Resolution No. 166

Amending The 2023 Ulster County Budget To Accept Additional Funding From The New York State Office Of Mental Health For A 2.5% Cost of Living Adjustment For Eligible Programs And For A Stipend Increase For Supportive Housing Beds – Department Of Mental Health

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Health, Human Services and Housing Committee (Chairman Uchitelle and Legislators Corcoran, Erner, Lopez, Nolan, Petit, and Stewart), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Roberts, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Health, Human Services and Housing Committee, Abe Uchitelle, and Deputy Chair Craig V. Lopez offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Department of Mental Health; and


          WHEREAS, the Ulster County Department of Mental Health has received notification from the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) for increased funding due to both a 2.5% Cost of Living adjustment for eligible programs, and for a stipend increase for supportive housing beds per the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) State Aid letter dated March 9, 2023; and 


          WHEREAS, to reflect the increased funding, an amendment of the 2023 budget is necessary; and


          WHEREAS, there is no increase in County Contribution as a result of these modifications; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature approves the contract amendment with OMH for increased funding; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the 2023 Ulster County Operating Budget is hereby amended as follows:


     INCREASE                                    AMOUNT                   

AA.4322.2320-4600.4660       Other Misc Contractual                     $328,953.00



AA.4322.2320-3300.3490      State Aid, Mental Health                    $328,953.00




and move its adoption.




AYES:                       NOES:      



Passed Committee: Health, Human Services and Housing on ________________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.




$328,953.00 - Additional 2023 Appropriation Dollars

$328,953.00 - Additional 2023 State Revenue Dollars

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Updated: June 21, 2023