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File #: RES39237    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/9/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/14/2015 Final action: 7/14/2015
Title: A resolution transmitting a ballot measure to the Pierce County Auditor to be placed on the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, which reads: CITY OF TACOMA INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 1B Concerns Establishing a Minimum Wage In The City Of Tacoma As an alternative, the City Council has proposed Initiative Measure No. 1B The Tacoma City Council adopted Resolution No. 39237 concerning establishing a minimum wage. If passed by the voters, Initiative 1B would require employers to pay a minimum hourly wage to employees aged sixteen (16) and over performing work in Tacoma of not less than $10.35 per hour beginning February 2016, $11.15 beginning January 2017, and $12.00 beginning January 2018, adjusted annually thereafter based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as calculated and used by the State of Washington at that time, and requiring that an impact assessment be conducted in 2018 and every two years thereafter. Should either of these measures be enacted...
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 39237, 2. City Council Action Memoradum, 3. Presentation

Title

A resolution transmitting a ballot measure to the Pierce County Auditor to be placed on the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, which reads:

 

CITY OF TACOMA INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 1B

Concerns Establishing a Minimum Wage In The City Of Tacoma

As an alternative, the City Council has proposed

Initiative Measure No. 1B

 

The Tacoma City Council adopted Resolution No. 39237 concerning establishing a minimum wage. If passed by the voters, Initiative 1B would require employers to pay a minimum hourly wage to employees aged sixteen (16) and over performing work in Tacoma of not less than $10.35 per hour beginning February 2016, $11.15 beginning January 2017, and $12.00 beginning January 2018, adjusted annually thereafter based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as calculated and used by the State of Washington at that time, and requiring that an impact assessment be conducted in 2018 and every two years thereafter.

 

Should either of these measures be enacted into law?

 

Yes………                      [  ]

No……….                      [  ]

 

Regardless of whether you voted yes or no above, if one of these measures is enacted, which one should it be?

 

Measure No. 1……………                     [  ]

Or

Measure No. 1B………….                     [  ]

 

[Andy Cherullo, Director, Finance]