Resolution No. 426

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Accept An Award For A Department Of Homeland Security Preparedness Grant For The Port Security Grant Program – Ulster County Sheriff

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Eckert and Legislators Collins, Haynes, Heppner, and Ronk), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, Joseph Maloney, Petit, Rodriguez, and Ronk)


Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Lynn Eckert, and Deputy Chair Kenneth Ronk, Jr. offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the Ulster County Sheriff; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Sheriff requests that the Ulster County Legislature accept the Department of Homeland Security Preparedness – Port Security Grant to cover 75% reimbursement for the purchase of a new boat needed for the Sheriff’s Office Navigation Division from the Port Security Grant Program CFDA Number 97.056 in the amount of $350,691.00; and


WHEREAS, the remaining expense, $116,897.00, will be reimbursed up to 50% by the Navigation grant, which the Sheriff’s Department requests annually, leaving the County to cover $58,448.00 of the $467,588.00 total purchase price; and


WHEREAS, the application for this Grant No. EMW-2019-PU-00168 was approved through Resolution No. 192 of 2019; and


WHEREAS, the approval to accept the funds for this grant will provide the Sheriff’s Office an opportunity to alleviate most of the cost in replacing a boat for the Navigation division; now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an acceptance of the Port Security Preparedness Grant from the Department of Homeland Security in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney in consultation with the Chairman of the Legislature and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee,


and move its adoption.










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Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.





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Updated: November 21, 2019