Supervisor LAURIA offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION WAIVING THE RESIDENCY RULE FOR HIRE OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES AND A SUPERVISING PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, the Personnel Director has briefed the Committee on Personnel regarding ongoing difficulty filling Public Health Nurses and Supervising Public Health Nurse positions in the Public Health Department; and

WHEREAS, the Personnel Director recommends that applicants who are not residents of Fulton County be considered; and

WHEREAS, after careful review of the hiring procedure utilized, the Committee on Personnel recommends waiving the County’s “Residency Rule” to allow the hiring of Public Health Nurses and a Supervising Public Health Nurse from Fulton County and/or contiguous counties; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the County "Residency Rule" be and hereby is waived for the hire of fulltime Public Health Nurses and a Supervising Public Health Nurse in the Public Health Department; and, be it further

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

Seconded by Supervisor BREH and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisors Callery, Rice and Waldron)

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