Resolution No. 508

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-municipal Agreement With Various Municipalities For The Operation Of U.C.E.R.T (Ulster County Emergency Response Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

Resolution Information




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

and Legislators Fabiano, Lapp, Maio, and Rodriguez)

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

and Deputy Chairman Ronald G. Lapp, Jr. offer the following:


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

behalf of the Ulster County Sheriff; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Emergency Response Team (UCERT)

operates as a county-wide emergency response team consisting of law enforcement

personnel from various agencies throughout Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, the existence of a specialized unit to provide a rapid tactical

response to critical incidents will benefit Ulster County and serve as a resource for all

police and law enforcement agencies within the County; and

WHEREAS, UCERT is overseen by the Sheriff of Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, local municipalities have been invited to participate in UCERT

and have been given a Cooperative Agreement for execution to formalize their

participation; and

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that additional municipalities will elect to

participate in UCERT and seek to become parties to the Cooperative Agreement;

now, therefore, be it

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

authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement, and any amendments thereto,

with the various municipalities participating in the county-wide UCERT, for the term

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 in the form as filed with the Clerk of the

Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney

in consultation with the Chairman of the Legislature and the Chairman and Deputy

Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that additional municipalities that desire to participate shall be

added as additional signatories to the Cooperative Agreement upon the review and

authorization by the County Attorney, 


and move its adoption.


AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislator Bartels)

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on December 5, 2017






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 19th Day of December in the year Two Thousand

and Seventeen, 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 21st Day of

December in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

21st Day of December, 2017. 28th Day of December, 2017.

|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: January 31, 2019