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File #: 21-1139    Version: 1 Name: 6/21/21 Resolution to Approve COAM CBA
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2021 Final action: 6/21/2021
Enactment date: 6/21/2021 Enactment #: R-21-234
Title: Resolution to Approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the Command Officers Association of Michigan, effective January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023
Attachments: 1. COAM 2021 - 2023 Final 6.9.21.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the Command Officers Association of Michigan, effective January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023
Memorandum
Human Resource Services recommends the approval of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the Command Officers Association of Michigan, who represent the Sergeants and Lieutenants of the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Highlights of the negotiated agreement include:
1) Three (3) year agreement;
2) The Chief has gained the right of assignment authority to open and reassign every command position every three years (or once every contract);
3) The City gained an extension to the timeline in which disciplinary investigations can be opened against a command officer from 14 to 21 days from the date the City is notified or aware of the incident giving rise to the investigation;
4) COAM will join AAPOA on a committee to explore changes to binding arbitration for disciplinary matters. This committee will commence after ratification of this Agreement;
5) COAM members who have been demoted from their positions due to the disciplinary process will not be able to be promoted for a period of 24 months following the date of demotion.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The recommended changes exceed the FY2021/FY2022 budget assumption for this contract by $48,000, however it is unlikely that a budget amendment will be required because the increase may be offset by other savings in the department.

Economic impacts of the negotiated agreement include:
1) An increase to COAM members' uniform and equipment allowance to $3,000 annually (previously was $1,800 annually). This increase to the allowance amount is not pensionable.
2) The ability for command officers in administrative positions to work on two additional City-observed holidays, and not be forced off. This will only impact ten (10) members of the bargaining unit.
3) COAM members automatically receive t...

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