At their next meeting, the city commission will consider an employment contract for recently appointed city attorney Cassandra K. Jackson.
The contract calls for an annual salary of $203, 528 with an initial term of five years. The annual salary can be changed annually by the city commission.
In comparison, the Leon County Commission’s head attorney is currently paid a base salary of $315,573 and outgoing City Attorney Lew Shelley had a base salary of $204, 000 in 2016.
The contract also provides that Ms. Jackson will have the exclusive and unrestricted use, at all times during her employment with the city, of an automobile provided her by the city. The contract does not provide any financial information related to this provision.
Also included in the contract is language dealing with the termination of the agreement. The proposed contract states:
In the event the Agreement is not renewed, all compensation, benefits and requirements of this Agreement shall remain in effect until the expiration of the Initial Term or any renewal unless Employee voluntarily resigns, subject to the provision set forth in Section 4.
TR is has asked city officials for an interpretation of this language.