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 County of Ulster and the State of New York had previously entered into an agreement for the Aid to Prosecution Program, in the amount of $79,380.00, for the purpose of improving the prosecution of repeat violent and serious felony offenders, the term of which expired March 31, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the State of New York has now appropriated additional funds to continue such program for an additional six months in the amount of $39,690.00, for the period October 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022; and
WHEREAS, the District Attorney is requesting that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, in the additional amount of $39,690.00 with the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services to renew the Aid to Prosecution Program; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an amended agreement, and any amendments thereto, in the amount of $39,690.00 for the Aid to Prosecution Program with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the 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:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$19,845.00 – BUDGETED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$19,845.00 – BUDGETED 2021 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS
$19,845.00 – BUDGETED 2022 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$19,845.00 – BUDGETED 2022 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS
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Updated: September 8, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 370 As Amended