Dakota County Board Compensation Policy 2009
Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Resolution No. 08-629
Establishment Of 2009 Elected Officials'
And County Administrator Compensation
Motion: Comm. Harris Second: Comm. Krause
WHEREAS, the County Board adopted a 2009 Unclassified Employee Merit Compensation Policy and Plan; and
WHEREAS, the County established a process within that Plan by which Elected Officials' and the County Administrator's compensation is determined and it is necessary that proper compensation be established for all Elected Officials and the County Administrator, pursuant to the provisions of the 2009 Unclassified Employee Merit Compensation Policy and Plan; and
WHEREAS, the County is required to administer salaries in compliance with statute setting the maximum compensation permitted by law and if the compensation payable to an appointed County official or employee, if paid, would exceed the political subdivision compensation limit, established by Minn. Stat. 43A.17, subd. 9, compensation in excess of such limit shall not be paid, unless the limit is raised or repealed.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Dakota County Board of Commissioners hereby establishes Elected Officials' and County Administrator's 2009 compensation as follows: County Commissioner, $64,700; County Administrator, $164,200 plus $7,300 non-base payment; County Attorney, $157,200 plus $5,400 non-base payment; County Sheriff, $136,700 plus $6,700 non-base payment; however, 2009 payable compensation per current policy or statute limitations shall be:
COUNTY COMMISSIONER $64,700
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR $154,868
COUNTY ATTORNEY $154,868
COUNTY SHERIFF $136,700 plus a $2,681 non-base payment
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if the compensation payable to an appointed county official or employee, if paid, would exceed the political subdivision compensation limit established at Minn. Stat. § 43A.17, subd. 9, compensation in excess of such limit shall not be paid, unless the limit is raised or repealed; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, in accordance with Minn. Stat. § 383D.05, hereby establishes a Commissioner car/expense allowance for 2009 in the amount of $4,752 per year per Commissioner.
ayes 7 nays none
I, Kelly Olson, Clerk to the Board of the County of Dakota, State of Minnesota, do hereby certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of a resolution with the original minutes of the proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners, Dakota County, Minnesota, at their session held on the 16th day of December 2008, now on file in the County Administration Department, and have found the same to be a true and correct copy thereof.
Witness my hand this 19th day of December 2008.
/s/ Kelly Olson
Clerk to the Board