A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO APPOINT A COUNTY MANAGER; TO AUTHORIZE AND APPROVE A CONTRACT FOR TERMS OF APPOINTMENT, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT WITH THE APPOINTEE ON BEHALF OF THE COMMISSION; TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT AN ACCG 401(A) DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN FOR SENIOR MANAGEMENT; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO SIGN THE RESOLUTIONS AND ANY ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS APPERTAINING THEREUNTO; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF THE 122ND SESSION TO ATTEST TO ALL DOCUMENTS; AND FOR OTHER LAWFUL PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, Part 1, Article 1, Section 12 of the Official Code of Butts County, as amended, creates the position of County Manager to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the County, for an indefinite term at the will and pleasure of the Board of Commissioners, and;

WHEREAS, the Board has elected to appoint Brad Johnson as the Butts County Manager, under terms of employment and conditions defined in a contract mutually agreed upon by the Board, Chief Legal Counsel, and the Appointee, and;

WHEREAS, a separate Resolution has been prepared by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia to amend the ACCG 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan for Senior Management of Butts County, now, therefore, be it:

RESOLVED, the Commission hereby declares that the foregoing preamble and whereas provisions set forth hereinabove constitute, and shall be considered to be, substantive provisions of this Resolution and are hereby incorporated by reference into this provision, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the contract to be executed between the County and the Appointee shall be the governing document that sets forth the terms of employment, compensation, fringe benefits and related, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the employment contract signed, executed and acted upon shall be for no longer than one (1) year in length, subject to renewals without further legislative authorization for additional one-year periods if agreed upon by the Board of Commissioners of Butts County and the Appointee, until such time as the Board or the Appointee choose to sever and terminate the employment agreement contract or to renegotiate a new contractual agreement, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that except as specifically provided herein, any and all resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict with this Resolution shall be, and the same hereby are, repealed, and that this Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption, and shall become effective immediately upon its approval by the Chairman of the 122nd Session, and;

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Commission hereby grants the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners the authority to take any and all further actions necessary to carry out the intents and purposes of this Resolution as well as to sign all documents and does hereby authorize the Clerk of the 122nd Session of Butts County to attest to all actions and documents pursuant to the provisions of this Resolution, and to file this Act in the Book of Resolutions, Volume 1, and as such, it is hereby:

ADOPTED in open session this 16th Day of November, 2020

/s/ Ken Rivers, Chairman of the Board

Given under my hand and seal in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia

J. Michael Brewer, Deputy County Manager
Clerk of the 122nd Session

Status: Adopted