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Legislation #: 200189 Introduction Date: 2/27/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HALL
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, “Administration,” by enacting Section 2-1120, for the purpose of requiring timely annual performance appraisals by City supervisors and managers and delaying salary increases for supervisors and managers until they have issued required annual performance appraisals.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/27/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/27/2020 Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
3/4/2020 Hold On Agenda (3/18/2020)
3/18/2020 Hold On Agenda (4/8/2020)
4/8/2020 Do Pass
4/9/2020 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
4/16/2020 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 200189

 

Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, “Administration,” by enacting Section 2-1120, for the purpose of requiring timely annual performance appraisals by City supervisors and managers and delaying salary increases for supervisors and managers until they have issued required annual performance appraisals.

 

WHEREAS, the citizens of the City of Kansas City, Missouri deserve a workforce that is trained, evaluated and always improving; and

 

WHEREAS, job performance appraisals are a recognized training and evaluation tool to improve employee job performance; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has a performance appraisal program to issue employees an evaluation of their job performance on an annual basis; and

 

WHEREAS, employees deserve to be informed and counseled on their job performance in a timely manner; and

 

WHEREAS, employee merit pay increases are issued if the employee is performing satisfactorily or better; and

 

WHEREAS, as of 2020, one in five employees of the City of Kansas City Missouri are not issued timely performance appraisals by supervisors and managers; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by enacting a new Section 2-1120, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-1120. Timely performance appraisals.

 

(a)    Supervisors and managers required to issue annual performance appraisals shall do so in a timely manner.

 

(b)   Timely issuance of annual performance appraisals to subordinates shall be a performance objective listed in the annual performance appraisal of every supervisor and manager required to issue performance appraisals.

 


(c)    No supervisor or manager required to issue annual performance appraisals shall be issued a salary increase until all outstanding performance appraisals for which the supervisor or manager is responsible have been issued.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Saskia Jacobse

Assistant City Attorney