Barry County Commissioners will hold two meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 19, and none on Dec. 26, making allowances for Christmas. The committee of the whole meeting will be at 9 a.m., and the regular board’s second meeting of the month will follow at 3:30 p.m.
In Tuesday business, the commissioners approved a collective bargaining agreement with the Police Officers Labor Council, Corrections Supervisors Unit for a three-year contract at a cost of $12,555 in 2018.
The agreement calls for a two percent raise in each of the three years plus a differential increase of 10 percent for corrections sergeants above officers in 2018, 11 percent above officers in 2019 and 12 percent above officers in 2020.
In other action, commissioners:
* will receive Administrator Michael Brown’s annual evaluation form either by computer or hard copy. Commission Chairman Ben Geiger asked the evaluations be completed by next week.
* approved the 2018 agreement between the county and Michigan State University Extension to provide MSUE programs
* reappointed Regina Young to serve on the Barry County Solid Waste Oversight Committee for a three-year term
* approved an agreement with VARIPRO for third party administration of the county’s short term liability claims