ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

6.

CONSIDER AUTHORIZATION OF A LIMITED-TERM CONTRACT WITH THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER/CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AFTER HIS OFFICIAL RETIREMENT

 

Meeting Date:

December 13, 2010

Budgeted:

Yes

 

 

 

From:

Darby Fuerst,

Program/

Personnel Costs

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared By:

Cynthia Schmidlin

Cost Estimate:

Up to $64,071

 

General Counsel Review:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on December 6, 2010 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY:The Districtís Administrative Services Manager/Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Rick Dickhaut, will be retiring on December 31, 2010. It is anticipated that it will be at least April or May 2011 before a replacement can be found and begin employment.Mr. Dickhaut has offered to continue working after his official retirement date, as a limited-term District employee, for up to the 960-hour maximum allowed for retired annuitants under California Public Employees Retirement System regulations.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize a limited-term contract with the current Chief Financial Officer for up to 960 hours of work at $61.72 per hour.The term of the contract would begin January 3, 2011 and not exceed June 30, 2011.

 

IMPACTS TO STAFF/RESOURCES: The FY 2010-2011 budget includes $83,054 for the Administrative Services Manager/Chief Financial Officer position from January through June 2011. Limited-term employees receive an hourly salary, but no benefits other than the mandated Social Security, Medicare, and Workers Compensation coverage. Cost for the 960 maximum hours would not exceed $64,071.This would include $59,251 for salary and $4,820 for mandated benefits.

 

BACKGROUND: Administrative Services Manager/CFO Rick Dickhaut, has notified the General Manager that he will be retiring from the District on December 31, 2010. District staff will be recruiting for a successor after January 1, 2011.

 

EXHIBITS

6-A††††† Administrative Services Manager/Chief Financial Officer Job Description

 

 

 

 

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