Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)
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 at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County District Attorney; and
WHEREAS, the Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) initiative is an expanded crime reduction program related to criminal activity pertaining to the use of drugs and gang violence and will involve coordination between the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, Probation and District Attorney; and
WHEREAS, the District Attorney has requested that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement (C484766) and any related amendments with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (“DCJS”) for the purpose of participating in a twelve-month joint county crime reduction program, for the period beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the GIVE initiative will provide funding in the amount of $80,525.00 to the District Attorney; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an agreement (C484766) and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (“DCJS”) for a GIVE grant in the amount of $80,525.00, for the purpose of participating in a twelve-month joint county crime reduction program for the period commencing July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, in consultation with Counsel to the County Legislature, Chair of the County Legislature, and the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee; and be it further
RESOLVED, if funding for this program is eliminated, the Commissioner of Finance shall, immediately upon discovery, send written notification to the Clerk of the Legislature, and the relevant Department Head shall attend the next regular meeting of the Ways & Means Committee to assist the Committee in review and evaluation for determination of the program's continuance,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on ____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.
$40,262.50 – BUDGETED 2020 STATE REVENUE DOLARS
$40,262.50 – BUDGETED 2020 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$40,262.50 – BUDGETED 2021 STATE REVENUE DOLARS
$40,262.50 – BUDGETED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
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Updated: December 29, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 444
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 444