Supervisors BREH AND CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION ABOLISHING A PART-TIME ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER POSITION IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE

WHEREAS, Resolution 103 of 2020 reclassified a Part-Time Fifth Assistant Public Defender Position to Full-Time in the Public Defender’s Office; and

WHEREAS, the Public Defender is recommending that the current Part-Time Assistant Public Defender position be abolished due to the hiring freeze imposed by the Board of Supervisors Office due to COVID-19 budgetary restrictions; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Public Safety and Personnel have reviewed said vacancy, and for reasons of economy and efficiency, recommend its abolition in order to achieve cost savings in the 2021 County Budget; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Public Safety and Personnel, said Part-Time Assistant Public Defender position be and hereby is abolished, effective immediately; and, be it further

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

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL:  Ayes: 18   Nays: 0   Absent: 2 (Supervisors Lauria and Wilson)