Resolution No. 60

Authorizing Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) Between Greene And Ulster Counties For A Regional Partnership Agreement And Resource Sharing Agreement For Fire/Emergency Services – Fire Coordinator – Emergency Management

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, 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 by the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Department of Emergency Management / Fire Coordinator; and


WHEREAS, Greene and Ulster Counties believe it would be in the best interest of their respective public safety first responders to share resources and training opportunities in the area of technical rescue and response; and


WHEREAS, New York Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services (DHSES) has implemented a grant program to develop and regionalize technical rescue teams and encourage multi-county technical rescue teams; and


WHEREAS, the Green County Fire Coordinator and the Ulster County Fire Coordinator are jointly responsible for the equitable acquisition, distribution and oversight of equipment and training; now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney, for a regional partnership and resource-sharing between Greene and Ulster Counties for the purposes of Technical Rescue Team,


and move its adoption.



AYES:                     NOES:    



Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on  _______________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on  _______________.




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Updated: March 5, 2021