Resolution No. 294

Creating Two Full-Time Positions Within Department Of Social Services And Amending The 2021 Ulster County Budget – Department Of Social Services

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Status: 
Adopted

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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 Social Services; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2020 Ulster County Adopted Operating Budget included position 60101067, Early Intervention Specialist in the Early Intervention/Preschool Unit and position 60101366, Senior Typist in the Legal Unit, both of which were subsequently vacated due to retirement in 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, due to anticipated fiscal concerns resulting from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, these positions were not included in the proposed or adopted 2021 Ulster County Operating Budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the volume of work performed by these units requires additional staffing to meet State mandates and to handle Court emergencies; and

 

WHEREAS, to provide quality services to the residents of Ulster County, and to avoid potential liability or non-compliance, these positions must be restored to the budget; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to reestablish and fund these positions an amendment to the 2021 budget is necessary; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the 2021 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows to include an Early Intervention Specialist ($48,430 – 2021 Annual Salary) and a Senior Typist ($32,250 - 2021 Annual Salary) in the Department of Social Services:

 

                                                            INCREASE                                       AMOUNT

 

AA.6010.2612-1300.1300              Regular Pay                                       $20,413.00

(App.#)

 

AA.6010.2626-1300.1300              Regular Pay                                       $13,593.00

(App.#)

 

 

                                                            INCREASE                                       AMOUNT

 

AA.6010.2600-8000.8000              Retirement                                         $  5,781.00

(App.#)

 

AA.6010.2600-8010.8010              Social Security/FICA                       $  2,602.00

(App.#)

 

AA.6010.2600-8020.8035              Health Insurance                              $   9,522.00

(App.#)

 

AA.6010.2614-3300.3610              State Aid Social Services                $21,560.00

(Rev. #)                                              Administration       

 

AA.6010.2614-3400.6610              Federal Aid Social Services            $23,993.00

(Rev. #)                                              Administration

                                                           

DECREASE                                      AMOUNT

 

AA-0917-3205                                 Unassigned Fund Balance               $   6,358.00

(Rev. #)

 

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:

$51,911.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

(AUGUST 9 TO YEAR END)

$21,560.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

$23,993.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

$6,358.00 – REDUCTION IN UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE

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Updated: August 2, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 294
-+
Abstained
No Vote
Tue, Jul 13, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 294 As Amended For One Week
-+
No
Abstained
Tue, Jul 13, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 294
-+
Abstained
Tue, Jul 13, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 294
-+
Abstained
Thu, Jul 8, 2021 Public Health and Social Services Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 294
-+
No
Abstained

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