Resolution No. 689

Granting An Easement On Lands Owned By Ulster County Located On Route 28 In The Town Of Ulster For The Construction Of A Sewer Line To Serve A Supportive Housing Development – Department Of Finance - Division Of Recovery And Resilience

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The American Rescue Plan Act Special Committee (Chairman Criswell and Legislators Corcoran, Levine, Lopez, and Sperry), The Health, Human Services and Housing Committee (Chairman Uchitelle and Legislators Corcoran, Erner, Lopez, Nolan, Petit, and Stewart), and The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Erner, Fabiano, Litts, and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Criswell, Roberts, and Ronk)


Chairman of the ARPA Special Committee, Peter J. Criswell, Deputy Chair Thomas Corcoran, Jr., and Legislators Hewitt, Nolan, Petit, and Stewart offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Finance, Division of Recovery and Resilience; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature passed Resolution No. 333 on August 17, 2021 creating Capital Project No. 602, entitled “ARP Infrastructure and Trails”; and


WHEREAS, a purpose of Capital Project No. 602 is to utilize federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for water and sewer infrastructure investments that assist economic development and affordable housing projects in Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Housing Action Plan called for the County to increase the available inventory of transitional and supportive housing to break the cycle of homelessness in the County; and


WHEREAS, this extension of water and sewer infrastructure by the Town of Ulster would immediately benefit a planned redevelopment of the vacant Quality Inn & Suites hotel site (the “Project”) into supportive homeless housing; and


WHEREAS, the design for the sewer line to serve the Project indicates the need to provide for sewer service access via an easement over lands owned by Ulster County on NYS Route 28 further identified as New York State Real Property Tax Maps as Tax Parcel 48.14-1-22; and


WHEREAS, the extension of water and sewer infrastructure is a Type II Action under 6NYCRR Part 617 State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA); now, therefore be it




RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature determines that the granting of an easement necessary for the Project to proceed is a Type II Action under SEQRA and no further actions or determinations under SEQRA are required; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute the required Easement and any necessary agreements or certifications, as filed with the Clerk of the Legislature and any amendments thereto as approved by the County Attorney and Legislative Counsel,


and move its adoption.





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Passed by Committee: American Rescue Plan Act on _____________.


Passed by Committee: Health, Human Services and Housing on  _____________.


Passed by Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation ____________.


Passed by Committee: Ways and Means on _____________.





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Updated: January 2, 2024