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

RESOLUTION WAIVING THE WORK WEEK LIMITS POLICY FOR PER DIEM VOTING MACHINE CUSTODIANS IN THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE

WHEREAS, Resolution 359 of 2013 Established Workweek Limits for Per Diem Employees (Affordable Care Act Mandate); and

WHEREAS, Resolution 355 of 2014 Exempted Voting Machine Custodian Title from the Work Week Limits Policy for Per Diem Employees During Election Periods; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 358 of 2018 Waived the Work Week Limits Policy for Per Diem Voting Machine custodians in the Board of Elections Office During 2018; and

WHEREAS, New York State legislators have now mandated new early voting periods for nine (9) days prior to any primary, general or special election in New York State; and

WHEREAS, the Committee on Finance has reviewed a Board of Elections Commissioners’ request to waive the Work Week Limits Policy for Per Diem Voting Machine Custodians for the week of Election Day and for the two (2) weeks preceding any scheduled primary, general or special Election Day; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby waives the Work Week Limits Policy enacted by Resolution 359 of 2013 for Per Diem Voting Machine Custodians in the Board of Elections Office for the week of Election Day and for the two (2) weeks preceding any scheduled primary, general or special Election Day effective with the 2019 general election and forward; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Director of Personnel and the Board of Election 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, County Code, Personnel Director, Board of Elections Commissioners, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BREH and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 17   Nays: 0   Absent: 3 (Supervisors Handy, Wilson and Young)
 

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