Dakota Co. Resolution NO. 12-624Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Resolution No. 12-624
Establishment Of 2013 Elected Officials' And County Administrator's Compensation
Motion by Commissioner Workman Second by Commissioner Gaylord
WHEREAS, the County Board adopted amended 2013 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 2013 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 Stat. 43A.17, subd. 9, compensation in excess of such limit shall not be paid, unless the limit is raised or repealed.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 2013 Unclassified Employees Merit Compensation Policy and Plan and Local Government Salary Cap provisions, Elected Officials’ and County Administrator’s 2013 compensation as follows: County Commissioner, $68,000 plus $631 lump sum; County Administrator, $167,700 plus $1,036 non-base payment and $1,512 lump sum; County Attorney, $160,600 plus $953 non-base payment plus $1,451 lump sum; County Sheriff, $135,467 plus $1,268 lump sum; however, 2013 payable compensation per current policy or statute limitations shall be:
COUNTY COMMISSIONER *$68,000 plus $630 lump sum
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR $165,779
COUNTY ATTORNEY $160,600 plus $953 non-base plus $1,451 lump sum
COUNTY SHERIFF $135,467 plus $1,268 lump sum
* Prior to 4:30 p.m. on December 31, 2012, a County Commissioner may file with the
Employee Relations Director an election to decline their 2013 salary increase. For any
Commissioner filing such a declination, the 2013 compensation level shall be $66,400 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 2013 in the amount of $4,752 per year per Commissioner, representing a 0% increase over 2012.
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 11th day of December 2012, 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 19th day of December 2012.
/s/ Kelly Olson
Clerk to the Board