To: All Departments and Divisions
From: Randy M. Autio, Interim City Clerk
Date: July 11, 2008
Subject: Personnel Board Election, Tuesday, July 29, 2008
The following persons have been nominated to be placed on the ballot, to fill the upcoming board position:
For the information of all Classified Non-Probationary/Probationary and Unclassified (Permanent) employee who are eligible to vote in the Personnel Board Election on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, the following provision is quoted from Section 3-1-4 (B) of the Merit System Ordinance:
When there is one vacancy to be filled, the person who receives the most votes in the employee election shall be appointed by the Mayor to fill the vacancy; where there are two vacancies to be filled, the two candidates with the most votes shall be appointed by the Mayor to fill the vacancies. In the event of a tie the Mayor shall appoint the appropriate number out of the candidates with the most votes. All appointments shall be sent to the Council for advice and consent. If a member appointed by the Mayor pursuant to an employee election is not approved by Council, the Mayor shall appoint the person who had a tie vote with the first appointee; if there was not such a tie, a new election shall be held, and the person with the most votes and who was not previously rejected by the Council shall be appointed by the Mayor and submitted to the Council.” In accordance with this provision, the process will take place as follows:
1. You are instructed to vote for one (1) nominee who you wish to fill the vacancies on the Personnel Board.
2. A memo of the one (1) person who received the most votes in the employee election will be submitted to the Mayor.
3. The nominee who receives the most votes in the employee election shall be appointed by the Mayor to fill the vacancy.
4. The names will be submitted to City Council for its concurrences.