Resolution No. 116

Authorizing The Acting Ulster County Executive To Execute A Contract With The New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation Represented By The Office Of Community Renewal, For Federal Funding For The Implementation Of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) – Amending The 2019 Ulster County Budget - Department Of Planning

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Hector S. Rodriguez and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Woltman), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, Petit, and Rodriguez)


Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Hector S. Rodriguez, and Deputy Chair Brian Woltman offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the Acting County Executive on behalf of the Department of Planning; and 


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Planning Department identified housing rehabilitation programs as an eligible activity under New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s (HCR) Community Planning Grants and prepared a draft application requesting $600,000.00 in funding to conduct a housing rehabilitation program for income eligible applicants; and 


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature conducted the necessary public outreach for the application, including a public hearing with proper public notice, to receive comments on the proposed direction of the County’s application, after which and with consideration of the comments received, an HCR Application for a housing rehabilitation program with a focus on low and moderate income households was submitted; and 


WHEREAS, Ulster County has received notice that it has been awarded $600,000.00 in funding for Project #1160HR310-18 from HCR (CFDA# 14.228) in accordance with its grant application; and 


WHEREAS, in order to accept and appropriate this funding it is necessary to amend the 2019 Ulster County Budget; now, therefore, be it 


RESOLVED, that the Acting County Executive is hereby authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract #1160HR310-18) and any related amendments with the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation, in the amount of $600,000.00, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further 



RESOLVED, that the County Director of Planning is hereby authorized to act as certifying officer, including the filing of any certifications necessary for the purposes of implementing this award; and, be it further 


RESOLVED, that the 2019 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows: 

                                                            INCREASE                                            AMOUNT 


BB.8668.3751-4600.4660               Misc. Contractual Expense, Other      $600,000.00 



BB.8668.3751-3400.4989              Federal Aid Other – Homes &            $600,000.00 

(Rev.#)                                               Community Services 


and move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:    



Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ______________.



Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ______________.






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Updated: April 11, 2019