Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

November 10, 2005

Staff Lead:


Janelle Downes, Director

Human Resources


A Work Session to Review the Classification and Compensation Pay Plan  for Fauquier County Government Employees

Topic Description:

The current Classification and Compensation Plan needed to be reviewed and revised to reflect changes in the current market.  An estimated 250 classified positions were included in the evaluation.  Introductory meeting with management, employee orientation, and management interviews were held; each position was audited and classified; class specifications, qualification standards and pay scales were prepared; and a salary survey was conducted.  Employees and management, at varying stages of development, have reviewed DRAFT class specifications.


Thirty-two percent of current County employee salaries will be adjusted to the new grade-appropriate minimum salary.  The final summary documentation is now presented for full Board approval.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a work session.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

The total yearly fiscal impact is $521,442. Half year impact is $261,000.

General Fund impact beginning January 1, 2006 is $229,000.

Environmental Services Fund impact beginning January 1, 2006  is $18,000.

Warrenton Fauquier Joint Communication Center Fund impact beginning January 1, 2006 is  $15,000.


Funding to support the General Fund element of this action was approved as part of the FY 2006 Adopted Budget. Environmental Services and Warrenton Fauquier Joint Communications Center (WFJCC)  Funds will have adequate revenue to support their portion of this action.


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

Fauquier County Government Departments