Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing a one-time payment totaling either $2,000 or $4,000 to 221 non-union City employees. The amount of the one-time payment is tied to the date non-union employees were hired. Those hired prior to July 2, 2013 would receive $4,000 while those hired between July 1, 2013 and July 2, 2014 would receive $2,000. Another 20 non-union employees hired after July 1, 2014 would not receive a one-time payment. This Ordinance also authorizes a 2% cost-of-living salary increase (COLA) for all non-union employees beginning in the current Fiscal Year 2016. The cost to the City for the one-time payments would be $925,790 and the total cost for the 2% COLA for the current fiscal year FY 2016 would be $432,160. The ongoing annual budget cost for the 2% COLA for non-union employees would be $301,724.