Supervisor CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION WAIVING THE RESIDENCY RULE FOR HIRE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHERS IN THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, the Sheriff is experiencing difficulty filling Emergency Services Dispatcher positions in the Sheriff’s Department; and

WHEREAS, the Sheriff requests that applicants who are not residents of Fulton County be considered; and

WHEREAS, after careful review of the hiring procedure utilized, the Committees on Public Safety and Personnel recommend waiving the County’s “Residency Rule” to allow the hiring of Emergency Services Dispatchers 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 and per diem Emergency Service Dispatchers in the Sheriff’s Department; and, be it further

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

Seconded by Supervisor HANDY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Waldron)

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