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File #: ORD. 2019-057    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/13/2019
Title: To amend section III(B)(40) of the Pay Plan adopted by Ord. No. 2018-319 on Jan. 14, 2019, to modify the step-based pay system for sworn firefighters and police officers from a 14-step system to an 18-step system.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-057
Related files: ORD. 2019-041
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To amend section III(B)(40) of the Pay Plan adopted by Ord. No. 2018-319 on Jan. 14, 2019, to modify the step-based pay system for sworn firefighters and police officers from a 14-step system to an 18-step system.
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WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Richmond adopted a pay plan for the City of Richmond, hereinafter the "Pay Plan," by Ordinance No. 2018-319, adopted January 14, 2019, and now desires to amend such pay plan;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That section III(B)(4)(b) of the Pay Plan be and is hereby amended as follows:
40. Step-Based Pay System for Sworn Fire Fighters and Police Officers.
a. The following sworn fire and police classifications shall be part of a step based pay system as shown in Table 1, dated March 6, [2015] 2019 (a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein):
Positions Range
Fire Recruit 1
Police Recruit 1
Fire Fighter I 2
Police Officer I 2
Fire Fighter II 3
Police Officer II 3
Fire Fighter III 4
Police Officer III 4
Fire Fighter IV 5
Police Officer IV 5
Master Fire Fighter 6
Master Police Officer 6
Fire Lieutenant 8
Police Sergeant 8
Fire Captain 10
Police Lieutenant 10
Fire Battalion Chief 12
Staff Battalion Chief 12
Police Captain 12
b. Sworn fire and police personnel shall be eligible to move to their appropriate step on July 1, 2006, and thereafter shall be eligible to move in accordance with this ordinance at the beginning of the first full pay period in July of each calendar year thereafter. The initial placement and future movement of sworn fire and police personnel in the classifications of Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, Fire Fighter III, Fire Fighter IV, Master Fire Fighter, Police Officer I, Police Officer II, Police Officer III, Police Officer IV and Master Police Officer will be based on full years of sworn service after the completion of the Fire Academy or the Police Academy (as outlined in Table 2, dated [June 12, 2017] M...

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