Resolution No. 24

Amending The 2024 Ulster County Budget To Accept Opioid Settlement Funding Through The New York State Office Of Addiction Services And Supports (OASAS) And Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Amendment To An Agreement With The City Of Kingston – Department Of Mental Health

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Referred to: The Health, Human Services and Housing Committee (Chairman Uchitelle and Legislators Collins, Corcoran, Harmon, Kitchen, Lopez, and McCollough), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Collins, Hansut, Kovacs, Nolan, and Roberts)

 

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 Office of Addiction Services and Support (OASAS) regarding the Opioid Settlement Funding Initiative per the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Support (OASAS) letter dated November 22, 2023: and

 

          WHEREAS, to reflect the increased funding, an amendment of the 2024 budget is necessary: and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Department of Mental Health is requesting that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the City of Kingston, to pass through Opioid Settlement Funds in the amount of $12,000 as directed by OASAS to address substance use prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and recovery services needs at the local level; and 

 

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

 

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

     INCREASE                                    AMOUNT            

AA-4230.2270-4600.4658     Misc Contr Exp Opioid Restricted          $12,000.00

(App.#)

 

AA-4230-2270-3300-3486      State Aid, Narcotics Addiction Contr  $12,000.00

(Rev.#),           

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to enter into the amendment to the agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the City of Kingston, to accept pass through OASAS Opioid Settlement funds in the amount of $12,000 for the term January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024, 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:

 

        AYES:                     NOES:    

 

 

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

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­on ____________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$12,000.00 - ADDITIONAL 2024 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$12,000.00 - ADDITIONAL 2024 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

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Updated: January 26, 2024

Votes on this Resolution

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Thu, Feb 8, 2024 Ways And Means
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 24
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Abstained
No Vote
Thu, Feb 1, 2024 Health, Human, Services And Housing
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 24
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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