Attorneys shall be paid $2.00 per hour for each hour they are required by the Department Head to be in an on-call status. On-call pay shall be authorized based on the following criteria:

  • Federal and/or state regulations require an attorney to be on-call, or
  • The department mission necessitates an attorney to be on-call as determined by the Department Head


  • The attorney is required to be available to be reached by phone or text message, and
  • The attorney must respond to phone or text message contact within 15 minutes when called


  • The attorney cannot receive on-call when:
  • using vacation, sick leave or other paid or unpaid leave
  • working
  • on meal break

Such designation is subject to the approval of the County Manager.