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

RESOLUTION WAIVING THE RESIDENCY RULE FOR HIRE OF A SPECIAL PATROL OFFICER AND DESIGNATING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT FOR SAID POSITION

WHEREAS, Resolution 142 of 2019 authorized creation of a Special Patrol Officer position in the Sheriff’s Department; and

WHEREAS, the Sheriff is experiencing difficulty filling said Special Patrol Officer position after extensive recruitment efforts and advertising; and

WHEREAS, the Sheriff has requested that the Board of Supervisors waive the Residency Rule for the Special Patrol Officer position in order to attract qualified candidates; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Economic Development and Environment, Personnel and Finance, the Sheriff be, and hereby is, authorized to hire an out-of-county resident for the Special Patrol Officer vacancy if necessary, in this instance only; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That inasmuch as collective bargaining units have agreed, said Special Patrol Officer position be, and hereby is, designated a member of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Employee Alliance (Union Job Group S-7A $18.35; 2019 permanent rate $21.62 per hour); and, be it further

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

Seconded by Supervisor SELMSER and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 507 (18)   Nays: 21 (1) (Supervisor Kinowski)   Absent: 23 (1) (Supervisor Handy)
 

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