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File #: 21-1530    Version: Name: 8/16/21 Resolution to Accept Council Administration Committee Recommendation Regarding Interim City Administrator Search and Acting City Administrator
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/16/2021 Final action: 8/16/2021
Enactment date: 8/16/2021 Enactment #: R-21-327
Title: Resolution to Accept Council Administration Committee Recommendation Regarding Interim City Administrator Search and Acting City Administrator
Sponsors: Council Administration Committee

Title

Resolution to Accept Council Administration Committee Recommendation Regarding Interim City Administrator Search and Acting City Administrator

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Whereas, On August 2, 2021, City Council requested that the Council Administration Committee bring back to the City Council a recommendation concerning the position of Interim City Administrator;

 

Whereas, The City Administrator is selected and approved by the Ann Arbor City Council;

 

Whereas, Under Section 12.14 of the City Charter, the City Council may appoint an Acting City Administrator to assume the duties of City Administrator;

 

Whereas, The Council Administration Committee has unanimously recommended a search for an external interim who would be able to serve as Interim City Administrator for a period up to a year, with the exact time period still to be determined; and

 

Whereas, The Council Administration Committee of the Ann Arbor City Council also unanimously recommends that Assistant City Administrator John Fournier be named Acting City Administrator during this search process;

 

Whereas, The Council Administration Committee will be meeting on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to review the status of the interim search process;

 

RESOLVED, That the City Council directs the City Attorney to take steps to initiate a search for an external interim candidate for the position of City Administrator including a non-exclusive engagement with the recruitment firm GovHR for the  purpose of identifying suitable candidates;

 

RESOLVED, That the City Council appoints Assistant City Administrator John Fournier to serve as Acting City Administrator for the next month, until September 20, 2021; and

 

RESOLVED, Effective August 16, Mr. Fournier shall be paid the current salary for the City Administrator while he serves as Acting City Administrator.

 

Sponsored: The Council Administration Committee

 

As Amended and Approved by Ann Arbor City Council on August 16, 2021.