Resolution No. 201

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Application For A Department Of Homeland Security – FEMA – Port Security Grant – Ulster County Sheriff

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Status: 
Adopted

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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 Ulster County Sheriff; and 

 

WHEREAS, this resolution is requesting authorization to apply for the Department of Homeland Security-FEMA-Port Security Grant to provide financial and technical assistance to state, local and private sector in effort to focus on transportation infrastructure security activities; and 

 

WHEREAS, the grant programs are part of a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks; and

 

WHEREAS, the approval to apply for this grant will provide the Sheriff’s Office an opportunity to increase port-wide risk management and protect critical surface transportation infrastructure from acts of terrorism, major disaster, and other emergencies in the amount of up to $138,233.00, with a 75% reimbursement; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to apply for this grant by May 14, 2021, or risk losing this opportunity; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute the application for the Department of Homeland Security-FEMA-Port Security Grant,

 

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:

$138,233.00 – ANTICIPATED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$103,625.00 – ANTICIPATED 2021 REVENUE DOLLARS (75%)

$  34,608.00 – ANTICIPATED 2021 ADDITIONAL COUNTY COST

 

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Updated: June 2, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, May 11, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 201
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No
Abstained
Wed, May 5, 2021 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 201
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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