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File #: 19-1041    Version: 1 Name: Resolution 2019-58 PD extra duty
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/10/2019 In control: Board of Mayor & Aldermen
On agenda: 11/26/2019 Final action: 11/26/2019
Title: Consideration of Resolution 2019-58, A Resolution To Increase The Hourly Rate For Extra-Duty Police Officers And To Authorize Use Of Patrol Cars For Extra-Duty Work When Requested Or For Special Events. (WS 11/12/19)
Sponsors: Deb Faulkner
Attachments: 1. Resoultion 2019-58.pdf

DATE: October 9, 2019

TO: Board of Mayor and Aldermen

FROM: Eric Stuckey, City Administrator
Shauna Billingsley, City Attorney
Deborah Faulkner, Police Chief

SUBJECT:
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Consideration of Resolution 2019-58, A Resolution To Increase The Hourly Rate For Extra-Duty Police Officers And To Authorize Use Of Patrol Cars For Extra-Duty Work When Requested Or For Special Events. (WS 11/12/19)
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Purpose
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) concerning the increase of the hourly rate for extra-duty officers and the use of patrol cars for extra jobs.

Background
For years, it has been the policy of the City to provide the services of extra-duty officers to business, churches, and events as requested or as part of special event applications. Event organizers pay for the services received by Police Officers based on a set hourly rate. Currently, the extra duty rate is set at $35 per hour for officers ($30 per hour plus a $5 administrative fee) and $45 per hour for supervising officers ($40 per hour plus a $5 administrative fee). The City of Franklin last adjusted the extra-duty rate in 2012. The labor rates and other operational expenses have continued to rise during this time period. In addition, rates in neighboring jurisdictions are higher than Franklin's extra-duty rate as well.

The proposed resolution would authorize the increase in the extra-duty rate to $45 per hour for officers and $55 per hour for supervising officers. In addition, the City would charge $5 per hour for workers' compensation coverage. The one exception would be the charge for extra-duty work with Williamson Medical Center, where rates would remain at the $35 per hour for officers and $45 per hour for supervising officers. This recognizes the long-term relationship with the hospital the specific officers that have provided extra-duty support over an extended period of time. The work at the hospital in many...

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