Resolution No. 333

Amending The 2021 - 2026 Capital Improvement Program – Establishing Capital Project Nos. 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, And 604 Ulster County Recovery And Resiliency Projects – Amending The 2021 Capital Fund Budget – Department Of Finance

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Status: 
Adopted as Amended

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Referred to:  The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and Legislators Cahill, Greene, Heppner, and Litts), and 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 Finance; 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, the Ulster County Legislature and County Executive established the Recovery and Resilience Working Group to solicit public input on use of the ARPA funds and to develop a plan to use the funds to ensure Ulster County emerges from the pandemic stronger and more equitable; and

 

WHEREAS, the Working Group held four public hearings in Shawangunk, Kingston, Woodstock, and online and received 295 responses to an online community survey, along with several Legislative and community proposals; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Recovery and Resilience Plan was prepared in response to this input; and

 

 

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $4,500,000.00 to be spent on addressing the Housing crisis in Ulster County; and

           

WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $5,000,000.00 to be allocated for the purpose of addressing the need for enhanced Mental Health and Addiction Recovery services throughout Ulster County; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $3,000,000.00 to be allocated to assisting Non-Profit, Youth, and Community Programs; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $350,000.00 to be allocated to addressing the Food Security and Access; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $6,000,000.00 to be allocated to Small Business and Economic Recovery; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $6,000,000.00 to be spent on Infrastructure and Trails; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $3,000,000.00 to be spent on Green Home Retrofits and Workforce Development; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Recovery and Resilience Plan has recommended targeted funding in the amount of $2,400,000.00 to be spent on Emergency Response and Preparedness; and

 

WHEREAS, it may be necessary for the Commissioner of Finance to transfer funds between these projects if necessary; and

 

WHEREAS, it is now necessary to fund the 2021 program in the amount of $30,250,000.00; and

 

 

 

            WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Finance requests that Capital Project Nos. 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, and 604 be established and funded in the amount of $30,250,000.00; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED, that the 2021-2026 Ulster County Capital Improvement Program is amended as follows:

 

                        ADD                                                                           AMOUNT

 

ARP Housing                                                                                    $4,500,000.00

ARP Mental Health and Addiction Recovery                              $5,000,000.00

ARP Non-Profit, Youth and Community Programs                    $3,000,000.00

ARP Food Security and Access                                                     $   350,000.00

ARP Small Business and Economic Recovery                            $6,000,000.00

ARP Infrastructure and Trails                                                        $6,000,000.00

ARP Green Home Retrofit and Workforce Development          $3,000,000.00

ARP Emergency Response and Preparedness                             $2,400,000.00

 

and, be it further,

 

RESOLVED, that Capital Project Nos. 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, and 604 are hereby established as follows:

 

CREATE                                        AMOUNT

 

Capital Project No. 597                  ARP Housing                                    $4,500,000.00

                                                 

Capital Project No. 598                  ARP Mental Health and                 $5,000,000.00

 Addiction Recovery           

 

Capital Project No. 599                   ARP Non-Profit, Youth, and          $3,000,000.00

 Community Programs

 

Capital Project No. 600                   ARP Food Security and Access     $   350,000.00

 

Capital Project No. 601                   ARP Small Business and                 $6,000,000.00

  Economic Recovery

 

Capital Project No. 602                   ARP Infrastructure and Trails        $6,000,000.00

 

 

CREATE                                        AMOUNT

 

Capital Project No. 603                   ARP Green Home Retrofit and      $3,000,000.00

 Workforce Development

 

Capital Project No. 604                   ARP Emergency Response and      $2,400,000.00

  Preparedness                                 

 

and, be it further

 

            RESOLVED, the 2021 Ulster County Capital Fund is hereby amended as follows:

 

                                                            INCREASE                                       AMOUNT

 

HH.8097.0597.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $4,500,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.8097.0597.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $4,500,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.4997.0598.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $5,000,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.4997.0598.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $5,000,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.8997.0599.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $3,000,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.8997.0599.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $3,000,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.1997.0600.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $   350,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.1997.0600.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $   350,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

                                                           

                                                            INCREASE                                       AMOUNT

 

HH.8097.0601.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $6,000,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.8097.0601.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $6,000,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.7197.0602.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $6,000,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.7197.0602.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $6,000,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.8097.0603.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $3,000,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.8097.0603.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $3,000,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

HH.3097.0604.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $2,400,000.00   

(App. #)                                                                                                        

 

HH.3097.0604.3400.4097              Federal Aid                                       $2,400,000.00

(Rev. #)

 

and move its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:      

 

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on ____________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _____________.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$30,250,000.00 – COUNTY CAPITAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS

$30,250,000.00 – FEDERAL CAPTIAL FUND REVENUES

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Updated: September 7, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Aug 17, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 333 As Amended
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No
Abstained
No Vote
Tue, Aug 10, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 333 For One Week
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No
Abstained
Thu, Aug 5, 2021 Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 333 As Amended
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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