(a) Each member of the Board of Supervisors shall receive, as compensation for services rendered, the sum of ninety-five thousand, one hundred twenty dollars and eighty-seven cents ($95,120.87) per annum upon the effective date of the ordinance codified in this section. Effective the first full pay period in January 2020, compensation for services shall be adjusted to ninety-seven thousand, twenty-three dollars and twenty-nine cents ($97,023.29) per annum. Compensation will be based on forty (40) hours per week. Any individual Supervisor may waive a portion of this compensation by completing appropriate forms and transmitting these to the County Auditor. The Board of Supervisors shall receive adjustments in compensation as they deem appropriate. Such compensation shall be reviewed and acted upon at the same time that employees in County Representation Unit 4 receive adjustments in compensation.
(b) Subject to the limitation of budget appropriations, each Supervisor shall be compensated for necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of his or her official duties, and mileage at the rates per mile specified in Chapter 4 of Division 5 of Title II for all distances traveled by him or her on official business.
(c) The County will provide to each Supervisor medical, dental, vision, life insurance, workers’ compensation, retirement (Social Security and Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)) benefits and premium/employer contributions at the same level as may be provided to other elected County officials. Adjustments to such benefits shall be reviewed and acted upon at the same time other elected County officials receive benefit adjustments (e.g., PERS contributions to increase per Government Code § 20516).
(d) Each supervisor shall be eligible for a physical examination every other fiscal year under the same terms and conditions as may be provided to other elected County officials.
(e) Each Supervisor shall be eligible for reimbursement up to one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per fiscal year for the purchase of personal exercise equipment or for voluntary off-duty participation in a fitness center, exercise program, gym membership, certified personal trainer, or wellness program.
(1) This program will be voluntary and the Supervisor will be considered off-duty while participating. Any injury arising out of voluntary participation in off-duty recreational, athletic or social activity will not be compensable.
(2) Supervisors will be eligible for a prorated amount in their first year of assuming office with the County: (A) Assuming office in the first quarter of the FY, receive one hundred percent (100%) of reimbursement possible; (B) assuming office in the second quarter of the FY, receive seventy-five percent (75%) of reimbursement possible; (C) assuming office in the third quarter of the FY, receive fifty percent (50%) of reimbursement possible; and (D) assuming office in the fourth quarter of the FY, receive twenty-five percent (25%) of reimbursement possible.
(3) The process to requesting reimbursement is as follows:
(A) Supervisor to submit the wellness program reimbursement form to Director of Human Resources or designee for preapproval of purchase.
(B) Director of Human Resources or designee notes approval/denial of reimbursement.
(C) Preapproved requests and receipts for purchase submitted to the Director of Human Resources, or designee, for final approval.
(D) Payment will be processed and issued. (Ord. 2308, § 2, 9/23/2003; Ord. 2343, § 1, 4/19/2005; Ord. 2353, § 1, 12/6/2005; Ord. 2403, § 1, 10/21/2008; Ord. 2462, § 1, 11/1/2011; Ord. 2546, § 1, 3/8/2016; Ord. 2621, § 1 (Att. 1), 1/8/2019)