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File #: 19-0854    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/20/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Title: Director of Human Resources and Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 084-2019 establishing revised salaries for the classifications of District Attorney and Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator, both elected department heads, to be effective immediately upon adoption. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 6-4-19, 2. B - Approved Blue Route 6-4-19, 3. Executed Resolution 084-2019
Related files: 19-0664, 19-1030
Title
Director of Human Resources and Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 084-2019 establishing revised salaries for the classifications of District Attorney and Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator, both elected department heads, to be effective immediately upon adoption.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 14, 2019, the Chief Administrative Office recommended the Board provide direction to the Human Resources Director relative to the compensation paid to the Sheriff and the District Attorney.

The Board of Supervisors directed staff to return to the Board with Resolution to 1) increase the base salary of the Sheriff by 2.5% to address compaction issues, 2) to provide that the base salary of the District Attorney shall be equal to that of the Sheriff, and 3) to adjust the salaries effective immediately.

ALTERNATIVES
The Board could choose to reject or modify these changes, and provide staff with alternative direction.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
On May 14, 2019, Legistar item 19-0664, the Board of Supervisors directed staff to return to Board with this Resolution.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
N/A

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
For the currect fiscal year, this change would increase the cost of salaries ($2,900) and benefit costs ($1,300), including CalPERS for an approximate total of $4,200. Beginning in FY 2019-20, this change would increase the cost of salaries ($40,000) and benefit costs ($18,700) by approximately $58,700 per year. The increased salary cost is not currently included in the FY 2019-20 Recommended Budget; however, it is anticipated that the increased cost will be covered by savings experienced during the year due to vacancies. There is a possibility the District Attorney's office will not have sufficient savings to cover the increased costs, and in this event additional appropri...

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