New county manager to earn $145K

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New county manager to earn $145K

Perks for Kerby will include housing for one year, severance package

New county manager to earn $145K

Joe Kerby’s contract at a glance

The La Plata County Board of County Commissioners penned a contract with Delta City Manager Joe Kerby on Tuesday. Here’s a look at what he’ll receive when he starts June 18:
A base annual salary of $145,000.
Use of a county-owned home with a rental market value of $1,400 per month at the La Plata County Fairgrounds for one year.
Eighty hours paid sick leave.
Eighty hours paid vacation.
Paid sick and vacation time accrued at a rate equivalent to a 10-year employee.
Cash equivalent of full vesting for retirement-fund contributions in the event he is terminated before the county’s five-year vesting period requirement has been met.
Six months severance pay if he is terminated without cause or subjected to a pay cut greater than other county department heads during his tenure.
$5,000 reimbursement for relocation.

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