Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION WAIVING RESIDENCY RULE FOR HIRE OF A PLANNER (PLANNING DEPARTMENT)

WHEREAS, a Planner in the Planning Department resigned, effective November 9, 2018; and

WHEREAS, in the past, the Planning Director has experienced difficulty filling a Planner position in the Planning Department; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Director requests that applicants from anywhere within New York State be considered; and

WHEREAS, after careful review of the hiring procedure utilized, the Committee on Finance is recommending waiving the County’s “Residency Rule” to hire an out-of-county resident from anywhere in the state, in this instance only; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the County "Residency Rule" be and hereby is waived for the hire of a Planner in the Planning Department from anywhere in New York State; in this instance only; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Planning Director and Personnel Director do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, Personnel Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor SELMSER and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Potter)

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