Supervisors BORN, CALLERY AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:


WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services has requested the creation of a full-time Caseworker position in the Department of Social Services to perform new mandated requirements of New York State Raise the Age legislation enacted effective October 1, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the cost of said Caseworker position will be reimbursed 100 percent from State aid as required by state law; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Human Services, Personnel and Finance have reviewed the Commissioner’s Raise the Age plan and recommend creating a Caseworker position to address Raise the Age programming in the Department of Social Services in this instance; effective January 1, 2019; and

RESOLVED, That a full-time Caseworker position (Union Job Group A-17, 2019 Start rate: $19.79 per hour), be and hereby is created effective January 1, 2019; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Commissioner of Social Services 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, Personnel Director, Commissioner of Social Services, CSEA Local 818, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor WALDRON and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 20 Nays: 0 Absent: 0