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File #: 1754-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2021 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To accept Memorandum of Understanding #2021-02 executed between representatives of the City of Columbus and Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, which amends Article 21 of the Contract, dated November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2023, by establishing Juneteenth (June 19) as an observed holiday, as provided in the attachment hereto; and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. MOU 2021-02_Regarding Juneteenth_IAFF_(signed)

Explanation

 

The Collective Bargaining Contract (Contract) between the City of Columbus and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF dated November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2023 requires that any modifications be agreed to by the parties in writing. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) #2021-02 was executed by representatives of the parties. MOU #2021-02 amends Article 21 of the Contract by establishing Juneteenth (June 19) as an observed holiday.

 

The passage of this ordinance indicates Council's acceptance of MOU #2021-02, a copy of which is attached hereto.

 

Emergency action is recommended in order to allow for expedient implementation.

 

 

Title

 

To accept Memorandum of Understanding #2021-02 executed between representatives of the City of Columbus and Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, which amends Article 21 of the Contract, dated November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2023, by establishing Juneteenth (June 19) as an observed holiday, as provided in the attachment hereto; and to declare an emergency.

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, representatives of the City of Columbus and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, entered into Memorandum of Understanding #2021-02, a copy of which is attached hereto, which amends Article 21 of the Contract between the City and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, dated November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2023, by establishing Juneteenth (June 19) as an observed holiday; and

 

WHEREAS, emergency action is recommended in order to implement the terms of the MOU in a timely manner; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the City in that it is immediately necessary to amend the Contract between the City and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, by accepting Memorandum of Understanding #2021-02; thereby preserving the public peace, property, health, safety, and welfare; Now, Therefore,

 

                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That Memorandum of Understanding #2021-02 amends Article 21 of the Contract between the City and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF, November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2023.

 

SECTION 2.  That City Council, in the best interests of the City, hereby, recognizes and accepts MOU #2021-02, a copy of which is attached hereto, executed between representatives of the City and the Columbus Fire Fighters, Local 67, IAFF.

 

SECTION 3.   That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten (10) days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.