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DocuSign Envelope ID:A31D03A2-EAED-4A04-BE66-AF39C3A9B691 <br /> RESOLUTION 2097 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES, <br /> WASHINGTON, authorizing the signature and execution of a Memorandum of <br /> Understanding extending the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of <br /> Anacortes and the International Association of Firefighters Union Local 1537 <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Anacortes ("the City") and the International Association of <br /> Firefighter Union Local 1537 ("the Union"), (collectively "the Parties") have a Collective <br /> Bargaining Agreement ("CBA") in place effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020; <br /> and, <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties agree the general terms of the CBA are working well under <br /> current circumstances; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties have addressed minor operational issues through memoranda of <br /> understanding during the course of the contract; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City's Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations has resigned <br /> effective August 5, 2020 leaving the City without a designated labor negotiator for a period of <br /> time; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties wish to clarify the Fire Department schedule and use of unpaid <br /> "Kelly Days"; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties wish to allow coordination of the Union's use of their short-term <br /> disability plan in connection with their accrued leave; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties have historically agreed to a cost of living adjustment at or near <br /> 2.0%per year; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parties wish to provide stability to the Anacortes Fire Department <br /> operations and personnel; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Anacortes City Council that the <br /> Mayor be authorized and directed to execute the attached memorandum of understanding <br /> effective upon signature, 2020 by and between the City of Anacortes and the International <br /> Association of Firefighter Union Local 1537. <br /> The foregoing resolution was ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Anacortes, <br /> Washington, at a regular, open public meeting thereof this 10th day of August, 2020. <br />