Resolution No. 322

Amending The 2021 Ulster County Budget To Adjust The Salary Of The Director Of Budget And Innovation – Budget and Innovation Division

Resolution Information

Defeated in Committee



Referred to:  The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, John Gavaris, and Deputy Chair Kenneth J. Ronk, Jr. offer the following:


WHEREAS, this Resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Budget and Innovation; and


WHEREAS, the 2020 Ulster County Adopted Operating Budget included position 1310-1950, Director of Innovation, in the Finance Department dedicated to using data, research and best practices to help drive improved outcomes related to County services; and


WHEREAS, due to anticipated fiscal concerns resulting from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic the salary for this position was set $0 in the proposed and adopted 2021 Ulster County Operating Budget; and


WHEREAS, the 2021 Ulster County Adopted Operating Budget combined the Budget Department and Innovation Division to better align the use of data in furtherance of the County’s shift towards data informed management and performance budgeting; and


WHEREAS, a title was created of Director of Budget and Innovation which would oversee the combined Department of Budget and Innovation committed to a transparent, accessible, and modernized Budget and Capital Program process; and


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


RESOLVED, that the 2021 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows to include a Director of Budget and Innovation ($104,335 – 2021 Annual Salary) in the Budget and Innovation Division,


and move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:      




Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.




$47,171.00 - Budgeted 2021 Appropriation Dollars

(July 21st to YEAR EnD)



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Updated: August 2, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote