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File #: 2888   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 Department: San Bernardino County Fire Protection District
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Subject: Side Letter Agreement with the San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters IAFF, Local 935, representing employees in the Ambulance Operators Unit
Attachments: 1. ATT-SBCFPD-09-15-20-Ambulance Operators Side Letter Agreement
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 15, 2020

FROM
GARY McBRIDE, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office
DAN MUNSEY, Fire Chief/Fire Warden, San Bernardino County Fire Protection District

SUBJECT
Title
Side Letter Agreement with the San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters IAFF, Local 935, representing employees in the Ambulance Operators Unit
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (SBCFPD), approve proposed Side Letter Agreement between the San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters IAFF, Local 935 and SBCFPD in regards to the Ambulance Operators Unit.
(Presenter: Bob Windle, County Labor Relations Chief, 387-3101)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Create, Maintain and Grow Jobs and Economic Value in the County.
Improve County Government Operations.
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Ensure Development of a Well-Planned, Balanced, and Sustainable County.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
SBCFPD will fund the costs of this proposed Side Letter Agreement without the need for additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). As a result of this agreement, SBCFPD's annual ongoing costs are estimated to increase by a total of $36,153, as reflected in the following table:



Fiscal Year
Incremental Ongoing Cost Increases
2020-21
$17,281
2021-22
$18,804
2022-23
$68
Total
$36,153

The $36,153 is primarily for costs associated with transitioning employees in the Ambulance Operators Unit (Unit) from State Disability Insurance to a Union-sponsored Long-Term Disability Plan.

Additionally, there is a one-time cost to SBCFPD of approximately $67,900 in 2020-21 for a lump sum payment equivalent to 3% of each employee's salary covering the period from July 18, 2020 through January 15, 2021.

The following t...

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