Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete)
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 Management; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of this memorandum is to establish a management agreement between the County of Ulster hereinafter referred to as the Collaborative Operating Group (COG), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Program regarding the utilization and security of County of Ulster Interoperable System(s), which interoperate with the IPAWS-Open Platform for Emergency Networks (IPAWS-OPEN). The expected benefit is to enable information interoperability across emergency response organizations and systems as intended by the FEMA IPAWS Program; and
WHEREAS, this agreement will govern the relationship between the Collaborative Operating Group and FEMA; 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 FEMA IPAWS Program Management Office with the Department of Emergency Services, 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 the Chair of the 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 _______________.
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Updated: December 13, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 526