UPDATE: The Board of Commissioners adopted the resolution to adjust compensation at the February 17, 2022 Regular Meeting. Compensation adjustment becomes effective January 1, 2023.
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF INTENT AND FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENT REGARDING PROPOSED COMPENSATION INCREASE
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners hereby provides notice of intent that at the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting on February 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040, the Board will take up and possibly adopt a Resolution that will adjust the salary, compensation, expenses, and expenses in the nature of compensation of the members of the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. At the meeting, the Board will vote on a Resolution to adjust the Board’s salary, expenses, and expenses in the nature of compensation, to become effective January 1, 2023, such that the Board members will receive annual base salary of $42,900.76, except the Chair will receive $44,747.71 as an annual base salary. These base amounts may be adjusted annually in accord with O.C.G.A. 36-5-27, 36-5-28, and 36-5-29.
The Board members will be entitled to the standard benefits and retirement plan of active full time Forsyth County employees, including any health plan for present and former County employees or present or former elected officials that the Board of Commissioners may, from time to time, adopt. Board members will be entitled to expense reimbursement as provided for in the policies of the Forsyth County Civil Service System and the Forsyth County Employee Handbook. If a County car is utilized for travel, mileage reimbursement shall not be allowed. Board members shall not be entitled to accrue personal time or comp time.
The annual estimated cost of the salary including imputed benefits, shall be approximately $ 71,888.00 for each Board Member, except for the Chair for whom the estimated cost shall be $73,738.00, thereby resulting in a total annual estimated expense of $361,290.00 for all Board Members. The adjusted salary and benefits of Board Members will not mandate or cause an increase in the Forsyth County property tax millage rate. This notice is published pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 36-5-24.
January 25, 2022