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November 23, 2014

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Resource / Staff / Program Reallocation or Reduction: Staffing / Resource Reductions

Response Votes
Reduce the 33 FTE recordation staff and automate as much as possible. 2% 1
Part time staff should only be utilized during times when needed for election. 4% 2
Consider a reduction in staff in Business License. 2% 1
Consider a reduction in staff in Comprehensive Planning since very little development is occurring. 4% 2
Information Technology–Consider downsizing this department, particularly because many other departments have their own IT shop. 11% 5
Real Property Management Consider a reduction in force/downsizing, particularly in project management. 4% 2
Human Resources–Recent staff reductions are positive, however, recruitment/processing/training must be looked at again if revenues continue to fall 6% 3
Human Resources–16.5 people in recruitment/classification seem excessive. 11% 5
Administrative Services–Consider a reduction in force and service hours for PRO/Animal Control. 2% 1
Administrative Services–Consider downsizing of Town and Liaison services. 2% 1
Finance–Recommend significant downsizing of services of ERP program. 2% 1
Commission / Manager / Public Information Office–A reduction in force may be appropriate for the Commission/Manager/PIO in the event an overall, all department reduction in personnel were to occur. 11% 5
District Attorneys Office–Consider reductions in resources based on caseload. 2% 1
Consider cuts and reductions to fire department. 8% 4
Juvenile Justice Services–Consideration should be give to using qualified volunteers at Spring Mountain Youth Camp as a supplement to FTEs. 0% 0
Public Works–Consider downsizing services and programs that are not mandated. Consider looking at staffing of Right of Way agents – with design down drastically, this area must be overstaffed. 8% 4
Consider elimination of Park Police. Consideration should be given here to eliminating positions, not reassigning oradding positions. 4% 2
Consider opportunities for reducing staff in certain areas in Family Services. 0% 0
Reduce all departments equally. Make the Department Heads responsible for the cuts; if they cannot, then have the County Manager make the cuts. 11% 5
Total Votes 45

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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