Staff recommends ratification of the City Manager’s signature on the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Leesburg and Professional Firefighters of Leesburg, IAFF Local 2957.
Attached is a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Leesburg and Professional Firefighters of Leesburg, IAFF Local 2957. The MOU details changes to Article 7 – Compensation and Article 28 – Seniority of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. As noted, all deletions are in strikethrough and additions are underlined.
Article 7 has been revised to change the language related to annual pay raises (eliminated for FY 2010-11). Article 28 has been revised to include specific language related to the recall of laid-off employees. The Leesburg Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 2957, has agreed to these changes.
1. Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Leesburg and Professional Firefighters of Leesburg, IAFF Local 2957; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The fiscal impact of approving the MOU is budget neutral. However, under the previous contract language the firefighters would have had the right to demand raises up to 6%.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, RATIFYING THE SIGNATURE OF THE CITY MANAGER ON THE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEESBURG AND THE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS OF LEESBURG, IAFF LOCAL 2957 RELATED TO ARTICLE 7 AND ARTICLE 28 OF THE EXISTING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT DATED NOVEMBER 25, 2005; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the City Commission hereby ratifies the signature of the City Manager on the Memorandum of Understanding with Professional Firefighters of Leesburg, IAFF Local 2957 whose address is 201 S. Canal Street Leesburg, Florida 34748, related to Article 7 and Article 28 of the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement dated November 25, 2005.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the 13th day of September, 2010.