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File #: 21-1373    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/12/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board to consider the following: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 108-2021 to waive the 180 day waiting period for extra help employment of a CalPERS retired annuitant in order to fill a critically needed position within the Chief Administrative Office; 2) Authorize appointment of Greg Stanton as an extra help Principal Management Analyst, effective September 11, 2021; and 3) Authorize an exception to the Personnel Rule 604.3 to hire at Step 5 ($61.88 hourly); FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution EM Project 180 Day Wait Poeriod Exception Gv Code 21224 - FINAL, 2. B - Blue Route, 3. Public Comment Rcvd 8-31-2021 BOS 8-31-2021.pdf, 4. Public Comment Rcvd. 8-30-2021, 5. Executed Resolution 108-2021
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board to consider the following:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 108-2021 to waive the 180 day waiting period for extra help employment of a CalPERS retired annuitant in order to fill a critically needed position within the Chief Administrative Office;
2) Authorize appointment of Greg Stanton as an extra help Principal Management Analyst, effective September 11, 2021; and
3) Authorize an exception to the Personnel Rule 604.3 to hire at Step 5 ($61.88 hourly);

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Chief Administrative Office would like to employ Greg Stanton as an extra help Principal Management Analysis to lead a feasibility study for a Biomass Cogeneration facility. This is a multiple entity project that would be most efficient with a single point of contact for the County. The collaborating partners include: Pioneer Energy, South Fork American River Project (SOFAR), and Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC). Without this additional staffing resource, the County will not be able to keep up with all of the discussions and funding opportunities surrounding biomass and cogeneration, and could potentially miss out on an opportunity to have such a facility in El Dorado County.

This project aligns with our Strategy Plan under:

Economic Development: Explore the feasibility of biomass and cogeneration plants.
Healthy Communities: Work in collaboration with partners to develop forest health sustainability plan and look at other jurisdictions for models of a climate sustainability plan.

Greg Stanton retired on May 21, 2021and by state law, CalPERS retirees are required to wait 180 days before returning to work in an extra help capacity with a PERS agency; however the waiting period can be waived by the governing body of the agency, who must certify the nature of the employment and that the appointment is necessary to fill a critically needed position sooner than 1...

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