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Legislation #: 070290 Introduction Date: 3/8/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Directing the City Auditor to prepare a report analyzing the effectiveness of the 2003 early retirement incentive program as a means of cutting costs.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/8/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/8/2007 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
3/14/2007 Immediate Adoption
3/15/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070290

 

Directing the City Auditor to prepare a report analyzing the effectiveness of the 2003 early retirement incentive program as a means of cutting costs.

 

WHEREAS, by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 021393 enacted on January 3, 2003 the City established an early retirement incentive program; and

 

WHEREAS, the early retirement incentive program established by Section 2-1196 through Section 2-1200, Code of Ordinances, saw the retirement of 388 employees; and

 

WHEREAS, savings from this program were designed to be experienced by minimal replacement of retired employees; and

 

WHEREAS, budgets presented to the Mayor and City Council and City Auditor reviews of those budgets since implementation of the program have not addressed the effectiveness of the early retirement incentive program; and

 

WHEREAS, the end of the upcoming fiscal year will be the mid-point in the Citys commitment to fund the savings of the program over a ten-year period; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Auditor is directed to conduct a review of the effectiveness of the 2003 early retirement incentive program, to include at least the following topics:

 

  • Amount of savings obtained through the program;
  • Impact on City functions caused by the program; and
  • Hiring practices and staff expansion or reduction since implementation of the program.

 

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