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COCTP Incentive Pay for Full-time Elected Officials Only (not CLB)

WHEREAS, under T.C.A. § 5-1-310(i), counties are authorized and encouraged to provide for payment of an educational incentive for attainment of the designation of “Certified Public Administrator” under the University of Tennessee County Technical Assistance Service’s County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP); and WHEREAS, such incentive payment cannot exceed three thousand dollars ($3,000) less any incentive payment provided by the state of Tennessee under T.C.A. § 5-1-310(a); and WHEREAS, ___________ County desires to provide in its budget for the fiscal year _______ an incentive payment for those full-time elected and appointed county officials who are eligible for the state educational incentive under T.C.A. § 5-1-310(a) who have attained the designation of “Certified Public Administrator”;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the ______________ County legislative body meeting in _________ session at _________________, Tennessee, on this ______ day of ________________, 200__, that:
SECTION 1. Any full-time elected or appointed official of _______________ County enumerated in T.C.A. § 8-24-102 who is eligible for the state educational incentive payment under T.C.A. § 5-1-310(a) by having completed the COCTP and attained the designation of Certified Public Administrator, and who submits to the county mayor proof of such attainment on or before ___________, 200___, shall be paid the sum of _______________________ dollars () out of county funds appropriated for that purpose for the fiscal year
SECTION 2. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage and approval, the public welfare requiring it.
ADOPTED this ____ day of ________________, 200__.
County Mayor
County Clerk
T.C.A. § 5-1-310
(i) Each county is encouraged and authorized to provide in its annual budget for payment of an annual educational incentive to employees as defined in § 29-20-102(2) who attain the designation of a "certified public administrator" pursuant to § 5-1-308 in an amount not to exceed three thousand dollars ($3,000) less any payment received from the state of Tennessee as provided in subsection (a). The incentive provided by this section shall be paid from funds appropriated for such purpose and shall be paid in one (1) payment, no later than October 31. In any county providing such an incentive, the county mayor shall provide to the state treasurer the amount of any educational incentive paid in the county and the number of persons receiving such incentive which the state treasurer shall compile in an annual report