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RES2561 CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 2561 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, REQUIRING THAT THE TOTAL COST OF EMPLOYEE COMPENSA- TION BE CONSIDERED WHEN NEGOTIATING LABOR CONTRACTS WITH EMPLOYEE BARGAINING UNITS. WHEREAS, a significant portion of employee compensation is employee benefits, including medical and dental coverages, Social Security and pension contributions, and industrial insurance payments and term life insurance, and, WHEREAS, while salary adjustments for Renton employees over recent years have been consistent with inflation, benefit increases have been significantly more than inflation, resulting in overall employee settlements higher than inflation, and, WHEREAS, the City Council feels that employee compensation increases should include all aspects of compensation, NOW THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, DO RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I : The City shall conduct its negotiations with employee bar- gaining units on a total cost of compensation basis, to include salaries, fringe benefits and any other amounts the City may pay to or on behalf of its employees. SECTION II : The City Council will evaluate proposals and make offers on the basis of the total cost of employee compensation. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 6th day of August, 1984. Maxine E. Motor, City Clerk APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 6th day of August, 1984. t. Barbara Y. Shinp co�ayor Appr ed as to f m: ''" Lawrence J. WarAdn, City Attorney