Resolution No. 251

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Legislature To Call Public Hearings To Satisfy The Public Participation Requirements Of The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) – Department Of Planning

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit

Committee (Chairman James Maloney and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Litts, Maio,

Rodriguez, and Woltman)

Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit

Committee, James F. Maloney, and Deputy Chair Hector Rodriguez offer the



WHEREAS, the New York State Homes and Community Renewal

(NYSHCR) issues an annual Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the

following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), RESTORE,

Affordable Homeownership Development Program (AHODP), Access to Home, and

Access to Home for Medicaid Recipients Program; and


WHEREAS, NYSCHR has a continuing funding round that provides grants to

communities that wish to sponsor economic development activities that create or

retain jobs for low and moderate income persons with goal to fund projects that result

in high quality, full-time jobs that are well paying and provide benefits and training

to low- and moderate-income persons; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County has, in the past, made application under the CDBG

Housing Program and is likely to do so in an upcoming funding round; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County may also wish to sponsor economic development

applications as an eligible activity under the CDBG Program; and

WHEREAS, a public hearing consistent with Federal Requirements found in 24 CFR

570.486 is required prior to the submittal of a grant application under all CDBG

funding opportunities administered by NYSHCR; and

 WHEREAS, the CDBG Program also requires a public hearing during the

implementation of the grant award; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature, to ensure more flexibility and

responsiveness in meeting the timetables for necessary public hearings as required

for submittal of applications under the CDBG Program as well as providing for

public comments on ongoing implementation of funding already awarded; now,

therefore be it 


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

to call public hearings as necessary to satisfy the public participation requirements of

the CDBG Program for submittal of applications or as required once funding is

awarded; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that upon setting of the date of the required public hearing by

the Chairman, that the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature shall cause notice of

said hearing to be posted on bulletin boards in County Buildings and published in

official publications; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature shall provide

copies of the hearing notice to all chief elected officials of municipalities within

Ulster County;

and move its adoption.


AYES: 23 NOES: 0

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit

on June 5, 2018






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 June in the year Two Thousand and

Eighteen, 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 22nd Day of June in

the year Two Thousand and Eighteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature 

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Updated: February 4, 2019