Resolution No. 230

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement With The Town Of New Paltz For Administration Of A Naloxone Training Website And Delivery Of Narcan To Ulster County Residents – Department Of Health

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Referred to: The Public Health and Social Services Committee (Chairman Lopez and Legislators Bruno, Criswell, Petit, and Uchitelle), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairman of the Public Health and Social Services Committee, Craig V. Lopez, and Deputy Chair Peter J. Criswell offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Health, and

 

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Health requests that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement with the Town of New Paltz for the administration of a Naloxone training website and delivery of Narcan to Ulster County residents; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 498 dated November 19, 2019 and Resolution No. 82 dated February 18, 2020, the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and the County entered into a contract for participation in the HEALing Communities Study, a collaboration to test the impact of a community-engaged intervention on the primary outcome of community-level opioid overdose deaths; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Health receives community impact dollars from the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York through the HEALing Communities Study to be used for activities as determined by the Communities that Heal Intervention; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York have agreed to use community impact dollars to support the administration of a Naloxone training website and delivery of Narcan to Ulster County residents; and

 

WHEREAS, in March 2020, the Town of New Paltz joined the Healing Communities Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution Workgroup initiative to improve community access to Naloxone Education through the creation of a web-based Naloxone training; now, therefore be it

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement with the Town of New Paltz for the administration of a Naloxone training website and delivery of Narcan to Ulster County residents, 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:

 

AYES:                         NOES:      

 

 

Passed Committee: Public Health and Social Services on _______________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$5,000.00 – 2020 BUDGETED APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$5,000.00 – 2020 BUDGETED OTHER INCOME

 

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Updated: April 30, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, May 11, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 230
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No
Abstained
Mon, May 3, 2021 Public Health and Social Services Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 230
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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