Tompkins County
New York


Authorizing the Salary for Position Above the Salary Range - Tompkins County Administrator


Department:Tompkins County LegislatureSponsors:
Category:Personnel (Positions, Salaries, Benefits)

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the "Point-Factor Rating System" that is applied to all job descriptions, and utilized by Tompkins County to assign labor grades and corresponding salaries to all titles, is unable to adequately reflect the market-rate salaries of certain highly specialized professional positions, and


WHEREAS, the Legislature has determined that the salary for the position of County Administrator shall be higher than the current salary range of this title, and


WHEREAS, salaries above the salary range are subject to Legislature approval, and


WHEREAS, a new County Administrator, Jason Molino, has been appointed and will begin employment on January 29, 2018, with an annual salary greater than the salary range assigned to this title, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, That the Tompkins County Legislature hereby approves the annual salary for the position of County Administrator in the amount of $130,000 for 2018, prorated from January 29, 2018,


RESOLVED, further That, for the duration of his employment, the County Administrator is eligible to receive the same fringe benefits and the same annual salary adjustments as provided to other management staff without requiring a separate annual resolution of the legislature,


RESOLVED, further, That the Legislature will revisit the salary upon a vacancy in the position.


RESOLVED, further, That no new monies are needed to fund this.



Meeting History

Dec 19, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

Mr. Lane welcomed Mr. Molino and offered him an opportunity to speak to the Legislature. Mr. Molino said he was honored to be part of Tompkins County’s team which is looked across the State as being at the forefront of issues. He looks forward to beginning work in late January.

MOVER:James Dennis, Member
SECONDER:Dooley Kiefer, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Shawna Black, Michael Sigler, Martha Robertson