.).

Before serving, each member must also sign a waiver expressly providing:
* That she/he does not and will not work for a candidate for City of Santa Clara elective office while serving on the Commission;
* That she/he will not run for a City of Santa Clara elective office for the period of time during which his/her compensation decision is in effect;
* That she/he is not currently a City of Santa Clara registered lobbyist and will not register as a City of Santa Clara lobbyist for the period of time during which his/her compensation decision is in effect; and
* That she/he is not a family member, staff member, business partner/associate, or in any other way in a position to financially benefit from a decision made by the Commission
* That he/she will be required to complete a Form-700 filing.

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