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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCouncil Minutes 1994 05/18MCCALL CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, SPECIAL MEETING MAY 18, 1994 I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: The Mayor called the meeting to order at 12 noon. The purposes of the meeting were to receive a staff report on the Park Concessionaire proposal and to discuss the proposed employment agreement with a City Manager. Martens, Killen, Colton, and Arp answered the roll call. Eckhardt arrived following the roll call at 12:06 p.m.. II. PARK MAINTENANCE CONTRACT: Staff requested that this item be placed on the agenda to permit possible commencement of work on Monday, May 23, if the contract attachments could be completed by then. The Council agreed to take up the matter and reviewed the proposed contract with Valley County Landscape Co. Colton moved to approve the contract, authorize the Mayor to sign and to hold execution until all insurance certificates and other appendices of the contract were available. Killen seconded and the motion carried unanimously. III. PARK CONCESSION REPORT: A written staff report was submitted and reviewed. Staff recommended against award of a contract to the proposer, David McBride on the basis that the payment was insufficient and that the ten year commitment was excessive. The Council discussed the proposal and the staff report in detail. After a lengthy discussion, Killen moved to reject the proposal and invite Mr. McBride to negotiate with the staff on a less capital intensive service and for a period of 1 year only. Eckhardt seconded and the motion carried. IV. CITY MANAGER EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT: Martens moved that the Council go into session as a committee of the whole to discuss this issue. Killen seconded and the motion carried. The Committee then reviewed and discussed provisions of the model ICMA employment agreement. They directed the City Attorney to 1) Reference the City Ordinance on job duties; 2) Make the term for 2 years with 2 year renewal periods with 120 notice periods;, 3) Define just cause; 4) Clarify that a majority of the full Council would act on suspensions and terminations; 5) Discussed the issue of "cause" for suspensions; 6) Provided for 6 months severance pay under certain conditions; 7) Limited severance pay to the balance of the term of the contract, whichever was less; 8) Set the salary at $42,500; 9) Removed moving expenses as a contract item but indicated willingness to negotiate these costs; 10) Discussed advancing 80 hours of vacation time and thence accruals at the schedule which other employees accrue such benefits; 11) Provided for sick leave and holidays the same as are provided to all other employees; 12) Addressed dues and memberships as budget items; 13) Required provisions of consent to police records and credit records checks as part of the contract agreement; 14) Removed items 16-20 from the contract which will be addressed in each years annual budget; 15) Asked that a draft of the agreement be presented on the May 26 regular agenda; V. ADJOURNMENT: At 1:50 p.m. Eckhardt moved to adjourn. Arp seconded and the motion carried. Mayor