Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION REVISING THE PAY SCHEDULE FOR ELECTION INSPECTORS TO ADDRESS EARLY VOTING MANDATES (BOARD OF ELECTIONS)

WHEREAS, Resolution 334 of 2003 established a chargeback system for election services and supplies, including a pay schedule for Election Inspectors; and

WHEREAS, Resolutions 400 of 2006, 68 of 2011 and 345 of 2016 revised said pay schedule; resulting in the current Pay Rate Schedule as follows:
 

General Election $200.00
Inspector School $ 25.00
Primary Election $125.00
Election Day Chairperson $ 25.00

and;

WHEREAS, effective with the 2019 General Election, New York State legislators mandated new early voting periods for nine (9) days prior to any primary, general or special election and mandated hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for such elections; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That effective July 1, 2019, the Pay Rate Schedule for Elections Inspectors be, and hereby is, as follows:
 

  New Rate Schedule
General Election Day (6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)   $200.00
Primary Election Day (6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)  $200.00
Early Voting Day (8 hours) $100.00
Early Voting Day (5 hours)  $ 75.00
Inspector School  $ 25.00
Election Day Chairperson $ 25.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board of Elections Commissioners 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, Elections Commissioners, All Municipal Clerks, 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 Handy, Wilson and Young)
 

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