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

RESOLUTION RENAMING THE FOURTH DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND INCREASING THE BASE SALARIES OF THE FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEYS (2020)

WHEREAS, the District Attorney has submitted a proposal to increase Assistant District Attorney salaries to improve retention and promote salaries that are comparable to those of public defenders; and

WHEREAS, the District Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecution of all felonies, all misdemeanors, all violations under Penal Law and all Traffic Offenses committed in Fulton County; and

WHEREAS, State mandates resulting from the Hurrell-Harring Lawsuit settlement have dramatically increased the resources available to Public Defender’s Offices and Assigned Counsel programs; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Public Safety, Personnel and Finance have recommended that the District Attorney’s salary restructuring be implemented effective January 1, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Total 2020 Tax Levy Increase, including benefits, resulting from said increase will be $59,698.00; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Fourth Assistant District Attorney be and hereby is re-titled “Assistant District Attorney” effective January 1, 2020, and, be it further

RESOLVED, That, effective January 1, 2020, the one-year permanent salary rates of the Assistant District Attorneys in the District Attorney’s Office be revised as follows:

                                                       Current Salary                      New Salary
First Assistant DA                             $88,539.00                        $95,000.00
Assistant DA (2)                                $64,337.00                        $75,000.00
Assistant DA (formerly 4th ADA)      $51,872.00                        $75,000.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the District Attorney and Personnel Director do each and every 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, District Attorney, Personnel Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor GROFF and adopted by the following vote:
Total: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisors Born, Waldron and Wilson)

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