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COUNTY ATTORNEY EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT <br />THIS AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is entered into as of May 22-, 2018, by and <br />between the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, a political subdivision of <br />the State of Florida ("Board of County Commissioners") and Dylan T. Reingold ("County <br />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, 2018 ("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 />F.•IArlorneyVJndaIGENERALICAOISI fEtOan ReIn$oleAConlract(:018-2019).do= <br />