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File #: 19-0685    Version: 1 Name: 4/15/19 Amendment to Administrator Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/15/2019 Final action: 4/15/2019
Enactment date: 4/15/2019 Enactment #: R-19-187
Title: Resolution to Amend the Employment Agreement for City Administrator Howard S. Lazarus
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor, Julie Grand, Kathy Griswold
Title
Resolution to Amend the Employment Agreement for City Administrator Howard S. Lazarus
Body
Whereas, The Employment Agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the City Administrator Howard S. Lazarus dated May 9, 2016 calls for the City to conduct an annual performance review using mutually agreed upon criteria and allows for a review of the terms of the agreement and change by written agreement.

Whereas, The Council Administration Committee's current performance evaluation of Howard S. Lazarus was based on preliminary material received, including anonymous evaluations from City Council Members, his direct reports, as well as other related information;

Whereas, The City Administrator Council Administration Committee has reviewed the performance evaluations and provided a written evaluation and recommendation for salary adjustment; and

Whereas, The City Council believes providing equitable and sustainable compensation is critical to retaining employees that are essential to the City's ability to perform at levels expected by residents and taxpayers;

Whereas, The City Administrator is one of only two direct reports to the City Council, the other being the City Attorney;

Whereas, The City Administrator is responsible solely to the City Council;

Whereas, The City Administrator is responsible for the executive management of the highly diverse operations of the City of Ann Arbor and provides leadership, vision, and direction to City Departments, implements City Council policy, and works with City Council and administrative staff to craft strategic and financial planning objectives;

Whereas, The City Administrator position is one of significant responsibility and leadership;

Whereas, The City Administrator has provided effective and engaged leadership to the City over the past year in many areas, including sustaining and enhancing a vibrant, safe, and diverse community; and

Whereas, The City Administrator currently earns a base salary of $223,6...

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