Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-0018    Version: 1 Name: Mayor - Boards and Commission Compensation
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/30/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/7/2020 Final action: 1/7/2020
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Salary Resolution to revise the salary range for the Members of Boards and Commissions eligible for compensation as provided in Option 2 of the City staff report dated November 8, 2019 to the City Council; and Request City Attorney to work with City Manager to prepare the necessary documents, including any Ordinances and Resolutions, to provide compensation for the Members of Boards and Commissions currently prohibited from receiving compensation, and return to the City Council within 90 - 120 days for approval. (Citywide)
Sponsors: MAYOR ROBERT GARCIA, COUNCILWOMAN STACY MUNGO, FIFTH DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 010720-R-21sr.pdf, 2. 010720-R-21sr&att Revised.pdf, 3. RES-20-0006.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Salary Resolution to revise the salary range for the Members of Boards and Commissions eligible for compensation as provided in Option 2 of the City staff report dated November 8, 2019 to the City Council; and

Request City Attorney to work with City Manager to prepare the necessary documents, including any Ordinances and Resolutions, to provide compensation for the Members of Boards and Commissions currently prohibited from receiving compensation, and return to the City Council within 90 - 120 days for approval. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
Over the last six months the City Manager's Office has conducted a review of advisory board members' compensation. At the Budget Oversight Committee (BOC) meeting on August 13, 2019, the committee received a presentation by the City Manager's Office on a report titled Review of Compensation of Advisory Body Members. The report provided an analysis on the current compensation of the City of Long Beach's (City) various advisory bodies and provided potential options for the City Council to consider in order to update advisory body members' compensation. During discussion of the report, the BOC members requested that staff provide additional options for amending the compensation of the City Charter and advisory body members.

City staff subsequently released a follow-up report to the City Council on November 8, 2019, offering two options to consider should the City Council desire to make changes to the compensation of the City's advisory and Charter bodies (Attachment A). We are recommending implementation of Option 2 from the report in Attachment A, effective retroactively to January 1, 2020.

The City Attorney's Office also advised staff that some of the Commissions, Committees, and Boards listed in the report are prohibited from receiving compensation payments from the City. Some of the reasons include restrictions pursuant to the Long Beach Municipal Code (...

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