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File #: 20-350    Version: 1
Type: Legal Affairs Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action:
Title: Introduction and First Reading of three separate Ordinances relating to City Council reimbursement, City Council compensation, and health and welfare benefits for City Councilmembers.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Ordinance No. 09-21, 3. Ordinance No. 10-21, 4. Ordinance No. 11-21
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Rick Otto, City Manager

FROM: Gary A. Sheatz, City Attorney


1. SUBJECT
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Introduction and First Reading of three separate Ordinances relating to City Council reimbursement, City Council compensation, and health and welfare benefits for City Councilmembers.
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2. SUMMARY
The proposed ordinances provide for City Council members to: 1) receive reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties, as provided for in state law; 2) receive salary compensation in the amount of $600 per month, as determined by state law; and 3) receive $2,115 per month for health and welfare benefits, commensurate with those offered to the Executive Management employees of the City. These ordinances are presented individually for City Council discussion and consideration.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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A separate motion to introduce and conduct First Reading of each ordinance is required.
1. Ordinance No. 09-21. An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Orange amending Title 2 of the Orange Municipal Code adding Chapter 2.07, relating to City Council reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.
2. Ordinance No. 10-21. An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Orange amending Title 2, Chapter 2.08 of the Orange Municipal Code relating to City Council compensation.
3. Ordinance No. 11-21. An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Orange amending Title 2 of the Orange Municipal Code by adding Chapter 2.09, relating to Health and Welfare Benefits for City Council Members.
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4. FISCAL IMPACT
The fiscal impact from Ordinance No. 09-21 would only occur on an as needed basis, depending on the location and duration of City business conducted out of County. Any expenditures will be funded through General Fund (100).
Assuming all seven Councilmembers accept the salary benefit, the tot...

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