Ottawa Public Library Board
June 27, 2012
A special conference call meeting of the Ottawa Public Library Board was held on June 27, 2012 at 08:30 hours at the Sir Richard Scott Building (4th Floor Boardroom), 191 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON.
Present: Chair Jan Harder
Vice-Chair Jim Bennett
Regrets: Christine Langlois
Also Present:Chief Executive Officer Danielle McDonald
Div. Mgr. Service Excellence Monique Désormeaux
Recorder Catherine Bragg
1. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 08:35 am.
2. Excused Absences
Regrets were received from Trustee Zeidan and Trustee Langlois.
3. Declarations of Conflict of Interest
4. Approval of Agenda
TOPIC: APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Moved by Trustee Gauch, seconded by Trustee Bennett to approve the agenda as presented.
5. OPL Management Group – Economic Increase 2012
M. Désormeaux, Division Manager, Service Excellence briefed attendees on the Ottawa Public Library Management Group’s Terms and Conditions of Employment.
Shortly after amalgamation, the Library Board approved that the Library’s Management group terms and conditions of employment be linked to those of the City of Ottawa Management and Professional Exempt (MPE) in terms of Job Evaluation, Pay Equity and Terms and Conditions of Employment. Since then, subject to Board approval, the Library’s Management Group has received the same economic increases as the City MPE Group.
On June 13, 2012, Council approved the MPE 2012 Economic Increase and Merit Pay Program to include an economic increase of 1.5 per cent in 2012 and an extension of the temporary suspension of the lump sum (bonus) component of the MPE Performance Development program.
Trustee Bennett inquired as to whether or not Public Health and Police follow the City’s terms and conditions. M. Désormeaux responded that Public Health abides by the City’s terms and conditions. Chair Harder relayed that Police adhere to a separate agreement.
TOPIC: OPL MANAGEMENT GROUP – ECONOMIC INCREASE 2012
Doc #S1 OPL Management Group – Economic Increase 2012
Moved by Trustee Thompson, seconded by Trustee Armit that the OPL Board authorize a 1.5% economic increase for the Library’s Management Group, retroactive to January 1, 2012; and
That the Board extend the temporary suspension of the lump sum (bonus) component of the MPE Performance Development program to include the 2012 performance year.
Moved by Trustee Gauch to adjourn the meeting at 08:40 am.
Minutes approved by: