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File #: 2026-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $15,000.00 within the general fund and establish an Auditor's Certificate on behalf of the Civil Service Commission for the purpose of administering the uniformed examinations for the Department of Public Safety; to authorize an expenditure of $35,000.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency ($35,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 2026-2020 Uniformed Testing AC Attachment.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The Civil Service Commission has several upcoming safety forces uniformed examinations for which various equipment, supplies, and services will need to be secured in order to administer the exams. This ordinance is necessary to authorize the expenditure of funds to provide the various equipment, supplies, and services associated with these exams so that the Commission can meet its Charter mandates and contractual obligations in maintaining current eligible lists for the safety forces uniformed classifications.

FISCAL IMPACT: The total expenditure amount of $35,000.00 is completely funded in the Commission's 2020 budget.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency designation is being requested to allow for funds to be available as soon as possible for the planning and implementation of these examinations.


Title

To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $15,000.00 within the general fund and establish an Auditor's Certificate on behalf of the Civil Service Commission for the purpose of administering the uniformed examinations for the Department of Public Safety; to authorize an expenditure of $35,000.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency ($35,000.00).

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WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission will be administering upcoming safety forces uniformed exams, including but not limited to Fire Lieutenant, Fire Captain, Fire Battalion Chief, Fire Deputy Chief, Police Officer, Police Lieutenant and Police Commander; and,

WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission will be contracting with individuals from around the country for performing certain phases of these examinations; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission will provide housing, transportation, meals, and meeting refreshments for these individuals; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission will incur other necessary expenses including but not limited to room and equipment rental, printing, consulting, audio visual services, and variou...

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