Resolution No. 478

 

Supervisor CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ROEMER, WALLENS, GOLD & MINEAUX, LLP FOR LABOR RELATIONS SERVICES (2020-2022)

WHEREAS, for several years, the County of Fulton has contracted with Roemer, Wallens, Gold & Mineaux, LLP, Labor Relations Attorneys and Consultants, for employee labor negotiation services and interest arbitration proceeds; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution 335 of 2016, said agreement will expire on December 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Roemer, Wallens, Gold & Mineaux, LLP, has offered a new agreement that would include all negotiating services, consultation and advice in connection with Civil Service Law, Taylor Law, Fair Labor Standards Act, Human Rights, Contract Administration/Enforcement, employee discipline matters, representation with grievance procedures, management and supervisory training; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Personnel Director and the Committee on Personnel, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract with Roemer, Wallens, Gold & Mineaux, of Albany, NY, for comprehensive collective bargaining services on behalf of the County, as follows:

 

                        2020:               $4,175.00 per month

                        2021:                 4,250.00 per month

                        2022:                 4,325.00 per month

     

Additional rates, as needed:

Partner and Sr. Associate Attorney: 2020-2021 – hourly rate of $250; 2022 – hourly rate of $260

Associate Attorney:                          2020-2021 – hourly rate of $210; 2022 – hourly rate of $220

Paralegal:                                          2020-2021 – hourly rate of $130; 2022 – hourly rate of $135

 

 said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

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

Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Absent: 1 (Supervisor Waldron)

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