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File #: 14-0955    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/2/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/12/2014 Final action: 8/12/2014
Title: The Community Development Agency, Development Services Division recommending the Board adopt Resolution 127-2014 amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the Community Development Agency, Development Services Division, to add 9.0 positions and establish the salary range for the Deputy Building Official job classification. The 9.0 positions are: 1) One (1) Principal Planner; 2) One (1) Deputy Building Official; 3) One (1) Supervising Development Technician; 4) One (1) Office Services Supervisor; 5) Three (3) Building Inspector I/II/III; 6) One (1) Administrative Technician; and 7) One (1) Development Technician I/II If approved, the associated budget adjustments will be made through the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 budget addenda process in September. FUNDING: Primarily Building Permit Fees with a portion of the costs to be funded from General Fund appropriations previously budgeted for contracted stormwater quality services.
Attachments: 1. A - Staff Memo 8-12-14, 2. B - Personnel Resolution 8-12-14, 3. C - Presentation 8-12-14, 4. Executed Resolution127-2014 (BOS 8-12-14)
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The Community Development Agency, Development Services Division recommending the Board adopt Resolution 127-2014 amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the Community Development Agency, Development Services Division, to add 9.0 positions and establish the salary range for the Deputy Building Official job classification. The 9.0 positions are:
1) One (1) Principal Planner;
2) One (1) Deputy Building Official;
3) One (1) Supervising Development Technician;
4) One (1) Office Services Supervisor;
5) Three (3) Building Inspector I/II/III;
6) One (1) Administrative Technician; and
7) One (1) Development Technician I/II

If approved, the associated budget adjustments will be made through the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 budget addenda process in September.

FUNDING: Primarily Building Permit Fees with a portion of the costs to be funded from General Fund appropriations previously budgeted for contracted stormwater quality services.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No change to Net County Cost. Costs associated with the recommended positions would be offset by the projected increase in revenues, primarily from building permit fees.

Additional Cost
Estimated costs for salary and benefits for the 9 positions over a 12 month period is $839,177. However, if approved, the positions will likely not be filled in the first 4 months of Fiscal Year (FY)14-15; therefore, the anticipated FY 14-15 expenditure will reflect 8 months of salary and benefits at $559,451. The increased permit activity will require more field inspections, increasing fleet vehicle use and fuel costs by approximately $15,000. The total increased cost for the 9 positions in FY 14-15 is estimated at $574,451.

Proposed Funding
The proposed new positions will primarily be funded by building permit fees collected from a projected increase in permit volume. Funds currently allocated for water quality regulation administration will also be used. There are no fee increa...

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