Details for ORDINANCE NO. 79 OF 2019 A ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RESTATING THE WAGE SCALE FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF BENTON FIRE DEPARTMENT; AMENDING ORDINANCES 10 OF 2014 AND 71 OF 2011; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES WHEREAS

ORDINANCE NO. 79 OF 2019 A ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RESTATING THE WAGE SCALE FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF BENTON FIRE DEPARTMENT; AMENDING ORDINANCES 10 OF 2014 AND 71 OF 2011; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES WHEREAS, the City of Benton in order to remain competitive in the job market desires to adopt a revised salary scale reflecting wage increases for employees within the fire department which is attached hereto as Exhibit "1". NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BENTON, ARKANSAS: SECTION 1:The City of Benton does hereby adopt the attached Pay Range scale as set forth in Exhibit "1" of this ordinance. These pay ranges shall constitute the salary pay ranges for the employees within the fire department. SECTION 2:This ordinance shall be effective as of November 1, 2019. Ordinances 10 of 2014 and 71 of 2011 are hereby amended as of that date to conform to the pay ranges stated in Exhibit "1". All other ordinances in conflict herewith are repealed to the extent of the conflict but not otherwise. Any employee who is below the minimum for his or her job classification shall be increased to the minimum as of the effective date of this ordinance. SECTION 3:If any provision of this ordinance or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications, and to this end, the provisions of this ordinance are hereby declared to be severable. SECTION 4: There is an immediate need to amend, revise and restate the employee wage scale for the City of Benton Fire Department. Therefore, an emergency exists, and this ordinance is necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, and safety. Subject to the effective date stated herein, it shall be in full force and effect immediately from and after its passage and approval. PASSED AND APPROVED this the ____28th___ day of October, 2019. Tom Farmer, Mayor Cindy Stracener, City Clerk

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