ORDINANCE NO. 645
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, RELATING TO BUDGETS AND FINANCE, ADOPTING THE 2015-2016 BIENNIAL BUDGET
WHEREAS, the tax estimates and budget for the City of University Place, Washington, for the 2015-2016 fiscal biennium have been prepared and filed as provided by the laws of the State of Washington; and
WHEREAS, the budget was printed for distribution and notice published in the official paper of the City of University Place, setting the time and place for hearings on the budget and said notice stating that all taxpayers calling at the Office of the City Clerk would be furnished a copy of the budget; and
WHEREAS, the 2015-2016 Proposed Biennial Budget was submitted to the City Council and City Clerk on October 1, 2014; and study sessions on the 2015-2016 Biennial Budget were held on October 6, and November 3, 2014; and
WHEREAS, public hearings on the 2015-2016 Biennial Budget were held on November 3, 2014 and November 17, 2014;
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. 2015-2016 Biennial Budget Adoption. The budget for the City of University Place, Washington, for the 2015-2016 biennium is hereby adopted in the amounts and for the purposes as shown on the attached Exhibits A-1 and A-2 (2015 and 2016 Adopted Budgets).
Section 2. Salaries and Benefits. The 2015-2016 salary ranges for the City of University Place, Washington staff are hereby adopted as shown on the attached Exhibit B (2015-2016 Salary Ranges for all employees). The 2015-2016 salary range include a market adjustment for all unrepresented employees.
Section 3. Administration. The City Manager shall administer the Biennial Budget approved herein.
Section 4. Severability. The provisions of this ordinance are declared separate and severable. The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section, or portion of this ordinance or the invalidity of the application thereof to any person or circumstance, shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the ordinance, or the validity of its application to other persons or circumstances.
Section 5. Ratification. Any act consistent with the authority and prior to the effective date of this ordinance is hereby ratified and affirmed.
Section 6. Publication and Effective Date. A summary of this ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City. This ordinance shall be effective January 1, 2015.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON NOVEMBER 17, 2014.
Denise McCluskey, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney
Publication Date: 11/19/14
Effective Date: 01/01/15