Resolution No. 156

Adopting And Issuing A Negative Declaration Under 6 NYCRR Part 617 State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) By The Ulster County Legislature For The Extension of a Public Water Supply Line to the SUNY Ulster Campus - Capital Project 469 – SUNY Ulster

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee (Chairman Wawro and Legislators Berky, Delaune, Donaldson and

Lopez), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and

Legislators Greene, Litts, Loughran, and Maloney), and The Energy and

Environment Committee (Chairman Richard Parete and Legislators Bartels, Heppner,

Lapp and Wawro)

Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee, Mary Wawro, and Deputy Chairman David B. Donaldson offer the


WHEREAS, this resolution has been offered by the County Executive on

behalf of the Ulster County Community College; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined that the water supply on the SUNY Ulster

Stone Ridge campus is in need of an upgrade; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 56 of January 26, 2016 Ulster County

established Capital Project No. 469 and approved funding for the professional

engineering services; and



WHEREAS, Ulster County has provided outreach for the Project to the

elected officials within the Towns of Rosendale and Marbletown, both of which have

passed resolutions supporting the Project and have outreached to federal and state

agencies identified as having jurisdiction associated with approvals necessary for the

Project to proceed; and

WHEREAS, as part of the Project approval process the County has completed

an expanded Environmental Evaluation of Impacts and Negative Declaration that

includes an analysis of impacts to historic and archeological sites, wetlands and water

bodies, threatened or endangered species, traffic, and cumulative growth, other

environmental considerations as required under 6 NYCRR Part 617 of the

Regulations of Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law of New York State

(“SEQRA”); and

WHEREAS, such evaluation of impacts and negative declaration has been

filed with the Clerk of the Legislature and made available to members of the

Legislature; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County has addressed all SEQRA issues as identified,

considered and examined by the Involved and Interested Agencies and members of

the public in conducting the environmental review and in so doing, has taken a hard

look at said areas and made a determination of non-significance under SEQRA

(“Negative Declaration”), a copy of which is annexed to this Resolution and made a

part hereof; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617 et seq. of the Regulations of

Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law of New York State (SEQRA), the

Ulster County Legislature hereby adopts and issues the Negative Declaration under

SEQRA upon the vote thereupon and the signature of the Ulster County Legislature

Chairman herewith; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that Clerk of the Legislature shall file this Resolution and

accompanying Negative Declaration with the Involved and Interested Agencies as

enumerated in the Negative Declaration; and, be it further 


RESOLVED, that the adoption of the Negative Declaration shall constitute the

SEQRA Decision of approval for the construction of the Project as herein defined to

provide a new water line from the High Falls Water District to the SUNY Ulster

Stone Ridge Campus and all of the actions associated with such project, together with

all plans and documents associated therewith,

and move its adoption.


AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Legislator Lopez left at 7:19 PM)

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on March 3, 2016

Passed Committee: Energy and Environment on March 7, 2016

Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on

March 9, 2016







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 15th Day of March in the year Two Thousand and

Sixteen, 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 17th Day of March

in the year Two Thousand and Sixteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

17th Day of March, 2016. 23rd Day of March, 2016.

|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

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 2018-2019 Term: Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 156