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File #: 2020-213    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/28/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 20-061, RATIFYING DISASTER COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 20-060 CHANGING THE DATE OF OBSERVANCE OF CESAR E. CHAVEZ DAY FOR REPRESENTED AND UNREPRESENTED CITY EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATIONS FROM MARCH 31 TO MARCH 30 FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR ONLY (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Resolution No 20-061
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
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CONSIDERATION OF CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 20-061, RATIFYING DISASTER COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 20-060 CHANGING THE DATE OF OBSERVANCE OF CESAR E. CHAVEZ DAY FOR REPRESENTED AND UNREPRESENTED CITY EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATIONS FROM MARCH 31 TO MARCH 30 FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR ONLY (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

By adopting the proposed resolution (Exhibit 1), the City Council would ratify the Disaster Council's approval of a change in the date of observance of Cesar E. Chavez Day from March 31 to March 30 for the 2020 calendar year only, for various represented and unrepresented City employment classifications. The Disaster Council action to be ratified is embodied in Disaster Council Resolution No. 20-060, which is attached to the proposed resolution as Exhibit "A" thereto.
Disaster Council Resolution No. 20-060 was adopted as a means of helping the City navigate the COVID-19 emergency period by providing City employees with four consecutive days of time off to allow them to stay home and shelter in place during this period of peak danger for Californians in the COVID-19 pandemic. The date of observance for Cesar E. Chavez Day for the subject employees is specified as March 31, which fell on a Tuesday in 2020. Moving the date of observance to March 30 for 2020 allowed the holiday to be observed on a Monday, thereby creating a four-consecutive-day span (consisting of the holiday together with the City's normal three-day weekend), during which time these employees were able to stay home and not report to work.
The Disaster Council's action was taken on an emergency basis on March 26, 2020, to ensure formal City action to change the date of observance prior to the holiday taking place. The employees subsequently observed the holiday on March 30, 2020, in accordance with the Disaster Council's action. Out of an abundance of caution, staff and the City Attorney's Office now rec...

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