Notice: Intention to Consider Adoption of a Rule or Regulation Pertaining to Personnel

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May 16, 2014
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM


City Hall, Council Committee Room #9081
1 Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Pursuant to ROA §2-15-3, this Notice of the Intention to Consider the Adoption of Rule or Regulation shall be posted in the lobby of City Hall, posted notice electronically on the City Clerk's web site dedicated to the schedule rule making hearings and meetings of public boards, commissions and committees and by giving written notice to the Mayor and the Chief Administrative Officer. This notice is provided at least 14 days prior to the hearing at which the proposed rule or regulation will be considered. The hearing, at which the proposed rule or regulation is considered, shall be open to the public and any person may give testimony in favor of or in opposition to the proposed rule or regulation, whether such testimony is given orally or submitted in writing. In considering the proposed rule or regulation, the hearing officer shall give due consideration to all such testimony.

This purpose of this hearing is to entertain comments regarding and to adopt a reformatted version of all existing personnel rules and regulations which reformat will include correcting grammatical and typographical errors. Additionally, substantive changes contemplated are:

  1. Adopting a new category of employee, School Cross Guards, and
  2. Adoption of a City-wide Social Media Policy.

At this particular hearing, in addition to the aforementioned, the hearing officer will entertain discussion or proposals pertaining to substantive changes of the Human Resources Department Personnel Rules and Regulations.

After the adoption of the reformatted version, the Human Resources Department does contemplate an in-depth review of all the rules and additional hearings to address substantive changes. After the May 16, 2014, hearing additional hearings will be scheduled to discuss substantive updates to all the chapters of the Personnel Rules and Regulations. At this meeting, the Hearing Officer will establish a schedule for future hearings.

This hearing is part of series of public hearings pertaining to the revision of the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations.


Vincent A. Yermal