Referred to: The Laws, Rules and Government Services Committee (Chairman Heppner and Legislators Gavaris, Levine, Roberts, and Ronk), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Criswell, 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, the Ulster County Board of Elections received an Absentee Ballot Pre-Paid Postage Grant in the amount of $44,465.65 in 2022; and
WHEREAS, the New York State Board of Elections has amended the term of this grant program from 12/31/2022 to 12/31/2023 and added $44,465.65 in additional funds to be used for eligible postage and printing expenses; and
WHEREAS, in 2023 the Ulster County Board of Elections will incur additional expenses to purchase pre-paid envelopes and postage, an eligible expense under the Pre-Paid Postage Grant program; and
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to sign an amended grant agreement in the amount of $44,465.65, and amendments thereto, with the NYS Board of Elections to obtain additional Pre-Paid Postage Grant Program funds to offset eligible expenses during the 2023 June and November elections, 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: Laws, Rules and Government Services on ________________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: $44,465.65 - ADDITIONAL NYS REVENUE DOLLARS
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Updated: September 2, 2023
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 539