Resolution No. 265

Providing ARPA Funding For A Commissary Kitchen, – ARP Division - Department Of Finance, Division Of Recovery And Resilience

Resolution Information




Referred to: The American Rescue Plan Act Special Committee (Chairman Corcoran and Legislators Clinton, Levine, Lopez, and Sperry), 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)


Chair of the Legislature, Peter Criswell, Chairman of the ARPA Special Committee, Thomas Corcoran, Jr., and Majority Leader Abe Uchitelle offer the following:


          WHEREAS, the 114 Route 28 Redevelopment Project (“The Quality Inn Redevelopment”) is a $47,000,000.00 development project that aims to transform the vacant former hotel into a mixed-use, energy-efficient campus that will contain eighty-three (83) permanent, supportive and affordable apartments; and


          WHEREAS, the Quality Inn Redevelopment Project will additionally provide supportive service offices, a community room, child daycare, and a commissary kitchen; and


WHEREAS, Resolution No. 31 of 2022 funded Capital Project No. 602 to utilize Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for water and sewer infrastructure investments extending to 114 Route 28 that assist economic development and affordable housing projects in Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, the purpose of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding is to facilitate the recovery of programs and services related to public health and economic impact; and


WHEREAS, food trucks and other small businesses can benefit from the use and availability of commissary kitchens and equipment for food preparation and storage; and


WHEREAS, food services are an essential component in Ulster County’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; and


WHEREAS, this project is estimated to cost $245,000.00 of ARPA funds from Ulster County to fund the commissary kitchen including equipment, design, fit-up, and contingency; and


WHEREAS, a portion of the funding for the project will come from a reallocation of funding from Resolution No. 96 of 2022; and




          WHEREAS, Resolution No. 96 of 2022 established the ARPA Water & Sewer Matching Program in the amount of $5,000,000.00; and


          WHEREAS, fourteen (14) municipalities have successfully been awarded and contracted for Water and Sewer Infrastructure projects through the ARPA Water & Sewer Matching Program; and


          WHEREAS, the ARPA Water & Sewer Program is considered complete and has remaining budget of $20,560.00 which must be reassigned to another purpose; and


RESOLVED, that Ulster County hereby dedicates ARPA Funding in the amount of $245,000.00 to the Commissary Kitchen project at the Quality Inn Redevelopment; and, be it further


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


                                                  INCREASE                               AMOUNT


AA.1310.1091-4600.4660           Misc. Contractual - Other             $245,000.00

(App. #)


AA.1310.1091-3400.4095          Federal Aid, ARPA                     $245,000.00  



and, be it further


          RESOLVED, the 2024 Ulster County Capital Fund is hereby amended as follows:


                                                  DECREASE                              AMOUNT


HH.8097.0604.4300.4505             Fees for Professional Services          $20,560.00  

(App. #)                                                                                                                                                   

HH.8097.0604.3400.4995            Federal Aid, ARPA                      $20,560.00

(Rev. #)                                                                             


and move its adoption.






AYES:                       NOES:     



Passed Committee: American Rescue Plan Act on ________________.


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


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.




$224,440.00 – 2024 COUNTY APPROPRIATIONS

$224,440.00 – 2024 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS




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Updated: May 31, 2024

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Fri, Jun 14, 2024 Ways And Means
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 265
No Vote
Thu, Jun 6, 2024 American Rescue Plan Act
Committee Vote to Amend Resolution No. 265
No Vote
Thu, Jun 6, 2024 American Rescue Plan Act
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 265 As Amended
No Vote