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Resolution Number 2020-27

Posted on August 17th, 2020 by

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2020-27

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT

 OF JEREMY GREENWOOD AS THE DIRECTOR OF

SAFETY AND PUBLIC SERVICES FROM AND AFTER JULY 20, 2020;

AND, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article IV, Section 4 of the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio, the Director of Safety and Public Services shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation of the majority of council for a period not to exceed the Mayor’s term of office; and

WHEREAS, the new term for the Director of Safety and Public Services of the City of St. Clairsville begins on July 20, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the position of Director of Safety and Public Services shall be at-will and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor; the position is in the unclassified service; and shall be subject to removal at any time with or without cause; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of St. Clairsville, Kathryn Thalman, has appointed Jeremy Greenwood to serve as the Director of Safety and Public Services for the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio; and

WHEREAS, council for the City of St. Clairsville desires to confirm the appointment of Jeremy Greenwood as the Director of Safety and Public Services.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:

Section 1:  The appointment of Jeremy Greenwood as the Director of Safety and Public Services from and after July 20, 2020 is hereby confirmed by council.  Mr. Greenwood shall serve a six (6) month instructional period beginning with the effective date of his appointment.  At the conclusion of the six (6) month instructional period, Mr. Greenwood’s performance shall be evaluated by the Mayor; successful completion of the instructional period shall have no effect on the unclassified status of Mr. Greenwood’s employment.

Section 2:  The salary of the Director of Safety and Public Services shall be Seventy-Eight Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($78,000.00) per year during the instructional period, and shall be paid on a biweekly basis.  Salary shall be increased to Eighty-Three Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($83,000.00) per year based upon successful completion of the instructional period, and shall be paid on a biweekly basis.

Section 3:  Mr. Greenwood shall accrue sick leave as outlined in the City’s Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual or applicable City ordinances and/or resolutions, as amended from time to time.  At the time of retirement from active service with ten (10) or more years of service with the state, any political subdivisions, or any combination thereof, Mr. Greenwood can be paid in cash in accordance with the then current City’s Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual or applicable City ordinances and/or resolutions, as amended from time to time.  Additionally, Mr. Greenwood will be credited with previously accumulated sick leave pursuant to R.C. §124.38.

Section 4:  Mr. Greenwood shall be credited with three (3) weeks of vacation leave immediately upon the effective date of his appointment.  The three (3) weeks of vacation leave shall be available for use immediately upon approval by the Mayor.  After successful completion of his instructional period, Mr. Greenwood shall be credited with an additional one (1) week of vacation leave.  Thereafter, Mr. Greenwood shall be credited with four (4) weeks of vacation leave January 1st of each year, for the duration of his employment unless otherwise amended by City Council.

Section 5:  Mr. Greenwood shall be entitled to all other types of leave and benefits in accordance with the City’s Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual or applicable City ordinances and/or resolutions, as amended from time to time.

Section 6:  Mr. Greenwood shall be entitled to liquidation of leave at the time of separation in accordance with the then current City’s Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual or applicable City ordinances and/or resolutions, as amended from time to time.

Section 7:  That this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and the safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville regarding the hiring of the Director of Safety and Public Services.

Legislation was adopted at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on a 4 – 3 vote on this 17th day of August, 2020.

Resolution Number 2020-27