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:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on ____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.
$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 Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 201