Referred to: The Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee (Chairwoman Bartels and Legislators Gavaris, Heppner, Roberts, and Ronk), 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, offers the following:
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 251 dated July 21, 2020, Ulster County entered into a lease agreement with CPR Kingston, LLC, for 3,566 square feet of office space located at 284 Wall Street, Kingston, New York, to be used to house the Ulster County Board of Elections, for the period beginning August 14, 2020 and ending August 13, 2025; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Elections storage space is currently housed at building 61 on Golden Hill Drive; and
WHEREAS, to consolidate these locations and provide efficiencies for the Board of Elections operations, Ulster County entered into a new lease agreement with Higginsville Station, LLC pursuant to Resolution No. 283 dated July 20, 2021, for 2,831 square feet of office space and 9,680 square feet of storage space for the Board of Elections, all located at 79 Hurley Avenue, Kingston, N.Y., effective January 1, 2022; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 25 of the current lease agreement with CPR Kingston, LLC, the County shall have the option to terminate the lease for any or no reason whatsoever upon a sixty (60) day written notice to Lessor; and
WHEREAS, as the policy making and appropriating body, the Ulster County Legislature believes it is necessary and in the best interest of the taxpayer to terminate the current lease with CPR Kingston, LLC prior to its expiration; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to mail written notice of termination in accordance with Article 25 of the Lease Agreement with CPR Kingston, LLC for office space located at 284 Wall Street, Kingston, New York, effective January 31, 2022,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Laws and Rules, Governmental Services on _____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _____________.
ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATION SAVINGS
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Updated: October 5, 2021