(A)   The County Board hereby authorizes and empowers the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor to represent the county in all labor negotiations and other labor matters in the county including, but not limited to, matters prior to a representation election, any negotiations with the union concerning wages, hours and other conditions of employment and any proceedings before the Labor Relations Board, cases in the courts of the state and any and all other matters incident to and arising out of county activities under and by virtue of the State Public Labor Relations Act, including the resolution of disputes arising out of and under collective bargaining agreements, if any.
   (B)   That as and in consideration for the above the services provided by the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor, the county shall pay to the Appellate Prosecutor the sum of $125 per attorney or negotiator for two hours or less on each day; $175 per attorney or negotiator for more than two hours but less than four hours on each day; $225 per attorney or negotiator in excess of four hours on each day; an initial $250 charge for the first draft of the employer proposal; a $75 charge for major revisions in the employer proposals or major memoranda to the bargaining terms; and a $50 per hour charge for all work pertaining to arbitration.
   (C)   It is mutually understood and agreed between the parties that the labor negotiator(s) and/or attorney(s) shall serve at the pleasure of the County Board and any  and all services provided for herein may be terminated by the County Board upon ten days’ prior written notice to the Director of the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor by registered mail and a copy to the State’s Attorney of the county.
   (D)   It is further understood and agreed that the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor in any and all services rendered herein shall obtain direction in the negotiations and other labor matters from the County State’s Attorney and the Appellate Prosecutor through its agents and employees shall advise the State’s Attorney and the County Executive and Executive Pro Tem of all of the Appellate Prosecutor activities, functions and duties pursuant to this section.
(1980 Code, § 36.04)  (Res. 89-252, adopted 9-21-1989)