Supervisors CALLERY AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its


WHEREAS, the current COVID-19 pandemic has had, and continues to have, an unprecedented
financial impact to all businesses and public entities, including Fulton County; and

WHEREAS, a State of Emergency was declared by Fulton County on March 16, 2020; and

WHEREAS, as a result of Governor Cuomo’s continual Executive Orders, Fulton County
operations have been significantly curtailed, creating a temporary situation where the workforce
can be reduced without a negative impact to operations, and revenue projections indicate that labor costs for 2020 need to be reduced; and

WHEREAS, due to federal stimulus legislation passed earlier this month, most employees are
likely to receive enhanced Unemployment Insurance payments through July 31, 2020, at least
equal to their normal earnings; and

WHEREAS, based upon the recommendations of the Committees on Personnel and Finance, the Chairman of the Board, by memorandum dated May 5, 2020, implemented temporary layoffs
beginning May 11, 2020; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the actions of the Chairman of the Board implementing a temporary layoff for
approximately 60 to 75 County government employees be and hereby are confirmed; and, be it

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer,
Personnel Director, All Department Heads, CSEA General Unit, Budget Director/County Auditor,
and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor LAURIA and adopted by the following vote:
Total: Ayes: 427 (14) Nays: 124 (6) (Supervisors Born, Groff, Horton, Potter, Vandenburgh and Young) 

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