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File #: 2021-695    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 21-120 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, REORGANIZING THE REPORTING STRUCTURE OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Resolution 21-120 Public Works Department Re-Organization, 2. Public Works Department Existing Org Charts for Re-Org Staff Report, 3. Public Works Proposed Org Charts for Re-Org Staff Report (9 21 21), 4. Public Work Operations Manager Job Spec (FINAL 8 26 21)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 21-120 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, REORGANIZING THE REPORTING STRUCTURE OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The Department of Public Works proposes to restructure reporting relationships, add additional roles, and update existing classifications in the department to ensure efficient and effective management and operations in the department to meet current and future needs required to manage the city's capital improvement projects and Public Works' programs.

Article V, Section 500, paragraph B of the City Charter states "Any reorganization or restructuring of a department recommended by city manager must be approved by ordinance or resolution of the city council. Upon recommendation by the city manager, the city council, by ordinance or resolution, may assign additional functions or duties to offices, departments or agencies so long as not inconsistent with this Charter. The city manager shall recommend and the city council shall provide for the number, titles, qualifications, powers, duties and compensation of all officers and employees."


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution NO. 21-120, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, REORGANIZING THE REPORTING STRUCTURE OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT".



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III. ALTERNATIVES


TAKE any other action the City Council deems appropriate, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.


IV. BACKGROUND

Eliza Jane Whitman, PE, LEED AP, ENV SP was appointed as the Director of Public Works and joined the City on January 25, 2021. As the Director, her goal has been to optimize the engineering, maintenance and operations of the Department. Based on her observations and knowledge of managing Public Works departments with engineering, operations and maintenance divisions, a restruct...

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