City of Gonzales


Authorizing Payment of Longevity Pay for Fiscal Year 2017-2018


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Financial Impact

This item has a $46,422.50 budget impact.


WHEREAS, Council established a policy where they will review the payment of employee longevity pay at their November meeting.  This policy is codified in the Personnel Manual; and

WHEREAS, longevity pay for the City of Gonzales consists of $5.00 per month for each year service up to a maximum of twenty-five years of service.  Part-time employees receive up to $2.50 per month based on the number of hours they worked; and

WHEREAS, the total amount of longevity for employees this year is $46,422.50 across all funds.  The least amount to an individual is $35.00 and the maximum is $1,500.00.  The average is approximately $390.11.  Currently, the City has eighteen (18) employees with more than fifteen (15) years of service (maximum $1,500.00).

Now therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gonzales, Texas:

              The City Council of the City of Gonzales, Texas hereby authorizes payment of longevity pay for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018.