Resolution No. 281

Amending The 2022 - 2027 Capital Improvement Program - Establishing Capital Project No. 627 - Digitization And Electronic Conversion Of Ulster County Clerk’s Land Records – Amending The 2022 Capital Fund Budget – Ulster County Clerk’s Office

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Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Litts, Nolan, and Stewart), The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter), and The Laws, Rules and Government Services Committee (Chairman Heppner and Legislators Gavaris, Levine, Roberts, and Ronk)

 

Chairman of the Laws, Rules and Government Services Committee, Jonathan R. Heppner, and Deputy Chair Kevin A. Roberts offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Clerk; and

 

           WHEREAS, the pandemic has shown the need for accessibility of Ulster County Clerk’s Land Records and Indexes in an electronic format; and

 

             WHEREAS, the County Clerk’s Land Records and Indexes from 1950 to present are digitized and available in electronic format online; and

 

            WHEREAS, the County Clerk’s Land Records and Indexes from 1685 to 1949 are in hardcopy and microfilm format available in only in the Ulster County Clerk’s Office; and

 

              WHEREAS, the County Clerk’s Land Records from 1950 to1974 require verification of indexes; and

           

            WHEREAS, the approved 2022 – 2027 Capital Improvement Program includes a project “Digitization and Electronic Conversion” in the amount of $563,964 to verify digitize and convert to electronic format County Clerk Land Records which will enable accessibility of records online; and

 

WHEREAS, this project will increase available office space in the County Office Building, reduce public traffic in the County Office Building, increase County Clerk revenue and preserve the Records of the County Clerk’s Office; and  

 

            WHEREAS, it is now necessary to establish and fund Capital Project No. 627 in the amount of $607,532.00; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the 2022-2027 Ulster County Capital Improvement Program is amended as follows:

                       

 

                                                        INCREASE                                       AMOUNT

 

Capital Project No. 627               Dig. & Elec. Conversion                   $43,568.00

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 627, Digitization and Electronic Conversion of County Clerk’s Records is hereby established as follows:

                                                       CREATE                                            AMOUNT

 

Capital Project No.  627             Dig. & Elec. Conversion                    $607,532.00                                                             

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the 2022 Ulster County Capital Fund is hereby amended as follows:

 

INCREASE

 

AMOUNT    

HH.1997.0627-4300.4505    

(App. #)

Professional Services       

 

$607,532.00

 

 

 

HH.1997.0627-3500.5710

(Rev. #),

Revenue- Serial Bonds  

$607,532.00

 

and moves its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                      NOES:                 

 

 

Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on ________________.

 

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.

 

Passed Committee: Laws, Rules and Government Services on ________________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$607,532.00 – COUNTY CAPITAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS

$607,532.00 – COUNTY REVENUE – SERIAL BONDS

 

 

*** A BOND RESOLUTION WILL BE REQUIRED ***

 

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Updated: April 29, 2022

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