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07/15/2021 DocuSign Envelope ID:9456994D-6166-421E-AF51-132AD213AF3621 Mason County Civil Service Commission Meeting Minutes July 15, 2021 The regular meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. virtually by Chairperson Ickes. Attendance: Susan Ickes, Chair; William Kendrick, Vice-Chair; and Mark Nault, Commissioner Others: Tami Beyer, Sheryl Hilt, Kevin Hansen, and Becky Rogers. 1. Approval of Minutes: June 10, 22 & July 1 special meeting minutes. Cmmr. Nault/Kendrick moved and seconded to approve the June 22 regular meeting minutes and July I special meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously. Cmmr. Nault/Kendrick moved and seconded to approve the June 10 special meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously 2. Chief Examiner Update 2.1. Position Tracking - Deputy Corrections - 5; Deputy Sheriff - 1; Evidence Technician - 1; Support Specialist II - 1 2.2. Evidence Technician - New Position Job Posting closed on July 7, 2021. It will proceed with a skills test and then oral board interview. 3. Sheriff's Office Update 3.1. Corrections 3.1.1. Hiring Incentive - Chief Hanson stated that two of the County Commissioners are in favor of including a hiring incentive for the corrections deputy position -- $5k signing bonus and $5K bonus after three years. He felt this should come from the Civil Service Commission. Cmmr. Nault asked where the funding would come from for the bonuses. Chief Hanson stated that HR/Civil Service could request the County Commissioners for the funds, if there are not sufficient funds in the budget. Chair Ickes questioned if the bonus for Corrections division would set a precedent that would apply to Patrol division also. Chief Hanson responded this would need to be handled on a case-by-case basis. The Patrol division is not struggling to obtain enough applicants for the entry level Deputy Sheriff position. If necessary, they could go to the County Commissioners. Chair Ickes questioned if Mason County is eligible for grants from the state to help with recruitment. Chief Hanson responded that the County Commissioners have indicated there is a funding stream (with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)) that may be available. DocuSign Envelope ID:9456994D-6166-421E-AF51-132AD213AF3621 Mason County Civil Service Commission Meeting Minutes July 15,2021 Page 2 Cmmr. Kendrick/Nault moved and seconded to approve the signing bonus for Corrections Deputy, $5K signing bonus and an additional$5K bonus after three years. Motion carried unanimously. 3.1.2 Program Changes - The Alternative Sentencing Program (ASP) is housed in the middle of the inmate living are. The ASP is the home monitoring day work release program. The three community service officers (CSO) and their supervisor are being moved to the modular courthouse. That will open up space in the jail to general custody inmates and will increase the population. 3.1.3 Pending Grievance. 3.2. Patrol - Chief Beyer stated they are looking forward to the new Evidence Technician position in preparation for the anticipated dash cam and video cams. Chair Ickes questioned when the equipment will coming. Chief Beyer reported the equipment is back ordered. They are hoping within the next few months. They anticipate this before the end of the year. 3.3. Support Staff - Chief Beyer stated they are working on the process for the Support Specialist promotion in place testing. 4. Adjourn - The meeting adjourned at 5:22 p.m. Approved: 8/19/2021 DocuSigned by: DocuSigned by:: y DocuSigned by: L1eF1766E)6'114B2 �_,_ ASQ�QFR2357Ad7R F 43F Susan Ickes William Kendrick Mark Nault Chair Vice-Chair Commissioner Dyo'c/ulSigne��dAAby: 0922F437633A457_. Becky Rogers Secretary/Chief Examiner