Resolution No. 303

Amending The 2021 Ulster County Budget To Reflect Additional Funding For Brighter Futures Initiative’s Full-Time Case Manager Position – Youth Bureau

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee (Chairman Delaune and Legislators Corcoran, Criswell, Parete, and Wawro), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee, James Delaune, and Deputy Chair Thomas Corcoran offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Youth Bureau; and


WHEREAS, the Brighter Futures Initiative has grown to support a total of forty (40) at risk youth from its original support of twenty (20) at risk youth, and it is now necessary to hire a full-time Case Manager/Coordinator at a rate of $27.59 per hour on a full-time basis, at 35 hours per week; and


WHEREAS, the Case Manager position will provide support weekly and the newly onboarded position will report to the Ulster County Youth Bureau Director effective July 26, 2021; and 


WHEREAS, the Case Manager position is designed to provide various supports to at risk youth in Ulster County which includes: increasing outcomes for youth in areas of disparities by bridging the necessary supports with the intention of improving high school graduation rates, alternative education, mental health support, internships, secondary education and/or productive employment; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Youth Bureau Budget will be amended to accommodate the Brighter Future Initiative program growth and will include the full-time Case Manager/Coordinator position; and


WHEREAS, the County of Ulster will be reimbursed for the salary of this position from The Community Foundation as the administrator for the Brighter Futures Initiative and the incumbent position will interact and support family unit of Brighter Future Initiative as well; and


            WHEREAS, in order to reflect the reimbursement funding, an amendment of the 2021 budget is necessary; and


            WHEREAS, there is no increase in County Contribution as a result of these modifications; now, therefore be it




RESOLVED, that the 2021 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows:





POSITION #                                    TITLE                                               AMOUNT


73101015                                          Case Manager/Coordinator            $50,407.00*

(PL#)                                                  (Full-Time)

* Annual Salary

Annual Benefits $26,060

(Salary to Year End – 7/26/2021 $22,210)

(Benefits to Year End – 7/26/2021 $11,483)




INCREASE                                       AMOUNT                

AA-7310-3100-1300-1300             Regular Pay                                       $22,210.00



AA-7310-3100-8000-8000             Retirement                                         $  3,705.00



AA-7310-3100-8010-8010             Social Security                                 $  1,699.00

(App. #)


AA-7310-3100-8020-8035             Health Insurance                              $  6,079.00

(App. #)


AA-7310-3100-3120-2089             Other Culture & Rec Income          $33,693.00



and, be it further






RESOLVED, that if funding for this position is eliminated, the Commissioner of Finance shall, immediately upon discovery, send written notification to the Clerk of the Legislature, and the relevant Department Head shall attend the next regular meeting of the Ways and Means Committee to assist the Committee in review and evaluation for determination of the position's continuance,


and move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:      



Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on _______________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.




$33,693.00 - Additional 2021 Appropriation Dollars

$33,693.00 - Additional 2021 Revenue Dollars


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Updated: August 2, 2021