Supervisor BREH, CALLERY and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved
its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE AGREEMENT WITH
HFM BOCES FOR PROVISION OF A SPECIAL PATROL OFFICER (SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT)

WHEREAS, Resolution 142 of 2019 authorized creation of a Special Patrol Officer position in thE Sheriff’s Department and a contract with HFM BOCES for said position effective May 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, it was the intent of said contract to support HFM BOCES’ goal of improved safety at its Meco School Building site; and

WHEREAS, the Sheriff has now identified several areas wherein the provisions of the contract do not correspond to the Board-approved Resolution and/or to the governing collective bargaining agreement; and

WHEREAS, to make the Special Patrol Officer contract with HFM BOCES practical, the Sheriff requests that the Board of Supervisors alter existing County policies as follows:

  1. The Sheriff be delegated the authority to approve up to 10 days of Leave Without Pay to the Special Patrol Officer on an intermittent basis to accommodate school vacation days or other school days off during the contract term.
     
  2. The Sheriff be delegated the authority to approve a Leave of Absence Without Pay to the Special Patrol Officer commencing at the end of school in June until the start of the next school year, excluding potential call-ins for employee training.

WHEREAS, the Committees on Public Safety, Personnel and Finance have reviewed the Sheriff’s request and, in the spirit of cooperation with the Sheriff and HFM BOCES, recommend granting said flexibility; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the policy waivers enumerated herein are hereby granted in this instance only; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the contract term for the provision of a Fulton County Special Patrol Officer to HFM BOCES be extended through June 30, 2020; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Sheriff, Personnel Director and County Attorney 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, Sheriff, 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: 525 (18) Nays: 21 (1) (Supervisor Kinowski) Absent: 5 (1) (Supervisor Howard)

 

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