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File #: 12313-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 5/20/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: An ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending Section 1007.11 of County Administrative Code, codified in Chapter 5 of the County Code of Ordinances as Article 1007.11, to provide for an exclusion from the residency requirement for County employment for telecommunications officers and shift commanders in the 911 Communications Division of the Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services.
Sponsors: Chief Executive, DeWitt Walton, Paul Klein, Tom Duerr, Sam DeMarco , Bob Macey, Suzanne Filiaggi, Nick Futules, John Palmiere, Patrick Catena, Olivia Bennett, Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis
Attachments: 1. 17-22-OR 12313-22.pdf
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An ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending Section 1007.11 of County Administrative Code, codified in Chapter 5 of the County Code of Ordinances as Article 1007.11, to provide for an exclusion from the residency requirement for County employment for telecommunications officers and shift commanders in the 911 Communications Division of the Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services.

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Whereas, Section 1007.11(A) of the County’s Administrative Code provides that all new applicants for County employment who accept an appointment as a County employee must become a resident of the County within one (1) year of the acceptance of such appointment; and

Whereas, the imposition of the existing residency requirement in the County’s Administrative Code upon an applicant seeking employment with the County as a telecommunications officer or shift commander at the 911 Communications Division of the Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services will adversely affect the County’s ability to recruit and to retain personnel providing vital emergency response services at the 911 Communications Division; and

Whereas, the exclusion of telecommunications officers and shift commanders at the 911 Communication Division from the residency requirement for County employment set forth in Section 1007.11(A) of the County’s Administrative Code is in the best interests of providing efficient and effective emergency response services at the Department of Emergency Services.

The Council of the County of Allegheny hereby enacts as follows:

SECTION 1. Incorporation of Preamble.

The provisions set forth in the preamble to this Ordinance are incorporated by reference in their entirety herein.

SECTION 2. Amendment of the Residency Requirements for County
Employment.

Paragraph C of Section 1007.11 of the Administrative Code of Allegheny County, which is codified as Article 1007.11 of Chapter 5 of the County Code of Ordinan...

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