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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 041420-N - Civil Service Overfill/OverhireRESOLUTION NO. O�i I —fJ A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO OVERFILL A PROMOTED RANK WHEN A PROMOTIONAL TEST IS POSTPONED AND TO OVERHIRE ENTRY LEVEL CIVIL SERVICE POSITIONS WHEN A PROMOTIONAL VACANCY EXISTS WHEREAS, the City Council and the City of Georgetown, has prescribed by ordinance, the number of positions in each classification in both the Georgetown Fire Department and Georgetown Police Department, which is referred to as the "Strength of Force" ordinance; and, WHEREAS, to promote public safety by efficiently staffing fire and police personnel, it is occasionally necessary to overfill a promoted rank during an event in which the City deems it necessary to postpone a promotional test. An event can be defined as a national or local state of emergency or other situation that which disrupts the course of business. Such an "overfill" situation will not exceed the total number of authorized positions in the Police or Fire Department; and, WHEREAS, to promote public safety by efficiently staffing fire and police personnel, it is occasionally necessary to overfill an entry level position when the City determines an employee needs to be placed in an "inactive status" due to fit for duty or extended military leave. Such an "overhire" situation could temporarily exceed the total number of authorized positions in the Police or Fire department. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN TEXAS: SECTION ONE. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this Resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. SECTION TWO. It is hereby resolved that the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, hereby authorizes the City Manager to, when the need arises, (1) to overfill a promoted rank during an event in which the City deems it necessary to postpone a promotional test and (2) to overhire entry level positions when a promotional vacancy exists. In no circumstance will an overhire or overfill exceed the total number of authorized positions for the department Resolution No. OR I LA 7A Page 1 of 2 Subject: HR—Civil Service Overfill/Overhire Authorization Date Approved SECTION THREE. This Resolution shall become effective on the 144day of i 2020. PASSED AND APPROVED on the fk day of &L11i l . 2020. ATTEST: CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS i By: (14L 20:', Robyn De smore, City Secretary Dale Ross, Mayor APPROVED AS TO FORM: Charlie McNabb, City Attorney Resolution No. Page 2 of 2 Subject: FIR — Civil Service overfill/Overhire Authorization Date Approved