Resolution No. 263

LATE - Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Enter An Agreement For A Cybersecurity Remediation Grant Program With The NYS Board Of Elections – Ulster County Board Of Elections

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee (Chairwoman Bartels and Legislators Gavaris, Heppner, Roberts, and Ronk), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Legislature, David B. Donaldson, and Chairwoman of the Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee, Tracey A. Bartels, offer the following:


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Board of Elections will incur additional expenses to protect the integrity of the election process from cybersecurity threats; and


WHEREAS, the New York State Board of Elections conducted a cybersecurity risk assessment of Ulster County and identified numerous areas of needed improvements; now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement in the amount of $113,628.75, and any amendments thereto, with the NYS Board of Elections to obtain Elections Cybersecurity Remediation Grant Program funds, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,


and move its adoption.





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Passed Committee: Laws and Rules, Governmental Services on ____________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.




$113,628.75 – ADDITIONAL 2020/2021 REVENUE DOLLARS

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Updated: February 29, 2024