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File #: 46988    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing a double-fill of the position of Horticulturalist due to the retirement of John Wirth.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/16/2017 Final action: 5/16/2017
Enactment date: 5/18/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00442
Title: Authorizing a double-fill of the position of Horticulturalist due to the retirement of John Wirth.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes a double-fill of the Horticulturalist position in the Parks Division for approximately 11 weeks. The cost of the double-fill is approximately $13,600, including benefits, and will be funded thorugh the management of salary savings within the Parks Division operating budget.

 

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Authorizing a double-fill of the position of Horticulturalist due to the retirement of John Wirth.

 

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WHEREAS, Horticulturalist John Wirth is retiring from City of Madison employment effective September 1, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Wirth’s last day of work will be June 30, 2017 and he will be using leave to cover the last 2 months of employment; and

 

WHEREAS, this position is critical to the smooth operations of Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and

 

WHEREAS, the Parks Division is requesting the authorization to double-fill the position held by Mr. Wirth in order to ensure an orderly transition, and

 

WHEREAS, the Parks Division intends to recruit to fill the position on or about June 19, 2017 in order to allow the selected candidate time to work with Mr. Wirth to learn the position, and

 

WHEREAS, the double-fill will exceed thirty (30) days;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Parks Division is authorized to double-fill the position of Horticulturalist from approximately June 19, 2017 through September 1, 2017, which will be Mr. Wirth’s final date on the payroll.