Chapter 2.68
SALARIES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS

Sections:

2.68.020    Salaries.

2.68.025    Benefits.

2.68.030    Payable when.

2.68.020 Salaries.

The elected officials of the county shall receive as compensation for services required of him/her by law or virtue of his/her office salaries in accordance with the table set forth below for each month during which the elected official holds the office.  Such salaries shall be prorated for the first and last month of his/her term.

Salaries

Effective Date

2/1/2019

10 yr

15 yr

20 yr

 

 

2.5%

2.5%

2.5%

Assessor

$9,029

$9,255

$9,486

$9,723

Auditor

$9,486

$9,723

$9,966

$10,215

Clerk-Recorder

$8,435

$8,646

$8,862

$9,084

District Attorney

$12,454

$12,765

$13,085

$13,412

Sheriff-Coroner

$12,944

$13,268

$13,599

$13,939

Treasurer-Tax Collector

$8,828

$9,049

$9,275

$9,507

(Ord. 1781 §1(part), 2019:  Ord. 1773 §1(part), 2018:  Ord. 1757 §1(part), 2016:  Ord. 1692 §1(part), 2009:  Ord. 1681 §1(part), 2008:  Ord. 1666 §1(part), 2007:  Ord. 1658 §1(part), 2006:  Ord. 1637 §1(part), 2006:  Ord. 1631 §1(part), 2005:  Ord. 1600 §1(part), 2004:  Ord. 1576 §1(part), 2003:  Ord. 1537 §1(part), 2001:  Ord. 1530 §1(part), 2001:  Ord. 1509 §1, 2000:  Ord. 1481 §1, 1999:  Ord. 1447 §2, 1997).

2.68.025 Benefits.

A.    Except as set forth in this chapter, each elected official shall accrue benefits as set forth in the most current resolution adopted for management unit employees (as if they are employees), with the exception of vacation, sick leave, unemployment, SDI benefits, and paid family leave (PFL); provided, however, that each elected official shall receive six days of sick leave credit for each year of continuous service for which they were elected, which credit may be used only toward PERS retirement credit. Pension benefits for each elected official shall be as set forth in subsection D of this section.

B.    The sheriff-coroner shall be eligible for the same retirement plan to which the members of the deputy sheriff’s association, sheriff’s office association, and sheriff’s office mid-management association are entitled.  The district attorney shall be eligible for the same retirement plan for local prosecutors to which the members of the Amador County deputy district attorney association are entitled.  If an elected official elects not to participate in PERS, the total amount that the county would contribute to PERS on that official’s behalf shall be paid to that official in cash and that official shall not be entitled to the sick leave credit described above.

C.    The sheriff-coroner shall be eligible to receive all education, longevity, and POST incentives that are afforded to the sheriff’s office mid-management association, as well as all uniform allowances, if applicable.  The district attorney shall receive a six hundred dollar monthly vehicle allowance.

D.    The employer paid member contribution (EPMC) for each elected officer shall be as follows:

1.    For the current sheriff-coroner and the district attorney, the EPMC shall be seven percent; and

2.    For the current treasurer-tax collector, the clerk-recorder and the assessor, the EPMC shall be five percent; and

3.    All elected officials elected as new employees according to PERS regulations shall pay one-half of normal cost as determined by CalPERS.  (Ord. 1781 §1(part), 2019:  Ord. 1773 §1(part), 2018:  Ord. 1757 §1(part), 2016).

2.68.030 Payable when.

All salaries provided for under this chapter shall be paid under the same terms and conditions as salaries of other employees working for the county of Amador.  (Ord. 1781 §1(part), 2019:  Ord. 1773 §1(part), 2018:  Ord. 1757 §1(part), 2016:  Ord. 1692 §1(part), 2009:  Ord. 1681 §1(part), 2008:  Ord. 1666 §1(part), 2007:  Ord. 1658 §1(part), 2006:  Ord. 1637 §1(part), 2006:  Ord. 1631 §1(part), 2005:  Ord. 1600 §1(part), 2004:  Ord. 1576 §1(part), 2003:  Ord. 1537 §1(part), 2001:  Ord. 1044 §5, 1985).