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ORDINANCE NO. 22 -1143

ORDINANCE NO. 22 -1143

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF PLUMAS, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AMENDING ARTICLE 6, OF CHAPTER 4 OF TITLE 2 OF THE PLUMAS COUNTY CODE RELATING TO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR.

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Plumas, State of California, ordains as follows:

SECTION 1. Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 2 of the Plumas County Code is amended in its entirety to read as follows:

Article 6. County Administrative Office.

Sec. 2-4.601. Establishment.

A County Administrative Office is hereby established in order to provide effective centralized administration for the government of Plumas County under the direction of a County Administrative Officer. Under the policy direction of the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrative Officer shall direct and coordinate the administrative activities of all County offices, departments and agencies, both appointive and elective. The scope of authority of the office shall be prescribed from time to time by resolution of the Board of Supervisors.

The powers of the County Administrative Officer shall be exercised so as not to conflict with the State statutory duties of any elected or appointed officials of the County; and, further those officials shall retain a right to consult with the Board of Supervisors directly, and to appeal any decision by the County Administrative Officer, on any issue of importance, subject to applicable procedural rules approved by the Board of Supervisors.

Sec. 2-4.602. County Administrative Officer

The position of County Administrative Officer is created to carry out and enforce the policies of the Board of Supervisors. The qualifications, duties and responsibilities of the County Administrative Officer shall be prescribed from time to time by resolution of the Board of Supervisors.

The County Administrative Officer shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors, and may be removed by majority vote at any regular meeting of four (4) or more members of the Board. Any decision to remove shall be sufficient without a showing of good cause or right to appeal. The incumbent shall not be removed without sixty (60) days’ prior to written notice, except that the County Administrative Officer shall not be given notice during the first one hundred twenty (120) days following any change in membership of the Board except upon a four-fifths vote of the Board.

Without affecting the at-will status of the County Administrative Officer, the Board of Supervisors Chairperson shall arrange for a performance evaluation of the County Administrator on or near the anniversary of the date of hire, using a written format similar to that used for other appointed department heads.

SECTION 2. Section 1-8.04 of the Plumas County Code is amended to replace the term “County Administrator” with the term “County Administrative Officer.”

SECTION 3. Effective and Operative Dates; Publication; Codification.

This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its date of final adoption. It shall be published on Plumas News, Plumas County’s website, and posted on public bulletin boards throughout the Plumas County Courthouse, within fifteen (15) days of final adoption. Section 2 of this ordinance shall be codified; the remainder shall be uncodified.

Introduced at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on the 12th day of April 2022, and passed and adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Plumas State of California, on the 12th day of May 2022, by the following vote:

AYES: Supervisors: Engel, Hagwood, Ceresola, Thrall, Goss

NOES: Supervisors: None

ABSENT: Supervisors: None

Signed: Chair, Board of Supervisors

Signed: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

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