Resolution No. 181

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Division Of Homeland Security And Emergency Services, Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, For The 2018 Statewide Interoperable Communications Targeted Grant – Amending The 2021 Ulster County Budget – Department Of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, 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 Department of Emergency Communications/ Emergency Management; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Acting Director of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management has received notification from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services regarding the 2018 Statewide Interoperable Communications Targeted Grant (SICG); and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of this program is to make necessary improvements and provide for sustainment of Land Mobile Radio Systems (LMR), implementation and maintenance of components supporting interoperability, continuous training and exercise, sustainment and further development of the governance structure; and

 

WHEREAS, the County Executive and the Acting Director of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management requests that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for participation in the 2018 Statewide Interoperable Communications Targeted Grant (SICG), for the period beginning March 1, 2021, and ending February 28, 2025, in the amount of $6,000,000.00; and

 

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an Agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for participation in the 2018 Statewide Interoperable Communications Targeted Grant (SICG), for the period beginning March 1, 2021 and ending February 28, 2025, in the amount of $6,000,000.00, as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified by the County Attorney; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that 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:

 

AYES:                     NOES:         

 

 

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _________________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _________________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$6,000,000.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 CAPITAL REVENUES – STATE AID

 

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Updated: April 15, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

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Tue, Apr 13, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 181
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No
Abstained
Wed, Apr 7, 2021 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 181
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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