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.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: NONE
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Updated: March 5, 2021
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 60