Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee (Chairman Delaune and Legislators Corcoran, Criswell, Parete, and Wawro), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee, James Delaune, and Deputy Chair Thomas Corcoran, offer the following:
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 224, Subdivision 8 of the County Law, the Ulster County Legislature appropriated to Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County the sum of $362,000.00 in the 2020 Ulster County Budget to be expended in accordance with budgets submitted to the Ulster County Legislature; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to County Law Section 224 (8), in order to receive such funds, Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County must submit to the Ulster County Legislature a verified accounting of disbursements to be undertaken, and to the Legislative Financial Analyst and the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance, a Memorandum of Receipt signed by the principal officer; and
WHEREAS, Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County will receive payments totaling the not to exceed amount of $362,000.00, in accordance with the terms specified in an agreement with the County of Ulster and Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County, and no later than December 31, 2020, Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County shall submit a certified accounting of expenditures to the Legislative Financial Analyst and Commissioner of Finance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to sign a memorandum of agreement (subject to the approval of the County Attorney as may be duly approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York, outlining the above conditions and methods of payment and directing the above Association to spend the funds only for the purpose set forth herein; requiring an annual report at the end of the year containing therein a true and accurate account of all receipts and expenditures of said association), as well as an agreement for professional services in the amount of $362,000.00 with the County of Ulster and Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, Counsel to the Ulster County Legislature, Chair of
the Legislature, and the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the Comptroller and/or any and all officers of the County of Ulster, their agents and representatives, shall be allowed full access upon reasonable notice and at reasonable times to the books, papers, records and premises of Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Ulster County during the period that this Resolution is in effect for the purpose of ascertaining the manner in which the above sum of money is being used or applied; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the above organization agrees to comply with all applicable Federal, State and local regulations including, in particular, any forbidding discrimination by such organization,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on _____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.
$278,475.00 – BUDGETED 2020 APPROPRIATION/ PROGRAM
$ 83,525.00 – BUDGETED 2020 APPROPRIATION/ HOUSING
$362,000.00 – TOTAL BUDGETED 2020 APPROPRIATION
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Updated: June 3, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Reconsider Resolution No. 138 and Refer Back to the Ways and Means Committee