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, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Eve Walter, and Deputy Chair Heidi Haynes offer the following:
WHEREAS, for reasons not ascribable to their own negligence, Ulster County Deputy Sheriffs Kyle Frano, Joseph Sciutto, and Emmett Vedder, III failed to make a timely application to participate in the optional twenty-year retirement plan established pursuant to Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law; and
WHEREAS, legislation was introduced, as Senate Bill No. S4343 and Assembly Bill No. A6725, to allow Ulster County to elect to reopen the provisions of Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law for the three above mentioned employees to join the optional twenty-year retirement plan, and a formal Home Rule Request was approved by the Ulster County Legislature pursuant to Resolution No. 191, dated April 20, 2021; and
WHEREAS, said New York State legislation has been signed as a chapter of law, granting the County of Ulster authority to reopen Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law; and
WHEREAS, the County wishes to proceed with reopening the law for the three above mentioned employees to join the optional twenty-year retirement plan; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the governing board of the County of Ulster does hereby elect to reopen Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law, pursuant to Chapter 531 of the Laws of 2021,”
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _____________.
$280,000.00 – APPROXIMATE COUNTY COST FOR PAST SERVICE
$ 25,000.00 – APPROXIMATE BUDGETED COUNTY 2021 APPROPRIATIONS
(APPROXIMATE ANNUAL COST)
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Updated: January 11, 2022
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 614
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 614