Referred to: The Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee (Chairwoman Bartels and Legislators Gavaris, Heppner, Roberts, and Ronk), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Legislature, David B. Donaldson, and Chairwoman of the Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee, Tracey A. Bartels, offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted late at the request of the County Executive; and
WHEREAS, the United States Department of Treasury has notified Ulster County that funding for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is available in the amount of $34,491,474.00; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of the ARPA is to support urgent COVID-19 response efforts to continue to decrease spread of the virus and bring the pandemic under control; and
WHEREAS, the ARPA further seeks to replace lost public sector revenue to strengthen support for vital public services and help retain jobs; and
WHEREAS, the ARPA also seeks to support immediate economic stabilization for households and businesses; and
WHEREAS, the ARPA seeks to address systemic public health and economic challenges that have contributed to the unequal impact of the pandemic; and
WHEREAS, 50% of the funding provided by the ARPA will be made available to the County within days of filing the Certificate of Need with the United States Department of Treasury; and
WHEREAS, the remaining 50% of funding made available by the ARPA will be made available to the County within 12 months of receiving the first payment; and
WHEREAS, the County Executive requests the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute the Certificate of Need application via the online portal provided by the United States Department of Treasury, with required assurances, and any amendments thereto; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute the application with required assurances, and any amendments thereto, with the United States Department of Treasury via their online portal,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Laws and Rules, Governmental Services on ________________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$17,245,737.00 - 2021 ADDITIONAL FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS
$17,245,737.00 - 2022 ADDITIONAL FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS
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Updated: June 2, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 243
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 243