Dakota County Resolution No. 11-608Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Resolution No. 11-608
Establishment Of 2012 Elected Officials' And County Administrator Compensation
Motion by Commissioner Krause Second by Commissioner Branning
WHEREAS, the County Board adopted amended 2012 Unclassified Employee Merit Compensation Policy and Plan provisions; 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 relevant provisions of the 2012 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 Stat. 43A.17, subd. 9, compensation in excess of such limit shall not be paid, unless the limit is raised or repealed.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 in the context of and consistent with the 2012 Unclassified Employees Merit Compensation Policy and Plan and Local Government Salary Cap provisions, Elected Officials’ and County Administrator’s 2012 compensation as follows: County Commissioner, $66,400 plus $1,000 lump sum; County Administrator, $164,200 plus $2,222 non-base payment and $1,000 lump sum; County Attorney, $157,200 plus $2,130 non-base payment plus $1,000 lump sum; County Sheriff, $131,700 plus $1,000 lump sum; however, 2012 payable compensation per current policy or statute limitations shall be:
COUNTY COMMISSIONER $66,400 plus $1,000 lump sum
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR $162,211
COUNTY ATTORNEY $157,200 plus $2,130 non-base plus $1,000 lump sum
COUNTY SHERIFF $131,700 plus $1,000 lump sum
* Prior to 4:30 p.m. on December 30, 2011, a County Commissioner may file with the Interim Em ployee Relations Director an election to decline their 2012 salary increase. For any Commissioner filing such a declination, the 2012 compensation level shall be $65,400 plus $1,000 lump sum
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 2012 in the amount of $4,752 per year per Commissioner, representing a 0% increase over 2011, 2010 and 2009.
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 13th day of December 2011, now on file in the County Administration Department, and have found the same to be a true and correct copy thereof.
Witness my hand and official seal of Dakota County this 15th day of December 2011.
/s/ Kelly Olson
Clerk to the Board