Resolution No. 249

Amending The 2020 Ulster County Budget To Adjust The Annual Salary Of The Public Defender In Order To Be Consistent With A Full-Time Position

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Adopted as Amended

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Eve Walter, and Deputy Chair Heidi Haynes offer the following:

 

            WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the Ulster County Executive; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section C-77 of the Ulster County Charter and Section A18-1 of the Administrative Code, the Ulster County Public Defender shall devote 100% of his or her full working time to the duties of the office and accordingly should be a full-time position; and

 

WHEREAS, the salary as stated in the 2020 Ulster County Budget for the position of the Ulster County Public Defender is $89,154.00 because at that time the position was held on a part-time basis; and

 

WHEREAS, in keeping with the requirements under the Charter and Administrative Code, the position of the Ulster County Public Defender shall be full-time; and

 

WHEREAS, it is therefore necessary to increase the annual salary of the Public Defender from a part-time position salary of $89,154.00 to a full-time position salary of $120,916.00; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Public Defender position will be held on a full-time basis, that the Public Defender shall devote 100% of his or her full working time to the duties of the office, and that the annual salary is hereby increased to $120,916.00; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the 2020 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

INCREASE                                       AMOUNT    

 

AA-1170-1046-1300-1300             Regular Pay                                       $14,305.00

(App.#)                                            

 

AA-1170-1046-8010-8010             Social Security                                 $  1,095.00

(App.#)                                            

           

DECREASE                                      AMOUNT    

 

AA-1170-1048-4600-4660             Other Misc. Contractual Exp.         $15,400.00

(App.#)                                             

 

and move its adoption.

 

                                                                                                                      

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                     NOES:    

 

 

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$15,400.00 – 2020 BUDGETED APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

(ADDITIONAL SALARYAND BENEFITS THROUGH YEAR END)

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Updated: September 22, 2020

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