Sponsor:                                                                               Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:  
Personnel Committee                                                                                              February 8, 2007           

Staff Lead:                                                                                                                   Department:
Janelle Downes, Director                                                                                            Human Resources


A Resolution to Reclassify the Position of Administrative Assistant to Legal Secretary

Topic Description:

County Administration currently has an Administrative Assistant whose primary function was reception duties, filing, and maintaining records.  The duties performed by the incumbent have changed substantially.  The incumbent now performs duties consistent to the Legal Secretary classification.  The essential functions performed are to include:  preparing warrant in detinues, court dockets, warrant in debts, affidavits and exhibit notebooks for personal property trials and real estate exhibits for commissioner hearings; opening/closing attorney files; maintaining, tracking and updating a database of delinquent accounts for personal property taxes, real estate taxes, and library and landfill fees; drafting letters of correspondence to delinquent taxpayers; and researching contact information of delinquent taxpayers by utilizing multiple resources.

The position has a significant impact in the collection of delinquent taxpayer dollars and the organization and maintenance of the County Attorney’s legal files.

This request has received the endorsement of the Personnel Committee.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.


Fiscal Impact Analysis:

The fiscal impact of this action will be $3,382.50.   

The Administrative Assistant position was a grade 16: $21,032.49-$33,627.03 whereas the Legal Secretary is a grade 21: $26,824.10 - $42,926.88.


Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

County Administration

County Attorney

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