Among the items on Monday’s agenda:
Doug Price, president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, will present an update on the city’s branding strategy. That’s right, Colorado Springs, we’re still Living it Up!
The new human resources director, Mike Sullivan, will go over proposed changes to the Civilian and Sworn Personnel Policies and Procedures Manuals.
They include reducing workers’ compensation benefits for police and firefighters from 2,080 hours of injury leave at 100 percent to 1,220 hours at 85 percent. For civilian employees, the proposed change would reduce workers’ compensation benefits from 2,080 hours of injury leave at 100 percent to 960 hours at 85 percent.
The Transit Services Division will sum up the public comments that it received on a proposal to discontinue local funding for the FrontRange Express, or FREX, and raise the Metro Mobility ADA Paratransit fare from $3.00 to $3.50.
The Oil and Gas Committee, which included Councilman Val Snider, the chairman, and Councilwomen Angela Dougan and Brandy Williams, will bring the rest of council up to speed on its work. The committee was formed to provide recommendations to council for oil and gas exploration and operations.
Finally, the council plans to meet behind closed doors to discuss the $1.15 million separation agreement for former Memorial Health System CEO Dr. Larry McEvoy. According to the agenda, the council will receive “advice and negotiation consultation with the City Attorney regarding Memorial Health System” and “advice and consultation with the City Attorney regarding potential litigation matters that are subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations and instructing negotiators.