Resolution No. 406

Authorizing The County Of Ulster To Dedicate County Bridge Number 191, Also Known As The Bridge Street Bridge, The Bridge That Spans The Esopus Creek On CR 40 Located In The Town Of Shandaken, New York In Memory Of Michael LaPaglia

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Referred to: The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano

and Legislators Greene, Litts, Nolan, and Roberts), and The Ways and Means

Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Lopez, Maio,

James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Petit)

Legislator Kathy Nolan and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Collins, Delaune,

Donaldson, Eckert, Fabiano, Gerentine, Greene, Haynes, Heppner, Litts, Lopez,

Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, Petit, Roberts, Rodriguez, Ronk, Wawro,

and Woltman offer the following:

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 370 dated October 21, 2014, the

Ulster County Legislature established a policy for the naming of county-owned

assets; and

WHEREAS, the bridge that spans the Esopus Creek on CR 40 located in the

Town of Shandaken is a county-owned asset; and

WHEREAS, on August 6, 2018, the Town Board of the Town of Shandaken

unanimously adopted a resolution requesting that the County of Ulster name the

above mentioned bridge after former Ulster County Sheriff Michael LaPaglia; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the policy naming county-owned assets, a public

hearing was held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Legislative

Chambers, Ulster County Office Building, 6th Floor, 244 Fair Street, Kingston, New

York, to insure public input on the matter was considered; and

WHEREAS, Michael LaPaglia served much of his almost 20 year career with

the NYPD commuting back and forth from the city to his home in Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, in 1976, Mr. LaPaglia joined the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office

in the Special Investigation Division where he worked his way up the ranks

becoming Lieutenant then Captain; and

WHEREAS, from 1981 – 1986 while living in Shandaken, Michael LaPaglia



WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature recognizes the late Michael

LaPaglia as a distinguished citizen who has made significant contributions to the

Town of Shandaken and Ulster County; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, County Bridge Number 191, also known as the Bridge Street

Bridge, spanning the Esopus Creek on CR 40 located in the Hamlet of Phoenicia,

Town of Shandaken shall be dedicated to and hereby proclaimed the “Michael

LaPaglia Bridge;”

and move its adoption.


AYES: 20 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislators Bartels, Collins, and Eckert)

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on November 7, 2018

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on November 13, 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 20th Day of November 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 17th Day of October

in the year Two Thousand and Eighteen.

|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 November, 2018. 29th Day of November, 2018.

|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: February 4, 2019