Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Eckert and Legislators Collins, Haynes, Heppner, and Ronk), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Greene, Litts, and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, Petit, and Rodriguez)
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 offered by the Acting County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Sheriff; and
WHEREAS, the Body Camera project will upgrade the current Body Camera system and add additional units to outfit Corrections and Criminal Officers in the line of duty; and
WHEREAS, the approved 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Program includes a project “Body Cameras” in the amount of $225,000.00; and
WHEREAS, the reliability of camera footage in litigation proceedings is on a growing swing as verifiable proof, which has in turn lowered litigation expenses, there has been great success with the system we currently have. After testing other products we have found the specific units to purchase, which will be reimbursed by the NYS Attorney General up to $69,776 in consideration of the 25% match included with the terms of acceptance; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the 2019-2024 Ulster County Capital Improvement Program is hereby amended to increase the project ‘Body Cameras’ from $225,000 to $320,826, an increase of $95,826; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that Capital Project 535 - Body Camera Purchase is hereby established in the amount of $320,826.00, which consists of a new server for the data to be stored, 120 body cameras and 21 helmet cameras, with all the software and hardware needed for this system, plus an additional 10% for unforeseen expenses; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the 2019 Ulster County Capital Fund Budget is hereby amended as follows:
Capital Project No. 535 Body Camera Purchase $320,826.00
HH.3097.0535.2300.2360 Law Enforcement Equipment $320,826.00
HH.3097.0535.3500.5710 Serial Bonds $320,826.00
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$320,826 – ADDITIONAL 2019 CAPITAL APPROPRIATION
$320,826 – ADDITIONAL SERIAL BONDS - ($69,776 NYS REIMBURSED)
***A BOND RSOLUTION WILL BE REQUIRED***
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Updated: April 10, 2019
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 96
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 96