October 18, 2007
The State Personnel Board
met on October 18, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. to conduct business and to consider other
administrative matters. Present at the meeting were Robert Ferguson, Jr.,
Chairman, and members, Eugene Stump, Mark Carbone, and Sharon Lynch. Members
Jack Canfield and Elizabeth Walker were not present. Others in attendance
included: Tari McClintock Crouse, Acting Director of the Division of Personnel
and Assistant Director of Employee Communications and Information; Jim Wells,
Assistant Director of the Employee Relations Unit; Evelyn Davis, Assistant
Director of the Organization and Human Resources Development Unit; Frank
Chambers, Manager of the Applicant Placement Unit of Staffing Services; Mike
Campbell, Manager of the Test Construction and Research Unit of Staffing
Services; Lynn Schillings, Senior Personnel Specialist of the Internal Employee
Placement Unit of Staffing Services; and, Elizabeth Williams, Interim Secretary
to the Board.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The members of the Board received the minutes from the September 20, 2007 meeting prior to this meeting. Chairman Ferguson asked for any additions or corrections. There being none, Mr. Stump moved to accept the minutes. Ms. Lynch seconded the motion. The Board approved the September 20, 2007 minutes by unanimous consent.
Secretary Ferguson announced
that he had spoken to Elizabeth D. Walker who resigned from the State Personnel
Board. She is seeking election to the State Supreme Court.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
State Rail Authority
Upon motion of Ms. Lynch,
seconded by Mr. Carbone, the State Personnel Board approved proposal #2432,
to establish a hiring rate 20% above
the minimum starting pay rates for the Railroad Technician classification
series for the Department of Transportation, West Virginia State Rail Authority,
South Branch Valley Railroad. The proposed starting pay rates are effective
pending approval by the Governor's Office, but no sooner than November 1,
2007. Tari McClintock Crouse, Acting Director of the Division
of Personnel and Assistant Director of Employee Communications and Information,
presented the proposal.
Update Secondary Employment
Tari McClintock Crouse
provided the State Personnel Board with follow-up information regarding consistency
in application of secondary employment standards.
Overview for Point Factor Job Evaluation Project
Guest, Neville Kenning of The Hay Group, provided an overview of the point factor job evaluation project and answered questions of the Board.
With no further business, the meeting adjourned.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next state Personnel Board meeting is scheduled for November
15, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Building 7, Conference Room B, State Capitol Complex,
Charleston, West Virginia.
Robert Ferguson, Jr., ChairmanState Personnel Board
Elizabeth Williams, Interim SecretaryState Personnel Board