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CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH <br />C9C /Fp0.N`P City Council Staff Report <br />Agenda Item No. 7 <br />August 14, 2012 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: City Manager's Office <br />Dave Kiff, City Manager <br />949 - 644 -3001, dkiff <br />PREPARED BY: Dave Kiff, City Manager <br />APPROVED: � A <br />TITLE: Designation of Manager pro Tempore <br />ABSTRACT: <br />Section 507 of the City of Newport Beach's Charter asks the City Manager to seek <br />approval of the City Council for the appointment of a "manager pro tempore" — a person <br />to serve in his or her stead if the City Manager is temporarily absent or disabled. The <br />attached resolution would implement a City Council approved line of succession for <br />such appointments. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt Resolution No. 2012- 75 relating to the designation of persons to serve as <br />"managers pro tempore" in the City Manager's temporary absence or disability. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />The adoption of a "manager pro tempore' line of succession is not anticipated to have <br />any fiscal impact. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />Charter Section 507 requires the City Manager to appoint, subject to the approval of the <br />City Council, one of the other City officers or department heads to serve as "manager <br />pro tempore" during temporary absence or disability. My typical practice if I am going to <br />be away from the City for any length of time (generally a full workday or series of days) <br />is to appoint a department director to assume management of the City in my absence, <br />and then notify the City Council, management group, and Police Watch Commander of <br />