Resolution No. 513

Approving The Ulster County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan – Ulster County Department Of Emergency Communications/Emergency Management

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 Department of Emergency Communications / Emergency

Management; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County with the assistance from URS Corporation has

gathered information and prepared the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan;


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

provides a framework to reduce damage from future events and makes Ulster County

disaster resistant, and thereby a safer place to live; and

WHEREAS, the Plan identifies a full range of hazards that may affect Ulster

County, identifies the assets in the County that are vulnerable to damage caused by

the various hazards and establishes goals and objectives that will be used in hazard

mitigation activities; and

WHEREAS, the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan has been

prepared in accordance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County has afforded the citizens an opportunity to

comment and provide input in the Plan and the actions in the Plan; and

WHEREAS, the towns of Denning, Gardiner, Hardenburgh, Hurley, Kingston,

New Paltz, Olive, Saugerties, Shandaken, Ulster, Wawarsing, Woodstock, and the

Villages of Ellenville, New Paltz, Saugerties, and the City of Kingston partnered with

the County to make this plan both broad based in scope and simultaneously specific

to each municipality’s needs; and

WHEREAS, having a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan approved

by the Federal Emergency Management Agency allows participating municipalities

to apply for hazard mitigation project grants; and 


WHEREAS, Ulster County have reviewed the plan and affirms that the Plan

will be updated no less then every five years; and

WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Communications / Emergency

Management has requested that the Ulster County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard

Mitigation Plan be approved and adopted; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation

Plan submitted to the Ulster County Legislature be approved and adopted,

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