Resolution No. 183

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-municipal Agreement With Various Municipalities For The Operation Of U.C.E.R.T (Ulster County Emergency Response Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete)


Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Eve Walter, and Deputy Chair Heidi Haynes offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the Sheriff’s Office; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Emergency Response Team (UCERT) operates as a county-wide emergency response team consisting of law enforcement personnel from various agencies throughout Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, the existence of a specialized unit to provide a rapid tactical response to critical incidents will benefit Ulster County and serve as a resource for all police and law enforcement agencies within the County; and


WHEREAS, UCERT is overseen by the Sheriff of Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, local municipalities have been invited to participate in UCERT and have been given a Cooperative Agreement for execution to formalize their participation; and


WHEREAS, it is anticipated that additional municipalities will elect to participate in UCERT and seek to become parties to the Cooperative Agreement; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an inter-municipal agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the various municipalities participating in the county-wide UCERT, for the term January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022 in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that additional municipalities that desire to participate shall be added as additional signatories to the Cooperative Agreement upon the review and authorization by the County Attorney,


and move its adoption.







AYES:                       NOES:    



Passed Committee: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _____________.





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Updated: June 3, 2020