Resolution No. 228

Appointing Individual To Fill A Vacancy In The Position Of The Comptroller Of Ulster County

Resolution Information

Adopted as Amended



Referred to:  The Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee (Chairman Donaldson and Legislators Heppner, Roberts. Rodriguez, and Ronk)


Chairwoman Tracey A. Bartels offers the following:


            WHEREAS, a vacancy in the position of the Comptroller of Ulster County was created with the resignation of Elliott Auerbach effective May 16, 2019; and


WHEREAS, pursuant to §C-60 of the Ulster County Charter and §A9-5 of the Administrative Code:


“A. Filling Comptroller vacancy. If a vacancy occurs in the office of the Comptroller of Ulster County for any reason other than the expiration of a term, the County Legislature shall fill this office ad interim by the appointing of a person fully qualified by law to hold that office by a majority of its full number at its next regularly scheduled session or at a special session held for the purpose, and any such session shall be held no sooner than two weeks after the vacancy occurs, and no later than one month after the vacancy occurs.


B. Appointee to serve on interim basis. A person appointed by the Legislature in this manner to fill an office ad interim shall serve until the end of the 31st day of December following the first general election day at which a general election may be held under law to fill this position.


C. Election; person to serve for duration of unexpired term. The person chosen at general election, held as soon as practicable on a general election day under state law to fill a vacancy in the position of the Comptroller of Ulster County, shall serve for the duration of the unexpired term of the office;” now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the following individual is hereby appointed to the position of Comptroller of Ulster County effective immediately to serve until December 31, 2019:




and move its adoption.

                                                            ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:


AYES:                        NOES:    


Passed Committee: Laws and Rules, Governmental Services on ________________.



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Updated: June 12, 2019