Resolution No. 20

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation (DEC) To Accept Grant Funds, For A Comprehensive Culvert Assessment, And Amending The 2016 Ulster County Budget – Department Of The Environment

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Energy and Environment Committee (Chairman R. Parete and

Legislators Bartels, Heppner, Lapp, and Wawro), and The Ways and Means

Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators Allen, Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs,

Maio, and Maloney)

Chairman of the Energy and Environment Committee, Legislator Richard A. Parete,

and Deputy Chairman Tracey A. Bartels offers the following:

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

behalf of the Department of the Environment; and

WHEREAS, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

Hudson River Estuary Program released a request for proposals to solicit projects for

grant funding for Local Stewardship Planning; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Department of the Environment, in

consultation with the Ulster County Department of Public Works and Ulster County

Planning Department, responded to the request for proposals with a project to

conduct a comprehensive culvert assessment and it was selected as a successful

proposal to receive grant funding; and

WHEREAS, this project would provide for an assessment of select County

culvert infrastructure, establish a culvert assessment protocol that could be followed

by municipalities, and produce a GIS data set that can be applied to future culvert

assessments and tracking as well as other projects; and

WHEREAS, the NYS DEC Hudson River Estuary Program grant requires

municipalities to match state funds; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County is in receipt of a Notice of Grant Award (DEC01-

T00060GG-3350000) in the amount of $47,000.00 from the NYS DEC with the

match by Ulster County being comprised of staff time of existing personnel

associated with the grant scope of work; and

WHEREAS, as a condition of the grant, the contract must be executed; now,

therefore, be it


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

authorized to execute the agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New

York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Contract DEC01-

T00060GG-3350000) for the purpose of accepting a grant in the amount of

$47,000.00 from the Hudson River Estuary Program; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the 2016 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as



AA.8090.3552-4300.4360 Professional Services $21,000.00


AA.8090.3552- 1400.1400 Part Time Pay $ 5,000.00

(Apps #)


AA. 8090.3552-3300.3902 State Aid – Planning Studies $26,000.00

(Rev #)

and move its adoption.


AYES: 23 NOES: 0

Passed Committee: Energy and Environment on January 21, 2016

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on January 26, 2016



$26,000.00 – ADDITIONAL 2016 REVENUE


$21,000.00 – BUDGETED 2016 REVENUE 





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 26th Day of January 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 29th Day of January

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

29th Day of January, 2016. 5

th Day of February, 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