Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairman Uchitelle and Legislators Hansut, Heppner, Hewitt, and Lopez), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Abe Uchitelle, and Deputy Chair Gina Hansut offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the Ulster County Sheriff; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Sheriff is requesting authorization to apply for the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 22 Law Enforcement National Initiatives to Improve Public Safety, Enhance Agency Operations via Training, Recruitment and Retention and Building Community Trust Grant; and
WHEREAS, in 2017, Ulster County undertook a county-wide public safety software upgrade which encompassed computer aided dispatch (“CAD”), law enforcement records management, law enforcement mobile software for patrol units, fire records management software, fire mobile software for fire apparatus and corrections records management; and
WHEREAS, Ulster County is now looking towards a new universal traffic ticket and accident reporting system which fully integrates into our current records management system and has the capabilities built in to properly track every interaction with members of the public and their demographics ("stop data"); and
WHEREAS, Tyler Enterprise offers a software, with Brazos to provide this service for Ulster County at a cost of $246,000.00; and
WHEREAS, the approval to apply for this BJA Grant will offset the cost by 50%, making the County Share $123,000.00; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby authorizes the application for the Department of Justice BJA FY 2022 Law Enforcement National Initiatives to Improve Public Safety, Enhance Agency Operations via Training, Recruitment and Retention and Building Community Trust Grant in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,
and moves its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$246,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2023 CAPITAL APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$123,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2023 CAPITAL REVENUE DOLLARS
$123,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2023 COUNTY CAPITAL COST
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Updated: August 2, 2022
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 356