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File #: 22-1005   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: County Attorney
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: A. MOTION TO INCREASE Fiscal Year 2022 personnel cap for the Office of the County Attorney ("CAO") to add one permanent attorney position to provide dedicated additional legal services for, and to be fully funded by, the Aviation Department; and to direct the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary action to effectuate same. (Transferred to the Consent Agenda.) ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. B. MOTION TO ADOPT budget Resolution in the General Fund to transfer $163,029 from Commission Reserve to the Office of the County Attorney Funding to increase the Fiscal Year 2022 personnel budget of the CAO, inclusive of the funding for the above-referenced new position; and to direct the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary action to effectuate the same. (Transferred to the Consent Agenda.) ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved Resolution No. 2022-333. VOTE: 9-0.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Budget Resolution
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Andrew J. Meyers
Department: County Attorney

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Requested Action
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A. MOTION TO INCREASE Fiscal Year 2022 personnel cap for the Office of the County Attorney ("CAO") to add one permanent attorney position to provide dedicated additional legal services for, and to be fully funded by, the Aviation Department; and to direct the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary action to effectuate same.

(Transferred to the Consent Agenda.)

ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 9-0.

B. MOTION TO ADOPT budget Resolution in the General Fund to transfer $163,029 from Commission Reserve to the Office of the County Attorney Funding to increase the Fiscal Year 2022 personnel budget of the CAO, inclusive of the funding for the above-referenced new position; and to direct the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary action to effectuate the same.

(Transferred to the Consent Agenda.)

ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved Resolution No. 2022-333.

VOTE: 9-0.


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Why Action is Necessary
Board approval is required to increase positions and to provide the requested funding for the CAO.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides an additional attorney dedicated to providing legal services for the Aviation Department, and provides additional funding for the CAO.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
Recently, the number of attorneys assigned by the CAO to exclusively perform airport legal work was reduced from four attorneys to three, in large part due to the impact the pandemic was having at that time on airport revenue. Based on the airport's current and projected workload, and with the Airport Director's concurrence, the CAO recently restored the fourth, dedicated airport attorney using, on an interim basis, a tough-to-fill vacancy the CAO has for an experienced land use and environmental atto...

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