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File #: R-13-217   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 8/19/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/16/2013
Enactment date: 10/4/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-077
Title: Calling For A Comparative Survey Of The Salaries And Staffing Levels Of Albuquerque Police Department Officers And The Officers Of Other Local And Regional Law Enforcement Agencies And Designating Funds To Be Used To Contract With A Firm For Completion Of The Survey (Harris)
Attachments: 1. R-217, 2. R-217final, 3. R-217Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
10/4/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
10/4/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
9/25/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
9/16/2013 City Council PassedPass Action details
8/19/2013 City Council Introduced  Action details
8/19/2013 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-217 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Don Harris


RESOLUTION
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Calling For A Comparative Survey Of The Salaries And Staffing Levels Of Albuquerque Police Department Officers And The Officers Of Other Local And Regional Law Enforcement Agencies And Designating Funds To Be Used To Contract With A Firm For Completion Of The Survey (Harris)
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CALLING FOR A COMPARATIVE SURVEY OF THE SALARIES AND STAFFING LEVELS OF ALBUQUERQUE POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS AND THE OFFICERS OF OTHER LOCAL AND REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND DESIGNATING FUNDS TO BE USED TO CONTRACT WITH A FIRM FOR COMPLETION OF THE SURVEY.
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has as one of its goals to enhance local law enforcement efforts thereby providing for the public safety and welfare; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) has as one of its goals to employ 1,100 sworn officers and has not reached this goal within the last 5 years; and
WHEREAS, officer retirement eligibility and changes to the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) benefits will affect APD's ability to retain officers; and
WHEREAS, new officer recruitment has become increasingly difficult as evidenced in smaller cadet classes; and
WHEREAS, therefore, the City wishes to determine whether its complete officer compensation package is competitive with other law enforcement agencies within the state and region; and
WHEREAS, the City wishes to assess how the quality of life measures of the City, such as environmental, physical and mental health, education, recreation and social indicators, compare with those of other cities within the state and region.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. The City Human Resources Department will complete a comparative survey of police officer salaries using a tiered approach....

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