Board of Supervisors - Resolutions



Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:




WHEREAS, the Public Health department has been conducting ambitious and effective COVID-19 vaccination Points of Dispensing (PODS) on a regular basis, assisted by Emergency Management Office staff, Nurse volunteers and local first responders; and

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 Task Force recommends paying an hourly stipend to EMS first responders and Nurse volunteers who assist the Public Health Department at Vaccination PODS in Fulton County to ensure enough resources are available in coming weeks; and

WHEREAS, the Administrative Officer and Personnel Director recommend an hourly rate of $18.00 per hour payable to said vaccination auxiliary workers as contractors on an as needed basis; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator reports that sufficient funds exist within the Emergency Management Office Payroll account to cover 10 weeks of estimated stipend payments due to an unfilled vacancy; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the COVID-19 Task Force and the Committee on Finance, Vaccination Auxiliary Workers qualified by the Public Health Director and/or Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator at the “Certified First Responder” level and above, shall be eligible to be paid a stipend of $18.00 per hour on a contract basis as needed; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said stipend payments shall be for the time period effective March 1, 2021 on a go forward basis; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That notwithstanding the elements of this Resolution, nothing herein shall prevent a first responder from volunteering their services without remuneration; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer be and hereby is directed to make the following transfer:


From: A.3640.3640-1000 – EXP – Payroll 

To: A.3640.3640-4130 – EXP – Contractual 

Sum: $10,080.00


and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator and Public Health Director be and hereby are directed to do each and everything 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, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, Public Health Director, Personnel Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.






Seconded by Supervisor KINOWSKI and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Fagan and Potter)