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File #: 3251   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2020 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Side Letter Agreement with the Sheriff's Employees' Benefit Association - Safety Management and Supervisory Unit
Attachments: 1. ATT - Side Letter DA Comm Inv
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
LEONARD X. HERNANDEZ, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
Title
Side Letter Agreement with the Sheriff's Employees' Benefit Association - Safety Management and Supervisory Unit
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve a Side Letter Agreement with the Sheriff's Employees' Benefit Association for employees in the Safety Management and Supervisory 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.
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this Side Letter Agreement with Sheriff's Employees' Benefit Association (SEBA) will result in a total estimated ongoing cost of $1,700 in 2020-21 (partial year), $2,800 in 2021-22, $2,900 in 2022-23, and $3,000 in 2023-24. This will result in the use of additional ongoing Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost) of approximately $900 in 2020-21 (partial year), $1,400 in 2021-22, $1,500 in 2022-23, and $1,500 in 2023-24.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On August 6, 2019, the Board of Supervisors (Board) approved a successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County and SEBA for employees in the Safety Management and Supervisory Unit. In the MOU, the parties agreed to establish a temporary 1% top step for all classifications. Employees receiving the temporary top step are employees ineligible for the longevity differential during the term of the MOU, on top step of the salary range as of August 2, 2019, and who are Patrol Certified.

On June 9, 2020 (Item No. 67) the Board approved the creation of a new District Attorney Commanding Investigator classification and placed it in the Safety Management and Supervisory Unit represented by SEBA. Because this classi...

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