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 Department of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management; and
WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management has received notification from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services regarding the Federal Fiscal Year 2021 annual agreement for the Local Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (CFDA # 97.042) which provides matching funds to eligible local emergency service agencies; and
WHEREAS, the LEMP grant is made available under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security and is administered by the New York State Office of Emergency Management; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of this program is to ensure the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazards emergency management capability at the State and local levels, and to encourage the improvement of the readiness, response, and recovery capabilities for all hazards that threaten the State’s communities; and
WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management requests that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract # C835315), and any amendments thereto, with DHSES for the LEMP grant for the term October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2023 in the amount of $71,622.00; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute a Participation Agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for participation in the Local Emergency Management Performance Grant program for Federal Fiscal Year 2021, with an annual allocation of $71,622.00, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, in consultation with Counsel to the County Legislature, Chair of the County Legislature, and the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on ____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.
$71,622.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS
(NYS PASS THROUGH)
$71,622.00 – ADDITIONAL 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
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Updated: October 28, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 443
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 443