2016-42

ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1969-29, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE YARGER REPORT BY CREATING A NEW POSITION IDENTIFIED AS THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR SAID POSITION

WHEREAS, the Council finds it necessary create a position to be known as the Director of Public Works, which shall be funded by the Enterprise Funds, with responsibilities as set forth in the Job Description attached hereto (Exhibit A) and made a part hereof.

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:

 

Section 1.          The Council finds it necessary to create within the City’s Job Classification Plan, also referred to as the Yarger Report, the Position of Director of Public Works, with duties as set forth in the attached Job Description which is made a part hereof, including but not limited to:

 

COMPLIANCE WITH OHIO REVISED CODE:  As ORC section 735.01 requires each City to have a Department of Public Service administered by a Director of Public Service as to those duties the Mayor of the City of Marion directs to the Director of Public Works which by statute are under the supervision of a Director of Public Service the Director of Public Works for the City of Marion, Ohio shall possess all authority provided the Director of Public Service and while completing those tasks for the City of Marion, Ohio the Director of Public Works shall be designated the director of public service. Those tasks being: improvement and repair of streets, avenues, alleys, lands, lanes, squares, wharves, docks, landings, market houses, bridges, viaducts, aqueducts, sidewalks, sewers, drains, ditches, culverts, ship channels, streams, and watercourses, the lighting, sprinkling, and cleaning of public places, and the construction of public improvements and public works, except those having reference to the department of public safety, or as otherwise provided in Title VII [7] of the Revised Code.  And, lighting, heating, power, garbage, and other undertakings of the city, and parks, baths, playgrounds, market houses, cemeteries, crematories, sewage disposal plants, and farms, and shall make and preserve surveys, maps, plans, drawings, and estimates. He shall supervise the construction and have charge of the maintenance of public buildings and other property of the city not otherwise provided for in Title VII [7].  In addition, the Director of Public Works shall also over-see the City Sanitation Department.

 

Section 2.          That said position is FLSA exempted salaried shall not be entitled to overtime as provided in Section 46.13 of the Personnel Policies.

 

Section 3.          Such annual salary shall be subject to adjustment on each anniversary of the appointee’s date of appointment to this office. The Mayor may authorize such annual adjustment, based on merit within a salary range of 65,000 minimum and 89,900 maximum, not to exceed a 3% increase in annual salary. The salary range remains subject to revision by Council. In addition to the stated salary, the Director shall be entitled to the working conditions and employee benefits as provided for full time permanent employees; excluding overtime, compensatory time, vacation and sick leave.

 

            Section 4.          That the job description for said position is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference and shall be reference become a part of the personnel classification schedule heretofore adopted by this Council as fully as if the same were rewritten in said personnel classification schedule.

 

            Section 5.          This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

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Approved:                                                         Dr. Scot Gray

                                                                        President of Council

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

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Clerk of Council