Resolution No. 633

Confirming Appointment Of Members To The Environmental Management Council

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Energy, Environment and Sustainability Committee (Chairwoman Greene and Legislators Hansut, Erner, Maloney, and Stewart)


Chairwoman of the Energy, Environment and Sustainability Committee, Manna Jo Greene, and Deputy Chair Gina Hansut offer the following:


WHEREAS, pursuant to Section C-111. of the Ulster County Charter and Section A35-1 of the Administrative Code:There shall be an Ulster County Environmental Management Council comprised of one member from each city, town and village environmental council and commission within the County, nominated by the governing body of that city, town or village and appointed by the County Executive with the confirmation of the Legislature for a term of three years, and up to an equal number of at-large appointees appointed by the County Executive with the confirmation of the Legislature for a term of three years, and the County Director of Planning, serving ex officio. The presiding officer of the Environmental Management Council shall be chosen annually by its members from among their members but shall not be an employee of the County of Ulster.  Members of the Ulster County Environmental Management Council shall receive no compensation for services rendered but shall be entitled to their reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, within appropriations made for such purposes; and


WHEREAS, the Acting County Executive has appointed the following individuals to serve as members on the Environmental Management Council:


Leslie Surprenant                                  Term:  Present

Saugerties, New York 12477                            through

(Representing Town of Saugerties)                    October 31, 2025


Nikita Oarcea                                        Term:  Present

Accord, New York 12404                                through

(Representing Town of Marbletown)                  October 31, 2025


Rob Ferri                                              Term:  Present

New Paltz, New York 12477                            through

(Representing Town of New Patlz)                    October 31, 2025


Ted Griese                                            Term:  Present

Kingston, New York 12401                              through

(Representing City of Kingston)                        October 31, 2025;


now, therefore, be it





RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby confirms the appointment of the above mentioned individuals as members of the Ulster County Environmental Management Council for the terms indicated above,


and moves its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:     



Passed Committee:  Energy, Environment and Sustainability on ______________.





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Updated: January 9, 2023