COUNTY ATTORNEY EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
<br /> THIS AGREEMENT("Agreement")is entered into as of May 9 _,2017,by and between
<br /> the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, a political subdivision of the State
<br /> of Florida ("Board of County Commissioners") and Dylan T. Reingold ("County Attorney").
<br /> WHEREAS,the Board of County Commissioners desires to employ the County Attorney,
<br /> and the County Attorney desires to accept such employment, as the County Attorney for Indian
<br /> River County, Florida ("County"), in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein,
<br /> NOW,THEREFORE,in consideration of the mutual undertakings herein,and other good
<br /> and valuable consideration, the parties agree, as follows:
<br /> 1. Recitals. The above recital is true and correct, and is incorporated herein.
<br /> 2. Employment. The Board of County Commissioners hereby employs the County
<br /> Attorney, and the County Attorney hereby accepts such employment, as the County Attorney for
<br /> Indian River County, Florida, for a term of one year commencing July 1, 2016 ("Commencement
<br /> Date"). Such employment shall be full-time and exclusive;the County Attorney shall not perform
<br /> compensated legal work for any other person or entity,without the approval of the Board of County
<br /> Commissioners.
<br /> 3. Duties. The County Attorney shall report directly to, and shall be under the
<br /> direction of, the Board of County Commissioners, which shall determine the specific duties and
<br /> matters to be undertaken by the County Attorney. The primary duty of the County Attorney shall
<br /> be to provide legal advice and support to the Board of County Commissioners. In addition, the
<br /> County Attorney shall (a) provide legal advice and support to the County Administrator, and the
<br /> administrative departments of the County, (b) provide legal advice and support to the other
<br /> commissions, boards, councils and committees of the County, (c) manage the County Attorney's
<br /> Office to ensure that resources of the office are applied efficiently and responsibly, (d)prepare an
<br /> annual budget for the County Attorney's Office, and (e) hire, promote, demote,or dismiss all
<br /> employees of the County Attorney's Office in accordance with the personnel rules of the County
<br /> or, if applicable, the employee's contract or the provisions of the Code of Indian River County.
<br /> All legal advice and support shall be provided in a professional, competent and timely manner.
<br /> 4. Ethical and Legal Standards of Conduct. The County Attorney shall comply
<br /> with (a) the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar, including, without limitation, the Rules of
<br /> Professional Conduct, (b) generally accepted ethical standards for the practice of law, and (c) all
<br /> other applicable federal, state and local laws,rules or regulations applicable to the practice of law.
<br /> In addition, the County Attorney shall comply with all federal, state and local criminal laws, and
<br /> shall refrain from committing any act which, in the sole opinion of the Board of County
<br /> Commissioners, adversely reflects on the County or its reputation, is contrary to the best interests
<br /> of the County,or would be the basis for employee discipline under AM 801.1 of the Administrative
<br /> Policy Manual(`Behavior of Employees"). The County Attorney shall notify the Board of County
<br /> Commissioners within three days of being formally charged by law enforcement, the State
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