Resolution No. 369

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Division Of Criminal Justice Services For Participation In The Crimes Against Revenue Program – District Attorney

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Status: 
Adopted

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Eve Walter, and Deputy Chair Heidi Haynes offer the following:

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County District Attorney has been awarded funding in the amount of $143,600.00 by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for participation in the Crimes Against Revenue Program (CARP) for the term January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, the funds will be used exclusively to continue to fund a designated Assistant District Attorney to specialize in the investigation and prosecution of revenue crimes against New York State committed within Ulster County; and forensic accounting services to assess, identify evidence, review documentation and provide testimony if necessary, on a case by case basis during the prosecution of revenue crimes against New York State committed within Ulster County; and

 

WHEREAS, the District Attorney requests that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract No. C445142) with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services for participation in CARP for the term January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 in the amount of $143,600.00; now, therefore be it 

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYS Contract No. C445142) in the amount of $143,600.00 for the term January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, if funding for this program 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 program's continuance,

 

and move its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:    

 

 

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$143,600.00 – BUDGETED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$143,600.00 – BUDGETED 2021 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

 

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Updated: September 8, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Aug 10, 2021 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 369
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No
Abstained
Thu, Aug 5, 2021 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 369
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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