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HR San Rafael Fire Chief Officers' Association MOU; Side LetterSIDE LETTER BETWEEN THE THE SAN RAFAEL FIRE CHIEF OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION AND THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL The City of San Rafael (hereinafter referred to as "City") and the San Rafael Fire Chief Officers' Association (hereinafter referred to as the "Association") entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with a term beginning on July 1, 2018 and terminating on June 30, 2020. The City and the Association are collectively referred to herein as the "Parties." The Parties now wish to extend this MOU one year and provide a wage increase. Effective December 16, 2019, the Parties mutually agree to extend the MOU one year to end on June 30, 2021 and to provide bargaining unit members a 2% salary increase in the first pay period after July 1, 2020 and a 2% equity adjustment in the first pay period after January 1, 2021. The two step increases over the final year of this extended MOU is equivalent to 3% increase and is consistent with the Bay Area November 2019 CPI index. The specific provisions contained in this Side Letter are intended to supersede any previous agreements, whether oral or written, regarding the matters contained in this Side Letter. Except as provided here, all wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment presently Association in the MOU remain in full force and effect. The Parties have satisfied their obligations to meet and confer in good faith in accordance with the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act ("MMBA") concerning the terms and conditions of this Agreement and its implementation. Thus, the Parties mutually agree to make the following changes to the MOU to read as follows: Paragraph 3 of the MOU This Side Letter shall be presented to the City Council of the City of San Rafael as the joint recommendation of the undersigned for salary and employee benefit adjustment for the period commencing July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 20281. When ratified by the City Council, this Side Letter shall be binding upon the San Rafael Fire Chief Officers' Association, the employees it represents, and the City of San Rafael. 1. 1.2 Term of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) This agreement shall be in effect from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 20291. 1.7.2 Waiver & Modification Except as specifically otherwise provided herein, it is agreed and understood that each party hereto voluntarily and unqualifiedly waives its right and agrees that the other shall not be required to meet and confer with respect to any subject or matter covered herein, nor as to wages or fringe benefits during the period of the term of this Memorandum. The foregoing shall not preclude the parties hereto from meeting and conferring at any time during the term of this Agreement with respect to any subject matter within the scope of meeting and conferring for a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the parties to be effective on or after July 1, 20291. L4 -1 9—R 1.7.3 Effective Dates This Agreement will be in effect from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 20201. It shall be automatically renewed from year to year thereafter unless either party shall have notified the other, in writing, at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual anniversary of the above date that it desires to modify the Memorandum. In the event that such notice is given, negotiations shall begin no later than thirty (30) days prior to the anniversary date. 1.10.1 Modification/Waiver Except as specifically otherwise provided herein, it is agreed and understood that each party hereto voluntarily and unqualifiedly waives its right and agrees that the other shall not be required to meet and confer with respect to any subject or matter covered herein, nor as to wages or fringe benefits during the period of the term of this Memorandum. The foregoing shall not preclude the parties hereto from meeting and conferring at any time during the term of this Agreement with respect to any subject matter within the scope of meeting and conferring for a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the parties to be effective on or after July 1, 20201. 1.10.2 Effective Dates This Agreement will be in effect from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 20201. It shall be automatically renewed from year to year thereafter unless either party shall have notified the other, in writing, at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual anniversary of the above date that it desires to modify the Memorandum. In the event that such notice is given, negotiations shall begin no later than thirty (30) days prior to the anniversary date. 3. ].1 General Wage Increase Effective the pay period including September 1, 2018 the City will increase base wages for all employees by 2.0%. Effective the pay period including July 1, 2019, the City will increase base wages for all employees by 2.0%. Effective the first pay period after July 1, 2020, the City will increase base wages for all employees by 2.0%. Effective the first pay period after January 1, 2021, the City will provide an equity adjustment for all employees of 2.0%. CITY OF SAN RAFAEL: —� Date: (ez 3o Zdt I SAN RAFAEL FIRE CHIEF OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION Date: Z 4 7,6 CITY SAN RAFAEL