Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III, offer the following:
WHEREAS, this Resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Office of Employment and Training; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Office of Employment and Training requests that Chairman of the Legislature be authorized to sign worksite agreements with various municipalities to operate Youth Employment Programs; and
WHERAS, the programs include both the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funded Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funded year-round Young Adult Employment Program (YAEP); and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) helps young people from low-income households gain valuable work experience during the summer and a significant wage; and
WHEREAS, 100% of the youth’s wages are paid by United Way through a contract with the County using federal funds for the summer work experience/internship; and
WHEREAS, the Young Adult Employment Program (YAEP) serves Ulster County young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 by helping them enter the world of work in a meaningful and sustainable way; and
WHEREAS, during the YAEP paid internship/work experience, 100% of the young person’s wages are paid by United Way through a contract with the County using federal funds, for up to three months at 40 hours per week.; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to enter into intermunicipal agreements with various municipalities for the worksite agreement for the Ulster County Office of Employment and Training’s Year-Round Young Adult Employment Program, as well as the Summer Youth Employment Program, 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.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on _________________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _________________.
(BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION NOS. 175 & 176)
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Updated: May 5, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 177
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 177