Resolution No. 155

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Terminate The Agreement For Professional Services With The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York By And Through SUNY New Paltz’s Benjamin Center

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Referred to: The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Legislature, David B. Donaldson offers the following:


WHEREAS, Ulster County and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York by and through SUNY New Paltz’s Benjamin Center, (“The Benjamin Center”), entered into an Agreement for Professional Services (“the Agreement”), on or about December 3, 2018; and


WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented budgetary constraints for Ulster County which could potentially impact critical services that Ulster County residents rely upon; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature, as a unified body in these unprecedented times, wishes to take the steps necessary to continue these critical public services despite the dramatic budgetary constraints now confronting County, State and Federal Governments; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature is desirous of requesting financial proposals from qualified budgetary analysts, including but not limited to analysts that have previously provided such services to Ulster County, to help guide the County during the global pandemic; and


WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 28 of the Agreement, Ulster County may, by written notice, terminate the Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time for convenience; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature wishes to terminate the Agreement for Professional Services with the Benjamin Center as a matter of convenience; now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to mail written notice of termination in accordance with Article 28 of the Agreement for Professional Services,


and move its adoption.








AYES:                    NOES:        



Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.





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Updated: June 2, 2020