4. Resolution No. 126

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A Memorandum Of Understanding Between The New York State Division Of Criminal Justice Services And The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office For The DCJS Missing Person Clearinghouse Project Lifesaver Program – Ulster County Sheriff

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairman Briggs

and Legislators Fabiano, Provenzano, Ronk, and Wishnick)

Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Thomas J. Briggs,

and Deputy Chairman Kenneth J. Ronk offer the following:

WHEREAS, Project Lifesaver is a program available to law enforcement

agencies to help them track people prone to wandering due to cognitive impairments,

such as Alzheimers Disease and autism; and

WHEREAS, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DJCS)

has purchased Project Lifesaver radio tracking equipment for deployment to law

enforcement agencies in New York State who have already implemented Project

Lifesaver within their counties; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office has participated in Project

Lifesaver since 2010 and wishes to expand its program operations; and

WHEREAS, New York State DCJS, through its Missing Person

Clearinghouse Program, has determined to provide the Sheriff's Office with 11

Project Lifesaver transmitter kits (valued at approximately $3,300) to deploy to

families with children with cognitive impairments including autism and Down

Syndrome at no cost to the County in return for the Sheriff's Office becoming a

Partner Agency with DCJS and observing the provisions of a Memorandum Of

Understanding; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby

authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding, and any amendments

thereto, with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, for the term

commencing on the date that the MOU is fully executed by all parties and shall

remain in effect until otherwise terminated by either party in writing with thirty days’


and move its adoption.


AYES: 23 NOES: 0 


Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on March 2, 2015






I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is

the original resolution adopted by the Ulster County Legislature on the 17th Day of March in the year Two Thousand and

Fifteen, and said resolution shall remain on file in the office of said clerk.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 20th Day of March

in the year Two Thousand and Fifteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

Submitted to the County Executive this Approved by the County Executive this

20th Day of March, 2015. 26

th Day of March, 2015.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella |s| Michael P. Hein

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Michael P. Hein, County Executive

Ulster County Legislature 

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Updated: October 27, 2020