ADOPTED - MARCH 11, 2003

Agenda Item No. 20

Introduced by the Human Services, County Services and Finance Committees of the:




WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners has executed an employment agreement with Dennis Jurczak, M.D. to serve as Deputy Director/Chief Deputy Medical Examiner; and

WHEREAS, Dean G. Sienko, M.D., M.S., Medical Director/Chief Medical Examiner has been called to active military duty; and

WHEREAS, the Health Officer has requested that Dr. Jurczak increase his time commitment to Ingham County during Dr. Sienko's absence; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jurczak has agreed to increase his hours of work up to full-time, and has requested that Ingham County begin to contribute to the employer's share of FICA, and pay Workers' Compensation in addition to his existing $60 per hour contractual salary, and to implement state and federal income tax withholding from his wages; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jurczak has previously served Ingham County well during Dr. Sienko's active military service in Kosovo, with these same employment conditions; and

WHEREAS, the resulting compensation is the equivalent of physician compensation in the salary range established by the Board of Commissioners for the Medical Director and Primary Care Physicians; and

WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners amend Dr. Jurzcak's employment agreement to implement these changes.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the Deputy Medical Director/Chief Deputy Medical Examiner Employment Agreement.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Dennis Jurczak shall be authorized to work the hours necessary to fulfill the duties of Deputy Medical Director and Chief Deputy Medical Examiner, under the supervision of the Health Officer, during the absence, as the result of active military duty, of the Medical Director and Chief Medical Examiner.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Ingham County shall commence contributing the employer's share of FICA effective March 1, 2003 and that the County will provide Workers' Compensation coverage.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County shall withhold state and federal income tax payment from Dr. Jurczak's wages and make the necessary payments to the state and federal governments.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all other terms and conditions of the Employment Agreement shall remain unchanged.

ADOPTED - MARCH 11, 2003

Agenda Item No. 20


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the amendment after review by the County Attorney.

HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Swope, Hertel, Severino

Nays: None Absent: Dedden Approved 3/3/03

COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Holman, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Nevin

Nays: None Absent: None Approved 3/4/03

FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Swope, Hertel, Thomas, Minter

Nays: None Absent: Dedden Approved 3/5/03