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File #: 21-0541    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/29/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board: 1) Provide direction to staff relative to the compensation paid to all department heads and unrepresented employees; and 2) Provide direction as to whether the Board wants staff to review and return with recommendations relative to the compensation paid to members of the Board of Supervisors. FUNDING: Primarily General Fund with some positions being paid with State and Federal Funding.
Attachments: 1. A - May 14 2019 Master Report, 2. B - Memo from Chief Probation Officer.pdf
Related files: 21-0725, 21-1382, 21-1383, 21-1733
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Provide direction to staff relative to the compensation paid to all department heads and unrepresented employees; and
2) Provide direction as to whether the Board wants staff to review and return with recommendations relative to the compensation paid to members of the Board of Supervisors.

FUNDING: Primarily General Fund with some positions being paid with State and Federal Funding.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:
Salary & Benefits Resolution
The Unrepresented Salary & Benefits Resolution (Resolution 165-2020) states the following relative to compensation for elected department heads:
- Section 602: Salaries/Compensation - Elected Department Heads
The salary for Elected Department Heads shall be established by Resolution. No longer than every four (4) years in March of the year prior to the filing deadline for election to office, the Department of Human Resources will conduct a salary survey and provide information to the Board of Supervisors with a salary recommendation for each Elected Department Head based upon external and internal comparison data. Elected Department Heads shall be entitled to benefits and entitlements provided as specified in this Salary and Benefits Resolution.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the base salary of the District Attorney shall be maintained so that it is equal to the base salary of the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator.
Compensation amounts for appointed department heads and unpresented employees are established pursuant to Section 603 of the Personnel Rules, which state, “A standard salary schedule consisting of ranges of hourly and monthly salary rates in dollars and cents for employment in paid positions shall be established and amended by resolution of the Board of Supervisors.”
Lastly, the Salary and Benefits Resolution for unrepresented employees also includes a provision that sets and maintains the base salary wage scale of the Deputy County Counsel classifi...

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