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File #: 21-1109    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/9/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Report from the Stadium Authority Regarding the Stadium Manager's Request for Staffing Changes and Related Budget Amendment
Attachments: 1. POST MEETING MATERIAL
REPORT TO STADIUM AUTHORITY BOARD
SUBJECT
Title
Report from the Stadium Authority Regarding the Stadium Manager's Request for Staffing Changes and Related Budget Amendment

Report
BOARD PILLAR
Ensure Compliance with Measure J and Manage Levi's Stadium

BACKGROUND
Each year, Stadium Authority staff prepares, in coordination with the Forty Niners Stadium Management Company (Stadium Manager), the proposed Santa Clara Stadium Authority Operating, Debt Service, and Capital Budget (Stadium Authority Budget) for the Stadium Authority's twelve-month fiscal year (April 1 through March 31) in accordance with Article 4 "Records, Accounts, Budgets, and Reports" of the Management Agreement between the Stadium Authority and Stadium Manager. On March 23, 2021, the Stadium Authority Board adopted the Stadium Authority FY 2021/22 Budget.

The Stadium Manager is requesting approval of the following staffing changes, which total an estimated $650,000 for FY 2021/22:

1. Adding a new Head of Public Ticketed Events position
2. Adding a new Director of Stadium Builder License (SBL) Information position
3. Adding a new Senior Financial Analyst position
4. Adding a new Director of Procurement position
5. Filling an Accounting Manager position and Staff Accountant position during FY 2021/22 Q2

As these positions were either not budgeted in the Stadium Authority FY 2021/22 Budget or were originally anticipated to be filled later in the fiscal year, a budget amendment is required if the Stadium Authority Board decides to approve the request.

DISCUSSION
After reviewing the original request, Stadium Authority staff sent questions to the Stadium Manager to understand their staff's current workload and responsibilities and the need for the proposed positions. The Stadium Manager's original request, which summarizes the proposed positions is attached to the corresponding agenda report (#21-1091). The Stadium Authority's questions about the requested staffing changes, the Stadium Manager r...

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