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File #: 22-0832   
Type: Departmental Status: Passed
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: CONSIDER EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN MARTIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND DON G. DONALDSON FOR EMPLOYMENT AS COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Attachments: 1. Don Donaldson Employment Agreement_04252022.pdf, 2. Draft Reso re Appointment of Don G. Donaldson as County Administrator.pdf
PLACEMENT: Departmental
TITLE:
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CONSIDER EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN MARTIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND DON G. DONALDSON FOR EMPLOYMENT AS COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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On January 11, 2022 the Board of County Commissioners (Board) accepted the notice of resignation and retirement of Taryn Kryzda from the position of County Administrator effective June 30, 2022. The Board unanimously directed the County Attorney to negotiate an Employment Agreement with Deputy County Administrator Don G. Donaldson for employment as County Administrator effective July 1, 2022.
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DEPARTMENT: County Attorney
PREPARED BY: Name: Sarah W. Woods
Title: County Attorney
REQUESTED BY:

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

Following the Board's reluctant acceptance of Taryn Kryzda's notice of resignation and retirement (effective June 30, 2022) and after considering the qualifications and Martin County experience of Mr. Donaldson as well as Mrs. Kryzda's recommendation, the Board directed the County Attorney to negotiate a contract with Don G. Donaldson to serve as County Administrator.

The County Attorney and County Administrator are the positions hired directly by the Board via an employment agreement. The position of County Administrator is governed by Chapter 125, Part II County Administration, Fla. Stat. Section 125.74, Fla. Stat. sets forth the County Administrator's powers and duties. Section 1.63A., General Ordinances, Martin County Code, requires that the Board, by Resolution, shall name the individual employed as County Administrator as well as provide for employment conditions and specify the powers the County Administrator shall exercise.

I. Resolution
A draft resolution appointing Don Donaldson as County Administrator, setting forth the conditions of his employment (Exhibit A) and powers he shall exercise is attached for Board consideration.

II. Employment Agreement
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