Resolution No. 160

Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute A Contract With The New York State Empire State Development Corporation, For State Funding For The Implementation Of A Restore New York Communities Initiative Grant And Amending The 2024 Ulster County Budget – Department Of Economic Development

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Referred to: The Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture Committee (Chairwoman Sperry and Legislators Clinton, Corcoran, Hewitt, Litts, Stewart and Walls), The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chair Nolan and Legislators Donaldson, Kovacs, Litts, and McCollough), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Collins, Hansut, Kovacs, Nolan, and Roberts)

 

Chairwoman of the Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture Committee, Megan Sperry, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County 

Executive on behalf of the Department of Economic Development; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Department of Economic Development identified vacant commercial building rehabilitation as an eligible activity under the New York State Empire State Development Corporation (NYS ESD) Restore New York Communities Initiative and prepared a Round 7 draft application requesting $10,000,000.00 in funding toward the rehabilitation of Buildings 001 and 021 on the east side of the iPark 87 campus at 300 Enterprise Dr, Kingston, NY 12401; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Ulster conducted the necessary public outreach for the application including a public hearing with proper public notice, to receive comments on the proposed direction of the County’s application, after which and with consideration of the comments received, endorsed by Resolution 2023-1-23 of 2023 the County’s application in fulfillment of NYS ESD requirements; and 

 

WHEREAS, Ulster County has received notice that it has been awarded $10,000,000.00 in funding for Project #135,955 from NYS ESD in accordance with its grant application; and 

 

WHEREAS, the resolutions authorizing the execution of these contracts have authorized the County Executive as the County’s signatory; and 

 

 

 

 

WHEREAS, in order to accept and appropriate this funding it is necessary to amend the 2024 Ulster County Budget; now, therefore be it 

 

RESOLVED, that the County Executive is hereby authorized to execute a Grant Disbursement Agreement and any related amendments with the New York State Empire State Development Corporation in the amount of $10,000,000.00, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further 

 

RESOLVED, that the County Director of Economic Development is hereby authorized to act as certifying officer including the filing of any certifications necessary for the purposes of implementing this award; and, be it further 

 

RESOLVED, that the 2024 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows: 

                                               

INCREASE                                      AMOUNT 

 

BB.8668.3752-4600.4660             Misc. Contractual Expense       $10,000,000.00 

(Appr. #)                                            other

 

BB.8668.3752-3400.4989              State Aid                                       $10,000,000.00 

(Rev.#),         

 

and moves its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:             

 

 

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture on ________________.

 

 

 

Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on ________________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$ 10,000,000.00– ADDITIONAL 2024 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$ 10,000,000.00– ADDITIONAL 2024 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

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Updated: April 1, 2024

Votes on this Resolution

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Thu, Apr 11, 2024 Ways And Means
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 160
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No
Abstained
No Vote
Mon, Apr 8, 2024 Public Works, Capital Projects And Transportation
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 160
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No
Abstained

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