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File #: 19-1309    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Human Resources Department and Planning and Building Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 150-2019, amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution to: 1) Delete one vacant Assistant/Associate Planner (1.0 FTE) position from the Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division; 2) Add one Development Technician (1.0 FTE) position to the Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division; 3) Direct that the above changes be added to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Position Allocation Schedule; and 4) Provide authorization to the Director of Human Resources to make, if needed, any technical corrections to the authorized personnel allocations for the Planning and Building Department. FUNDING: Planning and Building Permit Revenue and General Fund (Cost Savings).
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route, 2. B - HR Recomendation Memo, 3. C - Resolution, 4. Executed Resolution 150-2019
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Human Resources Department and Planning and Building Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 150-2019, amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution to:
1) Delete one vacant Assistant/Associate Planner (1.0 FTE) position from the Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division;
2) Add one Development Technician (1.0 FTE) position to the Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division;
3) Direct that the above changes be added to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Position Allocation Schedule; and
4) Provide authorization to the Director of Human Resources to make, if needed, any technical corrections to the authorized personnel allocations for the Planning and Building Department.

FUNDING: Planning and Building Permit Revenue and General Fund (Cost Savings).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Planning and Building Department proposes to delete one vacant Assistant/Associate Planner position and add one Development Technician position within the Planning Permit Center Unit (Permit Center) in the Planning Services Division.

The Permit Center performs tasks ranging from (but not limited to) processing planning projects and conducting advanced commercial and residential building permit reviews to more routine, lower-level permit reviews such as Administrative Permits and Vacation Home Rental Permits, business license reviews, routine correspondence such as zoning verification, and response to general planning inquiries in-person, via email and on the phone.

The duties of the Assistant/Associate Planner and the Development Technician have significant overlap, in that both positions review and process permit applications, review plans against specific guidelines, and provide information to the public. However, these positions vary in the level of complexity of the work they perform. The Permit Center needs to fill its current vacancy with a staff member that can ...

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