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

RESOLUTION CREATING A “STUDENT SUCCESS” CASEWORKER POSITION IN THE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services has requested the creation of a full-time Caseworker position in the Department of Social Services to focus on preventive services for families with young children experiencing educational neglect or chronic absenteeism; and

WHEREAS, the cost of said Caseworker position will be reimbursed 100 percent from State aid; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Human Services, Personnel and Finance recommends creating a “Student Success” Caseworker position on a 24 month trial basis to focus on preventive services in the Department of Social Services in this instance; effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2021; and

RESOLVED, That a full-time Caseworker position (Union Job Group A-17, 2019 One-year rate: $23.28 per hour), be and hereby is created for a 24 month trial period effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2021; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Commissioner of Social Services monitor the success of said new trial “Student Success” Caseworker services and report to the Committee on Human Services on a periodic basis regarding its merits and accomplishment; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That continuation or renewal of said position and/or program be contingent upon continued funding from state and federal funds at no additional cost to the County of Fulton; and, be it further 

RESOLVED, That the Commissioner of Social Services 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, Personnel Director, Commissioner of Social Services, CSEA Local 818, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 


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

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