RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Council will vote on pay scales for non-union city works and to add themselves to the city well being advantages plan.
At the Legal and Finance Meeting on Wednesday, city leaders voted on a large number of points, beginning with a $80,000 monetary settlement with Gallagher Consulting to conduct a Non-Union Compensation research.
Those for the research argued that it might assist give the employees a voice for speaking about office setting points in addition to different issues and that it might assist alleviate an issue of dropping employees to personal corporations with increased wages.
Those in opposition to the necessity for it questioned if it might make extra sense to do the work in home.
But city officers say that the city is dropping certified supervisors and that the council wants to take into account hiring a gaggle so as to even the taking part in subject.
“We’re falling behind,” mentioned Nick Stroot, the Human Resources Director for the City of Rapid City. “We’re dropping good individuals to different corporations, each regionally and regionally and after we discuss to them about it, pay is the explanation and so we will’t proceed to lose good workers after which on the flip facet of that not find a way to rent at a replaceable degree so as to proceed to provide companies.”
The committee additionally voted to regulate its health-care plan, so it will probably embrace council members and their beneficiaries.
Members say they hope this will appeal to extra individuals to run for council.
“I would love to see quite a lot of ages on the council of extra ladies. We used to have 5 gender fairness, 5 ladies, 5 males. We don’t have that anymore, and I believe that if we added this benefit that we may actually draw some totally different individuals into the races,” mentioned Darla Drew who represents Ward 5 on the Rapid City Council.
The council additionally voted to give the city permission to apply for a Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative Grant for $2 million.
The gadgets will probably be voted on by the complete council this coming Monday.