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 a Technology, Innovation, and Election Resource grant during 2021 for $196,072.74 with an unspent balance of $71,780.94; and
WHEREAS, the New York State Board of Elections has amended the term of this grant program from 01/28/2023 to 01/28/2024 and added $158,615.59 in additional funds to be used for eligible technology expenses; and
WHEREAS, in 2023 the Ulster County Board of Elections will be purchasing new voting systems, an eligible expense under the TIER 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 $158,615.59, and amendments thereto, with the NYS Board of Elections to obtain additional Technology Innovation and Election Resource (TIER) Grant Program funds to offset eligible expenses during the 2023 purchase of voting systems, 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: $158,615.59 - 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. 540