Resolution No. 251

Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION SETTING SALARY OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN ACCORDANCE WITH NEW YORK STATE MANDATE

WHEREAS, in accordance with Judiciary Law 183-a, the District Attorney of any County, shall receive an annual salary equivalent to that of County Judge in the County in which the District Attorney is elected or appointed; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with legislation enacted pursuant to the 2017-2018 New York State Adopted Budget, State Legislators mandated large increases to county District Attorney salaries without appropriating any additional state aid to pay for said mandate; and

WHEREAS, to comply with said State mandate, the 2018 salary of the Fulton County District Attorney must be increased from $183,350.00 to $197,600.00 effective April 1, 2018; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the 2018 salary of the District Attorney be, and hereby is, increased to $197,600.00, retroactive to April 1, 2018; and, be it further

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

District Attorney:
From:    A.1000.1990-4907-EXP-Contingent Fund Expense $7,010.00
              A.1165.1165-4090-EXP-Professional Services 345.00
To:         A.1165.1165-1000-EXP-Payroll $7,355.00

RESOLVED, That the Personnel Director and District Attorney do each and every other thing possible to further the purport of this resolution; and, be it further

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

Seconded by Supervisor BLACKMON and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 437 (17) Nays: 0 Absent: 114 (3) (Supervisors Waldron, Wilson and Young)

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