If the complete Quorum Court docket approves it, county staff will have the ability to obtain longevity pay subsequent 12 months.
In accordance with Greene County Choose Rusty McMillon, the added pay turns into out there incrementally to staff as they attain the 5, 10, 15 and 20-year factors of their employment with Greene County.
“This doesn’t apply to elected officers,” McMillon mentioned Wednesday morning. However he mentioned that primarily based on the Finance Committee’s advice to the complete courtroom, staff with a minimum of 5 years of steady service could be entitled to an additional 25 cents an hour.
These with 10-years of steady service would obtain a further 50 cents an hour, whereas these with a minimum of 15-years of steady service may count on a further $1 an hour. Workers with a minimum of 20-years of steady service can count on a increase of $2.50 an hour. “These are along with the bottom pay charges,” McMillon mentioned.
He added that there are solely 4 county staff that may qualify for the highest longevity pay price.
“There are two on the Highway Division, one on the Sheriff’s Division and one within the assessor’s workplace,” McMillon mentioned. “And there’s not a variety of 10-year staff, both.”
He mentioned it’s a solution to reward staff for service, and an incentive for them to stick with the county.
Along with the longevity pay, the committee beneficial approval of an across-the-board 3 p.c pay enhance for all county staff beginning with the primary pay interval of 2021.
McMillon additionally mentioned that, assuming the complete Quorum Court docket approves the request, the county street division is to obtain 4 seasonal staff for instances when the division is resurfacing paved roads.
“It takes eight individuals to do paving,” he mentioned, “and these further staff would do the mowing of the roadsides, preserve the indicators and simply the common work that wouldn’t get completed whereas we’re repaving. That means we don’t get behind.”
McMillon additionally mentioned the committee has beneficial approval of $30,000 to renovate the courthouse’s Chancery Courtroom (the traditional location of the Quorum Court docket’s conferences). “It would go for refinishing the pews,” he mentioned, “and reupholstering, set up of LED [light-emitting diode] lights and so forth.”
The total Quorum Court docket is to convene a particular assembly within the Circuit Courtroom to think about the finances on Monday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.
As initially offered to the Finance Committee, the appropriation ordinance drafted for the 2021 county finances referred to as for:
$4,876,997.04 in appropriations for the County Normal Fund
$2,888,501.70 in appropriations for the Highway Fund
$650,139.98 for the Library Fund
$6,240,932.35 for the Jail Fund
$1,906,319.66 for Different Funds within the Combination
The above numbers are topic to vary, primarily based on deliberations of the committee and approval by the complete courtroom. In accordance with Greene County Treasurer Debbie Cross, projected revenues for the varied funds aren’t but out there as of press time.