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File #: 5658    Version: 0 Name: Undersheriff position
Type: Ordinance Status: Defeated
File created: 9/7/2022 In control: Justice and Law Enforcement Committee
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/26/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE repealing schedule I to chapter 2, Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to County associates not within the Merit System, and enacting, in lieu thereof, one new schedule relating to the same subject.
Sponsors: Ronald E. Finley
Indexes: COUNTY ASSOCIATES, MERIT SYSTEM
Code sections: Schedule 1, Chapter 2 - Jackson County Code, 1984
Attachments: 1. 5658 Additional Back up 2022 Schedule 1 Chapter 2 Final Non Merit Positions.pdf, 2. 5588bu.pdf, 3. 5658defeated.pdf
Related files: 20104, 5373, 5611, 5680
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON, MISSOURI

Title
AN ORDINANCE repealing schedule I to chapter 2, Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to County associates not within the Merit System, and enacting, in lieu thereof, one new schedule relating to the same subject.


Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 5658, September 12, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Ronald E. Finley, County Legislator


Body
WHEREAS, by Resolution 20104, dated March 11, 2019, the Legislature did award a contract to Evergreen Solutions, LLC, of Tallahassee, FL, to perform a compensation study relating to all County associates, and,

WHEREAS, Evergreen completed the study, which made recommendations regarding new salary ranges for all County positions and the proper placement of all County associates within those ranges; and,

WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5373, dated June 29, 2020, the Legislature adopted Evergreen's recommendations in the study regarding associates not within the Merit System and implemented the new ranges by the revision of certain provisions of chapter 2 of the Jackson County Code; and,

WHEREAS, Ordinance 5373 enacted code section 285.b, which authorized the Director of Human Resources to modify the salary ranges contained in schedule 1 to chapter 2 of the code, to reflect the ranges recommended by Evergreen for the second and third year of the study; and,

WHEREAS, in this implementation, Ordinance 5373 deleted from schedule I certain historical positions in County government that did not have incumbents at the time of implementation; and,

WHEREAS, the Jackson County Sheriff now recommends that one of these former positions, Undersheriff be added back into schedule I at the range recommended by Evergreen, to reduce the span of control of commanders at the Sheriff's Office, allowing for more efficient operations and to allow for an additional level of review below the Sheriff, thereby reducing the Sheriff's administrative workload and enhancing his ability to collaborate with the community in which we...

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