Resolution No. 450

Establishing Capital Project No. 601 – Small Business And Economic Recovery – Department Of Economic Development

Resolution Information

Adopted as Amended



Referred to:  The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle), 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 Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Economic Development; 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, this project was reviewed with the ARP Working Group responsible for all proposals for the Small Business and Economic Recovery Capital Project; and


WHEREAS, this project seeks to allocate $435,000 of ARP funds via contract to the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance for the purposes of preparing the Enterprise West properties and buildings for redevelopment, to include $80,000 for property surveys; $50,000 for property appraisals; $100,000 for property management and leasing agent services; $40,000 for legal services; $65,000 for engineering and architectural services; and $100,000 for capital improvements related to building domestic and sprinkler water service; and       




WHEREAS, the 2021 – 2026 Capital Program was amended to include project expenditures in the amount of $6,000,000.00 for ARP Small Business and Economic Recovery; now, therefore be it           


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


                                                INCREASE                                       AMOUNT


HH.8097.0601.4300.4505               Fees for Professional Services       $435,000.00 

(App. #)                                                                                                        


HH.8097.0601.3400.4989              Federal Aid                                       $435,000.00

(Rev. #),


and move its adoption.





 AYES:                       NOES:



Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________.


Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________.






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Updated: November 1, 2021

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Oct 19, 2021 2020-2021 Term: Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 450 As Amended
No Vote
Tue, Oct 12, 2021 2020-2021 Term: Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 450 for One Week
No Vote
Wed, Oct 6, 2021 2020-2021 Term: Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 450
No Vote