Consultant will examine Eagle County wages, search for manager
Eagle County, CO Colorado
EAGLE COUNTY “-The Eagle County, Colorado Board of County Commissioners approved a contract today with Smith Advisors for human resources consulting services.
The consultant was hired to study the county’s wage problem and search for a new human resources director and county manager.
A group made up of county employees recently identified a wage problem among county staff. Market-driven wage increases have left some longtime county employees making less then recently hired staff, officials said.
The county will pay the company a minimum of $39,000 and a maximum of $50,000 for the first phase of a three-phase agreement. Phase one of the agreement would include assessing and recommending a solution to the problem. Phases two and three would involve implementing the recommendations and monitoring how they work.
The county will pay a separate fee of $250 per hour for the consultant to search for a human resources director and county manager.