SUBSTITUTE ADOPTED - MAY 27, 2003
AGENDA ITEM NO. 12
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AMENDING THE INGHAM COUNTY BOARD RULES
WHEREAS, the current Board Rules specify that the County Services Committee is to "work in conjunction with the Controller or his/her designee to study and advise the Board with respect to all matters dealing with compensation, wages, and salaries for all county officers and employees whose salaries are not otherwise fixed by law; study and advise the Board on all matters relating to labor relations and the relationship between the County and its employees; " and
WHEREAS, the current Board Rules specify that the Finance Committee is to "study and advise the Board of the financial ramifications of any proposed action involving the appropriation or transfer of County funds, not otherwise provided by law or Board resolution;" and
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners desires to clarify the process by which bargaining parameters for contract negotiations are established.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board Rules are hereby amended to include the following as an additional specific duty of the County Services and Finance Committees:
"The County Services and Finance Committees shall, on no less than an annual basis, review and develop bargaining parameters for labor negotiations; provided however, that all Commissioners shall be notified in advance of when the review shall be held, and shall be given opportunity to provide input. The bargaining parameters being established shall be reported to the Board of Commissioners for its concurrence. The establishment of parameters may be discussed in closed session as provided by law."
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Holman, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Nevin
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/20/03
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Swope, Dedden, Hertel, Thomas, Minter
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/21/03