Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisors BREH, KINOWSKI AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:




WHEREAS, the Committees on Public Safety, Personnel and Finance have evaluated the service needs of the community and the requirements associated with the NYS ILS Commission and recommend changing an Assistant Public Defender position from part-time to full-time, effective January 1, 2022; and

WHEREAS, in order to accomplish a smooth transition from the part-time to the full-time position, the Public Defender has requested that said Part-time Assistant Public Defender position continue until said full-time position is filled; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That one (1) full-time Assistant Public Defender position (Non-Union Job Group A/T-12A; 2022 Starting Salary: $78,907.00, one-year permanent rate: $93,891.00) be, and hereby is, created in the Public Defender’s Office, effective January 1, 2022; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That, effective with the filling of said new Assistant Public Defender position, one (1) existing Part-time Assistant Public Defender position (Non-Union, 20 hours per week, 2022 salary: $47,158.00) in the Public Defender’s Office shall be abolished; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Public Defender is hereby directed to complete the transition and hiring of said full-time Assistant Public Defender by March 31, 2022; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this Resolution and continuation of said position is contingent upon funding being received from the NYS Office of Indigent Legal Services providing the entire 100 percent cost of said position’s transition from part-time to full-time; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Public Defender 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, Public Defender, Personnel Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.






Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Callery and Horton)