County Salary Board OKs 3 new positions
SMETHPORT – The McKean County Salary Board has agreed to create three new positions.The positions include:*Security officer at the new county Domestic Relations Office building on Route 6 adjacent to the county jail.The position calls for a 37.5-hour work week at the rate of $15 per hour, effective Jan. 30.Tom Ball, county controller and secretary of the Salary Board, said the new position is held by Carl Milks, a retired Bradford city police officer.*Community Service specialist. The position calls for a 37.5-hour work week at a pay rate of $13.85 per hour, effective Jan. 23. Ball said John Urmann of Ridgway has been hired to fill this position, which is covered by a grant.*Community Service coordinator/specialist secretary. This position calls for a 37.5-hour work week at the rate of $12.59 per hour, effective Jan. 1.Kristin Dillenbeck of Mt. Jewett, a former employee in the Adult Probation Department, has been hired for this position, Ball said. A grant also covers this job, he said.County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane, who are ex officio members of the Salary Board, voted in favor of the creation of the three jobs, according to Salary Board records for its February meeting.In a previous meeting this year, the Salary Board:*Approved a 2012 salary of $40,040 for Dennis Luttenhauer, an assistant public defender. He is a Kane attorney.See full article by purchasing the March 2 edition of The Kane Republican.