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File #: 22-859   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: MOTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT County Administrator to provide up to $4,033,156 in additional funding for Fiscal Year 2022 to the Broward Sheriff's Office ("BSO") under the Operator Agreement for call-taking, teletype (queries only) and dispatch services for the consolidated regional E-911 communications system, with such additional funding to be used by BSO solely for increasing the salaries and salary ranges, as applicable, for BSO 911 Communications staff and for recruitment efforts, with such amounts to be included in the County's Third Supplemental Budget (anticipated in September 2022); and authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and execute an amendment to the applicable agreement, if necessary, to effectuate the foregoing, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney and provided such amendment does not increase the financial obligation of the County more than the above-referenced amount.
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Norman Foster
Department: Office of Management and Budget

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT County Administrator to provide up to $4,033,156 in additional funding for Fiscal Year 2022 to the Broward Sheriff's Office ("BSO") under the Operator Agreement for call-taking, teletype (queries only) and dispatch services for the consolidated regional E-911 communications system, with such additional funding to be used by BSO solely for increasing the salaries and salary ranges, as applicable, for BSO 911 Communications staff and for recruitment efforts, with such amounts to be included in the County's Third Supplemental Budget (anticipated in September 2022); and authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and execute an amendment to the applicable agreement, if necessary, to effectuate the foregoing, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney and provided such amendment does not increase the financial obligation of the County more than the above-referenced amount.

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Why Action is Necessary
To provide authority for funding increased salaries and salary ranges during Fiscal Year 2022 for contracted Regional Communications employees at Broward Sheriff's Office.

What Action Accomplishes
Allows salaries and salary ranges to be adjusted.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
On May 10, 2022, the Broward Sheriff's Office presented a proposal on Regional Communications entitled "Overview, Comparison and Proposal."

The proposal included a "Proposed Salary Assessment" with proposed salary ranges for BSO as 5% higher than Palm Beach Sheriff's Office reported salary ranges, by job classifications.

The FY22 BSO Regional Communications contract with the County included funding for 449 positions. The proposed salary levels for the current 442 positions subsequently reported by BSO...

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