2014-52

ORDINANCE RATIFYING, AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MARION AND THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, OHIO LABOR COUNCIL, INC., FOR THE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS (COCO) BARGAINING UNIT, INCORPORATING NEGOTIATED CONCESSIONS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

            WHEREAS, the Council has been advised the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council, Inc., Communications Officers (COCO) Bargaining Unit expired on May 1, 2014, and

            WHEREAS, the Administration has advised negotiations with the Bargaining Unit have resulted in an agreement being achieved and the proposal has been ratified by the Unit, and

            WHEREAS, the Council finds it beneficial to the citizens of the City of Marion to by the passage hereof,

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

Section 1.  Council hereby ratifies, authorizes, approves and directs the Administration execute a Collective Bargaining Agreement in order to put in place the negotiated agreement between the City of Marion and Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council, Inc. COCO Unit.  The current Communications Officers (COCO) Bargaining Unit contract expired on May 1, 2014. The Council finds the bargaining unit has approved and ratified the proposal, further, there is a real and present need to implement the agreement negotiated, therefore the new term shall begin and have an effective date of May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2017.

            Section 2.  That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and its’ inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that the current contract expired May 2, 2014, and it is necessary to implement concessions gained through bargaining, and as such shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its’ passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council, otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

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Approved:                                                       Dave Edwards

President of Council

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest;

 

 

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Clerk of Council